Cat with Two Faces Sets World Record

Maureen O'Connor · 09/27/11 05:32PM

Meet "Frankie and Louie," a 12-year-old cat with two faces and two names. Guinness World Records says he is the world's longest-living Janus cat. (Fun fact: That is what they call two-faced cats, on account of two-faced Roman god Janus.) Most Janus cats die within hours of their births.

World's Largest Afro Record Holder: My Hair Gets Stuck on Trees

Maureen O'Connor · 09/15/11 01:40PM

According to Guinness World Records, the largest natural afro in the world has a circumference of 4 feet and 4 inches, and belongs to a 36-year-old social worker from New Orleans. Seated in a room full of disco balls, atop a giant mirrored platform, Aevin Dugas describes the drawbacks of having the world's biggest afro:

Tape Measure Proves World's Shortest Man Is Very Short

Jeff Neumann · 06/12/11 11:46PM

An 18-year-old Filipino man, Junrey Balawing, officially became the World's Shortest Man yesterday according to a sweaty man with a tape measure from Guinness World Records. Balawing is 23.5 inches tall and won the award on his birthday. His mother told Reuters, "We are happy on this day. We are proud of Junrey." The previous record holder is a man from Nepal who stands 26 inches tall. [Reuters]