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Chinese man sets world record with 50-story house of cards built in 5 hours

  • Tian Rui of Qingdao, China, set a record for the world’s tallest house of cards built in 12 hours earlier this month.
  • His attempt took five hours and four minutes.
  • The 50-story build, which stood at 3.375 meters, remained erect for more than 10 minutes before it collapsed.
  • Tian previously set the Guinness record for tallest house of cards (27-stories) built in one hour.

A man from China’s Shandong province has set a new Guinness World Record by building a 50-story house of cards in 12 hours.

Tian Rui started building at 9:20 a.m. and finished at 2:24 p.m. for the Nov. 10 attempt, which was part of the 2022 Guinness World Records Day celebrations. His attempt took five hours and four minutes.

TikTok chefs break world record for largest sushi roll

  • American professional chef Nick DiGiovanni (@nick.digiovanni) and Japanese TikTok star Lynn Davis (@cookingwithLynja) went to Boston on Oct. 7 to create the world’s largest sushi roll by width.
  • They prepared a huge roll that weighed the same as around 45,000 regular-sized sushi rolls put together.
  • The duo reportedly used a large sushi mold, around 2,000 pounds of sushi rice, 500 pounds of sushi-grade salmon, 500 pounds of cucumbers, thousands of nori sheets and millions of sesame seeds.
  • It took them and 6 other people around three hours to create their record-breaking sushi roll that measured 7 feet and 1 inch in width.
  • The previous world record, which was set by Daniel Ramirez from Chile, was 2.10 meters (approximately 6.89 feet) in width.
  • The gigantic sushi roll was eventually donated to a homeless shelter in Boston.

Two TikTok chefs have broken a Guinness World Record for world’s largest sushi roll by width.

American professional chef Nick DiGiovanni (@nick.digiovanni) and Japanese TikTok star Lynn Davis (@cookingwithLynja) teamed up to make food history on Oct. 7. The two friends went to Boston to prepare a gargantuan roll that would weigh the same as around 45,000 regular-sized sushi rolls put together.

World’s oldest person dies at 119 in Japan

  • Kane Tanaka, the Japanese woman who was recognized as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records, died on April 19 at the age of 119.
  • “She became the oldest living person in January 2019 at the age of 116 years and 28 days,” the Guinness World Records tweeted. “She is also the second oldest person ever recorded, behind only Jeanne Calment who lived to the age of 122.”
  • Tanaka was residing in a nursing home in Japan’s Fukuoka Prefecture, where she enjoyed solving math problems, playing board games, eating chocolate and drinking cola.
  • The supercentenarian has lived through two world wars and the 1918 Spanish flu.

The Japanese woman who was recognized as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records passed away at 119 years old.

Kane Tanaka, the supercentenarian from Japan’s Fukuoka Prefecture, died of old age in a hospital on April 19.