Though being the owner of a world record is pretty cool, there are world records no one wants to beat.
From surviving the most lightening strikes to enduring the hardest kick to the groin (seriously, who would want to beat a world record of groin kicking?), these are 25 bizarre world records no one wants to beat.
#25 Farthest distance survived in tornado
On March 12th 2006, then 19 year old Matt Suter was engulfed by a tornado while inside his mobile home near Fordland, Missouri, US. Suter was knocked unconscious and awoke 398 m (1,307 ft) away in a nearby field – the farthest distance ever survived inside a tornado.
#24 Farthest distance pulled by horse while on full body burn
As if being dragged by a horse was not crazy enough, professional stuntman Josef Todtling set his entire body on fire while achieving this extremely painful world record. The total distance Todtling “traveled” in this bizarre way was 500 m (1,640 ft). For those of you wondering, he WAS protected with several layers of clothing and cooling gels as well as metal shins and elbow pads.
#23 Longest sword swallowed
The world record holder for the longest sword ever swallowed belongs Natasha Veruschka. Her incredible feat was achieved on February 28, 2009 (Sword Swallower’s Awareness Day) with a sword that measured 58 cm (23 in).
#22 Farthest milk squirting distance
In one of the craziest world records ever, Ilker Yilmaz squirted milk from his eye a distance of 279.5 cm (9 ft 2 in). Yilmaz sucked the milk through his nose before squirting it from his eye.
#21 Largest kidney stone
On February 18th 2004, Vilas Ghuge had a kidney stone removed from his left kidney at the R. G. Stone Urological Research Institute in Mumbai, India. The kidney stone measured 13 cm (5.11 in) at its widest point.
#20 Longest time spent on gurney in hospital hallway
When Tony Collins, a British diabetic, arrived at the Princess Margaret Hospital at Swindon, England on February 24th 2001, he had no idea he would set a new world record. After being told he would have to wait for a hospital bed, he was put on a gurney in a hallway where he remained for 77 hours and 30 minutes.
#19 Most rotations hanging from power drill
The world record for most rotations hanging from a power drill in a minute is 148. The crazy feat was achieved by Huy Giang on the set of “Guinness World Records” in Madrid, Spain, on December 23rd 2008.
#18 Largest object removed from human skull
In 1998, Michael Hill was stabbed in the head with a large knife and left for dead, but he survived and had the 20 cm (8 in) long survival knife removed from his skull. The incident happened when Hill was visiting his sister. Hill went to answer a knock on the door when his sister’s neighbor, Derrick Smith, stabbed Hill on the head with a serrated knife. It’s believed that Smith confused Hill with Hill’s sister’s husband whom he had argued with sometime earlier. Though Hill survived the attack, he was left with some complications that include memory loss and brain seizures.
#17 Most clothes pegs clipped to face
The most clothes pegs clipped to someone´s face in one minute is 51. This painful world record was achieved by Silvio Sabba in Pioltello, Italy, on December, 27th 2012.