London, especially in light of the last Olympics, has seen a lot of world records tumble. But the spotlight giveth, and the spotlight taketh away, and for every headline-stealing cycling record shattered, there's an unjustly ignored Londoner -- nay, athlete -- who dared to dream that he could blow a Malteser in the air for longer than anyone else since the dawn of time itself. Well, we're here to help try and restore the balance...
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It was 13 items. Seriously, this seems low. And when you learn that the items in question were mini sausages, and that the dog swallowed them whole, it seems even lower. Isn't this record routinely broken by ravenous labradors around the world, vacuuming dog biscuits from the sky as they rain down towards their dinner bowls?
Arrested and convicted in 2009, this gang of hardened criminals had an average age of 57 (their oldest member was 83). They were busted by the British Serious and Organised Crime Agency, with a stash of over £5 million in counterfeit notes.
One man swallowed 5ft of stinging nettles and a considerable amount of his pride live on The Paul O' Grady Show, and now his name will live on forever, etched in history. Just think about that for a moment.
What is a reverse bungee jump, you ask? Despite sounding like some creatively gross entry on Urban Dictionary, it's actually when you're pinned to the ground with a tensed bungee cord attached between you and a crane before you're released, and shot skywards. And David Hasselhoff himself holds the record for the highest one, at 70m.
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