Shortest person in the world – Khagendra from Nepal

A tiny guy with long name – Khagendra Thapa Magar, has just turned 18 today, on October 14, 2010. To hand over his 18th birthday present, the title of the World’s Shortest Man, Guinness World Records Book team has gone to Nepal. I wrote about Khagendra back in 2007 when He Pingping, the shortest man…

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Calgary leads in median income, followed by Edmonton and Ottawa

According to the data derived from 2008 personal income-tax returns, Statistics Canada has found that Calgary led other metropolitan areas in median-family income. Calgary was followed by Edmonton and Ottawa-Gatineau. Calgary families earned $91,570 in 2008, well above the Canadian average of $68,860. Edmonton followed with family income of $88,190, and Ottawa-Gatineau was third with…

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Tallest men in the World

Height of a person is the distance from the bottom of the feet to the top of the head while standing erect. The average height of the people usually depends on ethnic group and gender. In average men are taller then women. 2.57 m (8’5") tall Leonid Stadnyk of Ukraine, is believed to be the…

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Elisany Silva – Tallest Teen Girl in the World

A 14 year-old Elisany Silva is more than 2m tall. Born on September 27, 1995 in Brazil the 6’9” (206 cm) tall teen is still growing. Elisany has been forced to leave her school because she couldn’t fit in the bus. Elisany is going to start ramp modeling, dressed as a bride.

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Olympics Women’s Ice Hockey – Cigar beer and gold medal

Some time after they beat the United States 2-0 on Thursday, the Canadian women’s ice hockey team came back from the locker room and staged a party on ice. The party involved bottles of champagne, beer cans and cigars. Among others was 18-year-old superstar Marie-Philip Poulin, who was also drinking alcohol on the ice. The…

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5-months pregnant athlete in Olympics

Five and half months pregnant, 30 year-old, Kristie Moore, is one of the Team Canada curling team members competing in the Winter Olympics being held in Vancouver, Canada. She is the third pregnant athlete ever to compete in Olympic games. Ninety years ago, Swedish figure skater Magda Julin won a gold medal at the Antwerp…

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15 year old Sleeping Beauty – Louisa Ball (video)

Louisa Ball is a normal teen except for the ‘sleeping beauty sickness’. The 15-year-old girl sleeps for days at a time and cannot be woken. It is told that Louisa suffers from Kleine-Levin Syndrome, a disease with no cure that clears itself up after 8-12 years of suffering from it. The Once Louisa slept for…

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143-page love letter — to an imaginary lover

A bachelor, Harish Kondakkuli (30), of South India has written a 143-page long love letter. The problem is he is not in love so he had to write it to an imaginary lover to enter the Guinness Book of Records. The letter, in Kannada (local language), begins with ‘Preethiya Abhisarika’ (Dear Abhisarika) and ends with…

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