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How the U.S. Lost the Title for the World's Largest Chair
After a century of states battling it out for the honor, the current record holder is in... Austria.
June 22, 2017
Borax Visitor Center
Everything you always wanted to know about borates is here.
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Fort Stockton, Texas
The second largest roadrunner in the world stands 11 feet tall in his West Texas town.
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The Mother of All Flamingo Collections
How many pink tchotchkes does it take to break a world record? Read on.
May 23, 2017
Absolutely Ridiculous Burger
The world's largest commercially available hamburger is complete with 15 pounds of lettuce, 30 pounds of bacon, and 36 pounds of cheese.
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Fudenosato Kobo Brush Museum
This little town supplies Japan with most of its calligraphy brushes, still made by hand from animal fur.
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Giant Pipe of Pipestone
A town honors its legacy of traditional American Indian pipe carving with one gigantic pipe.
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Rose Hill, North Carolina
The World's Largest Operational Frying Pan
The 15-foot-wide, 2-ton pan fries hundreds of chickens once a year.
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Pajala N, Sweden
Lovikkavanten (Lovikka Mitten Statue)
The world’s largest knitted mitten is displayed in one of Sweden’s smallest Arctic villages.
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World's Largest Potted Plant
The cedar tree in Highgate Cemetery earned its title by accident.
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Cedar Creek, Texas
The world's largest squirrel statue clutches a pecan bigger than your head.
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World's Largest Laundromat
The clothes-washing king doubles as a community center with some unusual features, including an aviary filled with finches.
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Garden City, Kansas
World's Largest Hairball
The 55-pound trichobezoar was removed from the stomach of a cow.
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Schonach im Schwarzwald, Germany
World's Largest Cuckoo Clock
A Black Forest cuckoo clock theme park features one timepiece big enough to walk inside.
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Muzeum Betlémů Karlštejn (Museum of Nativity Scenes)
This quaint museum tells about more than just the birth of Jesus: "betlémy" are an important piece of Czech history.
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World Records of Casey, Illinois
The world's largest collection of the world's largest objects is in one small Illinois town.
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Tassen Museum of Bags and Purses
The largest collection of handbags in the world, the oldest of which were used to carry Bibles, primarily by men.
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Shell Lake, Wisconsin
Museum of Woodcarving
The world's largest woodcarving collection includes dozens of Bible scenes and a wooden bestiary, all carved by one man.
Added by Molly McBride Jacobson
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