As of December 2015, Xie Qiuping, a woman from China, holds the record for the world's longest documented hair. Her hair was 18 feet, 5.54 inches long, or 5.267 meters, when measured on May 8, 2004. Quiping was born in 1... More »

The longest snake in the world is the reticulated python. They live in the East Indies and Southeast Asia, and they can grow to be up to 30 feet long. More »

According to Guinness World Records, Christine Walton of Las Vegas, Nev., has the longest nails in the world as of September 2011. The length of her fingernails totals 19 feet 9 inches, with 10 feet 2 inches on her left ... More »

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