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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 »

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The longest river in the world is the Nile River in Africa, with the Amazon River in South America a close second. Following those rivers are the Yangtze River in China and the Mississippi-Missouri River system in North ... More »

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The longest tunnel in the world is the Seikan Tunnel located in Japan. The tunnel spans a total of 53.85 km or 33.49 miles long. More »

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As of 2014, Guinness World Records reports that the woman with the record for longest nails is Lee Redmond. The man with the longest recorded nails is Melvin Boothe. Both record holders hail from the United States. More »

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In 2005, a 13,422-mile long, 22-hour and 43-minute Boeing flight from Hong Kong to London set the Guinness world record for longest non-stop commercial flight. Captain Suzanna Darcy-Hennemann described seeing two sunrise... More »

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The longest canal in the world is the Grand Canal in China. The canal runs approximately 1,200 miles from Hangzhou to Tongzhou, a suburb of Beijing. More »

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Hair is made up of a protein called keratin and it's simple in structure. The hair follicle holds the hair and keeps it connected to the surface of the skin. More »

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