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Guinness World Records 2012



ON SALE: September 13th 2011

Publisher: Guinness World Records Limited


It’s an Olympic year, and to celebrate, the latest incarnation of the world’s biggest selling annual unveils its most thrilling edition yet­ with a dynamic new “widescreen” design, thousands of new and classic records, never-before-seen photos and an exciting selection of new topics and features.

* Crisp,new designandcolor-coded sectionsto help organize and signpost the record content.

* 100%new picturesandfully updated records

*Mythconceptions– Test yourself and test your friends with quiz questions about the record facts that you think you know well!

*Fact files– Fascinating introductory articles about the stories behind the records.

*All-new sports section– Categorized by theme and allowing you to compare superlatives across every major sport.

*Pioneers– Meet the new generation of young men and women who are pushing the boundaries of human achievement… on land, air, ice and sea.

*The average reader– Find out how much time you spend watching TV, playing videogames and sleeping, and discover how much you laugh, weep, breathe and fart!

*Connexions– What connects China and Ireland? What does the USA have in common with Zaire? Find out with our country-by-country global connectionsat the bottom of every page.

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