10 Of The World’s Largest Things


10 Of The World’s Largest Things

Some things are really big…

World’s Largest Arthropod

The Japanese Spider Crab is the biggest arthropod on Earth–their legs are believed to grow up to 12 feet long. But since they live at such great depths (typically 1,000 feet down or so) a full grown spider crab has yet to be caught.

World’s Largest Serving Of Fried Chicken

Kentucky Fried Chicken, a unit of Yum! Brands, Inc. served 2,493.35 lbs. of fried chicken to the citizens of Louisville .

World’s Largest Chocolate Bar

Armenian company Grand Candy unveiled the world’s largest ever -chocolate bar — a 10-inch-thick slab weighing in at 9,720 pounds and measuring 18.4 feet by 9-feet.

World’s Largest Arthropod

24-year-old macrodactyly patient Liu Hua, from Jiangsu, China, was recognized in 2007 as the man with the world’s largest hand. He was born with a left thumb, index and middle finger much larger than normal, which grew dramatically together with his arm as he grew older and has had a serious impact on his work and day-to-day life.

World’s Largest iPod

This 25 ft. iPod is attached to the side of the Unizan Bank building across from the State house at Third St in Columbus, Ohio. Not only does it look like an iPod, but it actually plays music.

World’s Largest Human Rainbow

On September 18, 2004, over 31,000 students, faculty, staff and alumni of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines broke the record previously held by the Maltese.

World’s Largest Goldfish

The orange koi carp weighs 30lb – the same as an average three-year-old girl

World’s Largest Mosaic

Two brothers revealed a painstaking reconstruction of Britain’s largest Roman mosaic that took them ten years to complete. Bob and John Woodward used 1.6million tiny pieces to produce their copy of the Orpheus pavement.

World’s Largest Sand Carpet

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The unique 39,370.078 square foot (12,000 sq. meter) world record carpet was created by 25 visual artists made entirely of 70 types of colorful sand found on the country’s southern island seashores of Hormuz, widely known for its red soil, to create the ‘Persian Gulf’ sand carpet.
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