This record-breaker got understandably dizzy after kicking himself in the head, and this man was jailed for making women kick him in the groin.
The woman who set the record for time spent with scorpions married the man who set the record for time spent with centipedes.
Pliny thought that bear cubs were licked into shape, and cured themselves of poor eyesight by allowing bees to sting their eyes; Elisha had children mauled to death by bears for mocking his baldness.
Wotjek the bear was a Polish soldier; Nils Olav the penguin was Colonel-in-Chief of Norway's Army.
If you're attacked by a brown bear, play dead; if attacked by a black bear, fight back.
Witches, werewolves and zombies are roaming Wales, but in Nottingham it's just Chinese lanterns.
The Fox sisters' famous ghosts were eventually revealed to be a hoax but no one's yet explained the Enfield poltergeist's year long haunting.
Glitter provides useful forensic evidence but shoeprints do not.
12-year-old Jessica Maple outsmarted police to solve a burglary. 17-year-old David Hahn built his own nuclear reactor in 1994, and Jamie Edwards built a fusion reactor this year, aged 13.
Cold War nuclear fall out can solve murders, catch illegal ivory traders and identify art forgery.
Most kicks to the head in one minute
127 by Joel Leindecker
Hardest kick to the groin
1,100 lbs of force at 22 mph by Kirby Roy
Longest distance pulled by a horse while on fire
472.8 m by Halapi Roland
Most rotations hanging from a power drill in one minute
141 by The Guy Hiang
Furthest distance squirting milk from eyes
279 cm by Ilker Yilmaz
Most bones broken in a lifetime
433 by Evel Knievel
Greatest distance thrown in a car accident 36 metres by Matthew McKnight
Most litigious man
Jonathan Lee Riches
Most Guinness World Records held
131 by Ashrita Furman
Most Ferrero Roché eaten in one minute
9 by Peter Czerwinski (the QI Elves are yet to attempt this - watch this space...)