Longest Body Parts
Here’s our installment for strange true facts: longest body parts.
The human hair grows mostly on our head, armpits, hands and legs, nose, ears, and even face. Except on our sole of the hands and feet and our lips. Most men have hairs growing on their faces called beard, mustache and sideburns.
Some religious sects, don’t cut hairs, believing that the hair is sacred.
Here’s a list of longest hair.
1) Asha Mandela
On Decemebr 10, 2010, Asha Mandela was recognized for her longest dreadlocks hair, by Guinness Book of World Records. (source:Wikipedia)
2) Tran Van Hay
Tran Van Hay of Vietnam, dedicated his life as herbalist, curing people for free, and was inspired by the Buddhist monks. His unwashed hair, was over 6.8 meters long and weighing more than 10.5 kilogram. Every time he had his haircut, he became ill, and the most serious when at aged 25 he had his haircut again, since that time, he never had haircut again, and washed his hair few times
3) Xie Qiuping, China’s Longest Hair in the world
4) Dai Yueqin, Tong Xiang, China
Dai Yueqin, age 42, who was born in Tong Xiang, Eastern China but lives in the USA, has not cut her hair since she was fourteen years old. However Yueqin is not the a record breaker hair-raising barnet.
5) Longest Ear Hair Radhakant Baijpai
Radhakant Baijpai, an Indian grocer, has a goal in life, making sure that he has the longest ear hair in the world. Radhakant was crowned the official Guinness World record holder for the longest ear hair back in 2003, when his aural fronds were an already-impressive 13.2cm long.
6) World’s longest nails
Lee Redmond lost her fame and title of Guinness world record longest nail when she met a car accident. Redmond, made this statement as Guinness released one of its last pictures of her in all her glory, taken with Melvin Booth, who holds the record as the man with the longest finger nails (29 feet, 8 inches), just a few months before her accident.
7) Chris Walton, US World Guinness Longest Nails
Chris Walton, who sings in Vegas and goes by the stage name The Dutchess, has been growing her nails for 18 years. She says she doesn’t drink milk or stick to any other nail-friendly diet. The nail on her ring finger is the length of a human arm, her left pinky is the length of a fire hydrant, and it would take only 484 versions of her left thumb nails to stretch all the way up to the top of the Empire State Building. Really weird.
8) Longest Toe Nails
9) Longest Tongue
Chanel Tapper. Photo Credit: Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records
Chanel Tapper has the world’s longest tongue, measuring 3.8 inches (9.75 cm), from the tongue’s tip to top lip. her lizard-like tongue is twice as long as the average and around the same length as an iPhone.
Annika Irmler, Longest Tongue in Germany
Annika Irmler a German schoolgirl, has licked up a place in the Guinness Book of Records with her whopping seven centimeter tongue, and said, “My friends always said I had an incredibly long tongue – I could make lots of money with it one day.
10) Longest Body Parts in the World