Aussie sets world record for escalator ride. Australia, home to some of the strangest animals ever seen, has also hosted one of the weirdest world records. Case in point: A Sri Lankan man, Suresh Joachim, rode an escalator for 140 miles at a New South Wales shopping center in 1998 to top the world escalator ride record.
Los Angeles man turns unpleasant experience into world record gold. While drinking something, have you ever laughed so hard that your drink came out your nose? Not a pleasant experience for most. Yet in 1999, Californian Gary Bashaw performed the feat intentionally on a televised event to top the world record as his nose expelled nearly two ounces of chocolate milkshake.