PHOTOS: YOU WON WHAT? Bizarre Contests, World Records

PHOTOS: YOU WON WHAT? Bizarre Contests, World Records
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Glasgow, Scotland, February 23, 2009--Competitions can take many forms: human vs. human; human vs. nature; and human vs. the Guinness Book of World Records, as shown above in this attempt to best the world record for tallest pancake stack.

The potential record-breaker required a hundred eggs, 11 pounds (5 kilograms) of flour, and 6.6 pounds (3 kilograms) of butter.

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