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5 breaking the Guinness World Record of Thailand

Scorpion queen, wedding cats, and more in this list that marked superiority of Thailand as a world record-breaking version of Guinness.

Scorpion Queen of Thailand, Kanchana Ketkeaw, filling his time by reading a magazine when he tried to break the record for 'longest living with scorpions' in 2002. But he was not the only one, this is part of the record-craziest and greatest record created and solved in Thailand in the last 20 years.

1. Most expensive pet wedding

Since 1996 until now, this record has not been solved. Cats Phet and Ploy married wearing matching pink shirts. The cats are not the kind of indiscriminate, both have the 'diamond eye', which is actually a kind of disease glaucoma. Thai people actually believe that the 'diamond eye' that bring good luck.

Second wedding this cat spend more than 400 thousand baht (USD 135.9 million) and was attended by 500 delegates. Guests give prize money total of 15 million baht (USD 4.3 billion) with a dowry worth 550 thousand baht (USD 159 million). Female cat was taken using a Rolls Royce, male cats are transported by helicopter, while a parrot be best man and bridesmaid iguanas become a woman.

2. Oldest living with scorpions

Kanchana Ketkeaw is scorpion queen of Thailand. He broke his own record in January last year while living in a bedroom-sized glass box for 33 days by 5000 scorpion tail.

In 2002, he lived in the same room for 32 days with 3400 scorpions tail. This woman has become a local legend for his bravery. He also often exhibit 'expertise' is for the tourists. According to Kanchana, he has been stung hundreds of times but the poison is no longer immune to scorpion on his body because it was established immunity.

3. Restaurants widest in world

Mang Gorn Luang (The Royal Dragon) in Bangkok is located in an area of ​​1.6 hectares, has 5000 seats and employ 541 servants who wear wheeled shoes. In 2008, this restaurant less than a Syrian restaurant that has 6000 seats. Even so, this restaurant is still showing the menu in extraordinary scale, with 1000 kinds of cuisines, including Thai, Western, Chinese, and Japanese.

4. Swimming world's largest current

In 2009, Guinness World Records recognizes current pool covering an area of ​​13,600 square meters at Siam Park City as the largest in the world. The pool is already there since 30 years ago but has never been included in the record until 2009.

Krung Thip current pool Talay (Sea Bangkok) also has waterfalls and landscaping attractive arrangement. The officer added that the waves in this pool can be up to a height of 1.5 meters.

5. Tallest girl in the world

Until 2010, the 17-year-old Thai girl Duangdee Malee, with 207 cm, is the tallest girl in the world. The record is now held by American teenagers aged 16, Marvadene Anderson, with 210 cm height.

Emergency! Arctic Ozone Layer Damage Severe

Emergency! Arctic Ozone Layer Damage Severe

Vienna - The condition of the Arctic ozone layer is getting worse in this winter. This condition is caused by cold weather in the upper atmosphere. Like what?

At the end of March, 40% stratospheric ozone layer is damaged. The level of damage is increased from the previous range only 30%. As is known, the ozone layer protects humans from skin cancer.

But now, the layer was damaged by industrial pollution chemistry. As quoted by BBC News, the damage is the reaction of the stratosphere due to the cold conditions of chemical industry pollution.

Through the agreement of the United Nations Montreal Protocol, some banned chemicals are used because its existence can survive long in the atmosphere to tens of years. 1987 Montreal Protocol treaty banning the use of substances Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are widely used in refrigerators.

WMO presented this data in the event the annual European Geosciences Union (EGU) in Vienna, Austria. Despite the cooling of the stratosphere is an annual event at the south pole, north pole picture is still not predictable.

"The level of damage to the ozone layer in the winter depending on meteorological conditions," said Secretary General of World Meteorogical Organization (WMO), Michel Jarraud.

Damage to the ozone layer in 2011 showed, people should be vigilant and aware of the situation north pole for some time to come, he added.

Damage to the ozone layer make harmful ultraviolet-B can go through the atmosphere. These rays cause skin cancer, cataracts, and damage to the immune system. WMO warned citizens of the world beware.