The ultimate annual book of records is back and crammed with more than ever before. Want to know the highest anyone has travelled on a skateboard or the largest loop the loop completed in a car? Dying to know just how many tricks a cat can do in one minute? The answers to these questions and so much more are right inside. New in this year's edition are exciting infographic features exploring fascinating details on topics such as animals, the human body, sports, and explorations. Of course, there are lots of updates for favorite record categories such as the world's tallest dog. And, as always, Guinness's team of world-class photographers has traveled the globe to capture amazing images of the year's most impressive record holders. The 2017 edition includes challenges that readers can try in their backyards, kitchens, bedrooms, or even at the gym, plus exclusive pages just for the United States featuring amazing records from the X Games and a special look at the 125th anniversary of basketball.