In 1986, the United Way released 1,500,000 balloons in Cleveland, Ohio. It was supposed t just be a fun attempt at a World Record, but they ended up creating a nightmare for the entire community. Source: Digg
Last month, Cuban native Jose Castelar set out to break his own record for the world's largest cigar. Castelar began the project at the end of April and, with the help of assistants, finished the super-cigar on Tuesday.