Video Of The Week - Human Mattress Dominos Topple World Record

By Meera Dolasia on March 5, 2012

It seems as though people will do almost anything to get into the Guinness World Records - weave gum wrapper chains, host large tea parties, turn themselves into human torches and even, as was recently the case, topple over each other like dominos while lying on mattresses.

850 people came together in New Orleans last week and arranged themselves behind each other, holding mattresses. They then waited patiently as the human dominos came toppling backwards one after another until the final, 850th domino fell on to the ground, easily surpassing the 2011 record set in Belgium, by 550 people.

The effort not only earned New Orleans a spot in the Guinness World Records, but also, provided much needed mattresses to the city's shelters thanks to the fact, that all 850 of them were donated.


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      • kakaMonday, June 23, 2014 at 4:57 pm
        • boomMonday, June 16, 2014 at 4:49 pm
          • RttWednesday, June 11, 2014 at 11:23 am
            That is imposible
            • speeder
              speederWednesday, May 28, 2014 at 4:42 pm
              thats a funny video the best one I have ever seen
              • kayoscolony
                kayoscolonyMonday, May 26, 2014 at 5:02 pm
                don't forget to follow me!
                • speeder
                  speederWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 6:48 pm
                  awesome I can't believe they did that!!!
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                    ssagitariousSunday, April 27, 2014 at 5:32 am
                    I luv the guys accent :)
                    • cool_girl101
                      cool_girl101Friday, April 11, 2014 at 12:31 pm
                      Its funny when the fat people fall! :)


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