10 Shocking Records That Are Likely To Never Be Broken
There’s an old saying, that records are made to be broken. While that is generally the case and certainly something that people often aim for, there are some records that appear nearly impossible to break for a number of reasons, including the fact that the record that stands is one that would seem surmountable even to people who spend their lives trying desperately to actually break those records. Some of the records are sporting related, some are drinking related and some are just people going about their lives and having something really weird happen to them. Check out our 10 shocking records that will likely never be broken and let us know what you think in the comments section.
Man Struck By Lightning Seven Times
Roy Sullivan was a park ranger in the Shenandoah national park who lived an ordinary life except for one thing. Between the years of 1942 and 1977, Sullivan was struck by lightning seven times. Each strike was verified by his supervisor and a medical professional. By contrast, the odds of getting struck by lightning once in 80 years is 1 in 10,000.
On one day in 1984, Australian Graham Barker suddenly decided he was going to start collecting his naval lint. Some 26 years later, the man had a world’s record 22.1 grams of naval fluff stored in three jars. He even labeled the jars for better archiving.