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Guinness 2014 Book Features New Record-Breaking Talents



    The big, the small and the wacky will have their day in the sun when Guinness World Records' new book hits stores on Thursday.

    The 2014 book features new extraordinary records like the Largest Lollipop, Largest Walking Robot and Tallest Rideable Motorcycle.

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    Those who made "small" strides ware also featured in a big way. The Shortest Donkey — standing at 2 feet, 1 inch — made the cut, and so did Miley, the Smallest Living Dog, who stands at 3.8 inches tall.

    There is even room for the speedy: Ozzy, a Border Collie and Kelpie crossbreed, holds the title for the Fastest Crossing of a Tightrope by a Dog, after he performed the trick at a record 18.22 seconds on Feb. 1.

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    The book goes on sale Wednesday for $28.95. A free augmented reality app introduced last year is back on iTunes and Google Play, and it features interactive elements like 3D animation, photo galleries and videos.

    Click through the gallery above to see some of the world's most incredible feats.