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Some 800 participants polish their leather shoes on a street in Tokyo's Taito ward, a district famous for its shoemakers in Japan, to challenge the record of "most people polishing shoes" for the Guinness Book of World Records on November 22, 2013. Participants established a new world record over the previous one, made with 451 people in the UAE in 2011.       AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNOYOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images

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Some 800 people polish their shoes on a street in Tokyo’s Taito ward, a district famous for its shoemakers, to challenge the record of “most people polishing shoes” for the Guinness World Records, on Friday

A girl arranges a reanimation doll

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A girl arranges artificial respiration doll in Lingen, eastern Germany, on Tuesday ahead of an attempt to set a new record on reanimating dolls simultaneously with around 600 pupils