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
There are plenty of world records that are just plain pointless. And this is one of those records, but damn, it's probably one of the most impressive things we've ever seen! This dude climbs 36 steps ON HIS HEAD!