Sultan Kosen and He Pingping

The world’s tallest man, 8 ft 1 in (246.5 cm) Sultan Kosen, welcomes the shortest man in the world, 2 ft 5.37 in (74.61 cm) He Pingping, to his native Turkey. (Pics)

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The Today Show’s weatherman Al Roker, 5′8″, posted up pics of him with Turkish basketball player and the Guinness World Records for World’s Tallest Man, Sultan Kosen, 8′1″, on his Twitter page this morning.

The Today Show’s weatherman Al Roker, 5′8″, posted up pics of him with Turkish basketball player and the Guinness World Records for World’s Tallest Man, Sultan Kosen, 8′1″, on his Twitter page this morning.

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The world’s smallest man, He Ping Ping, and the woman with the longest legs in the world, Svetlana Pankratova, get together in London this morning.

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This 74.6cm teenager from Inner Mongolia, China is now officially the shortest man in the world. It’s likely that this news will travel the Internet pretty fast as people seem fairly obsessed with this kind of thing through digital channels.