Turkey's Sultan Kosen, 27, left, the tallest man on earth according to the Guinness World Records organization, with a height of 246.5 cm (8 feet 1 inch), holds the Guinness Book during a news ... more 
Turkey's Sultan Kosen, 27, left, the tallest man on earth according to the Guinness World Records organization, with a height of 246.5 cm (8 feet 1 inch), holds the Guinness Book during a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Felipe Dana
Thu, Nov 18, 2010 7:08 PM EST