From Felix Baumgartner's incredible leap from the edge of space to Chandra Bahdur Dangi being declared the shortest man of all time, 2012 has been a truly amazing year for record breaking. To wrap the year up, here's a compilation of some of the highlights from the past 12 months.
Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare footage provided courtesy of Hot Wheels (Mattel, Inc.). Avengers footage provided courtesy of Marvel Studios, Inc. Tom Schaar 1080 footage and Red Bull Stratos photos provided courtesy of Red Bull Media House N.A., Inc Psy "Gangnam Style" footage provided courtesy of Island Records. FEATURING "Thumbs Up" by Kill The Noise & Feed Me, courtesy of OWSLA.