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This real life Popeye set the record for the world's biggest arms, measuring 31in each. Moustafa Ismail, from Egypt, denies any use of steroids, shuns spinach and works out everyday in a suburb in Boston, America. He eats a gruelling diet of seven pounds of protein, nine pounds of carbohydrates and three gallons of water each day (Guinness World Records)

Year in Review 2012: Oddest Stories

This year was full of odd stories, from 96 year old fathers to a woman defacing a centuries old piece of art. Other honourable mentions is a Kung Fu baby and a body builder who calls himself the 'Egyptian Popeye'.

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