Posts tagged ‘world record’

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The Bungee Dunker

February 15, 2018 4:00 pm

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How do you make a splashy world record? With the world’s first bungee jump cookie dunk! Read on to do the math behind this extreme treat!

The People Who Really Count

January 15, 2018 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Ajax L. asked us, what’s the highest anyone has bothered to count out loud? Read on to find out – and to see some crazy things people decided to do while counting!

Bigger Stocking, Bigger Gifts

December 25, 2017 3:59 pm

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On Christmas, Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus here on Earth by giving gifts, and by waiting for Santa Claus to show up and fill their stockings with even more presents. But why stockings? Read on to find out, and do the math on the world’s largest Christmas stocking!

Stretch That Song to the Sky

December 24, 2017 4:00 pm

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If you’d like to play an instrument that’s bigger than you are, try the harp. If you’d like to play an instrument that’s A LOT bigger than you, try the Earth Harp! Read on to find out about this 700-foot harp that Bedtime Math fans Sophie and Ian G. told us about – and play along with the math in music.

Throw Those Snowflakes!

December 1, 2017 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Lucas W. asked us, how many snowflakes are in a snowball? Read on to do the ice cold math!

A Penny for a Big Piggy

November 29, 2017 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Rayhaan asked us, how many pennies can fit in the biggest piggybank? Read on to make “cents” of the math in the world’s biggest piggy bank!

Running Around the Whole World

November 18, 2017 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Valeria M. in Spain just asked us, how long would it take to run all the way around the world? Believe it or not, it’s been done! But how long would it take if you didn’t have to take any breaks? Read on to run through the math of world record runs.

1,000-Pound Pumpkin

October 29, 2017 4:00 pm

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If you live in America, you might want to carve a pumpkin for Halloween, or at least roll a couple onto your front lawn for decoration. Well, you’d better get your muscles in shape if you’re buying your pumpkins from farmer Keith Edwards, who’s grown 7 huge pumpkins that together weigh over 7,000 pounds! Read on to work your math muscles with this giant pumpkin math.

Speedy Scooter Dog

October 14, 2017 4:00 pm

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We’ve seen dogs ride skateboards and surfboards, which takes great balance. But for a dog to ride a scooter is a different story. Well, Norman the French sheepdog can do just that, and has set the doggie scooter-riding world record. When you think about all the hours of training and scooter rides it took for him to do this, it really adds up and makes his feat that much more impressive!

Putting the Boom in Boomerang

October 6, 2017 4:00 pm

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When you throw a ball or Frisbee, it usually only comes back to you if you’re playing catch with somebody (or fetch with your dog). But a boomerang is different and will return to you on its own! Read on to find out how it works, and go flying with the boomerang math.