Posts tagged ‘world record’

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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.

Knock Your Socks Off

September 2, 2017 4:00 pm

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What’s the weirdest world record you can think of? We bet it’s not as weird as this one. Read on to do the math on a Guinness World Record that’s sure to knock your socks off!

When Trucks Fly

August 30, 2017 4:00 pm

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Trucks are big and heavy vehicles, so they can’t fly off ramps like bikes and skateboards can…right? That’s not what Gregg Godfrey thought when he attempted to set the record for the longest truck jump. Read on to find out if he was successful – and do the math in truck jumping stunts!

Carpool, or Pool Car?

August 19, 2017 4:00 pm

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Pools and bathtubs give us a great place to play and to relax. But have you ever gone swimming in one while it’s rolling down the road? Read on to learn about two Canadian guys who looked to break the world record doing just that – and make a splash with some carpool math!

The Castle Flying over Your Head

July 28, 2017 4:00 pm

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As if launching a hot air balloon wasn’t cool enough, people in France decided to break a world record by launching the most hot air balloons at one time! Read on to see just how many balloons it took to sail away with the record, and take flight with the hot-air-balloon math.