Posts tagged ‘world record’

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Whipped Cream Gone Wild

August 30, 2016 4:00 pm

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Desserts are yummy, but many are even yummier with whipped cream on top. And you may not think it, but there’s a lot of math that goes into making the perfect whipped cream! Read on to whip up the numbers in this delicious dessert topping.

Chalk Art Gone Wild

August 14, 2016 4:00 pm

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Drawing with sidewalk chalk is fun because you get a big sidewalk to create huge pictures. So imagine how much fun it must have been for the 6,000 people who drew this lizard with chalk! Read on to see where math meets art and outdoor fun with sidewalk chalk.

Which One Wins, the Spaghetti or the Meatball?

June 28, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Mateo C. asked us, was the world’s biggest meatball bigger than the world’s longest piece of pasta? Read on to find out – and slurp up the delicious math in larger-than-life spaghetti and meatballs!

The Write Stuff

May 19, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Nya W. asked us, how big is the world’s biggest pencil? It turns out, there’s more than one! Read on to get the scoop on giant pencils – and sharpen up your math.

The Big Cheese

May 10, 2016 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Judah R. asked us, what’s the biggest cheese in the world? Turns out there’s more than one winner! Read on to see how the math in the world’s biggest chunks of cheese slices up.

Like a Superhero on a Skateboard

May 5, 2016 4:00 pm

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Look up in the sky: it’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a guy setting a world record on a hoverboard? Read on to fly through the math in this cool world record.

Shooting-Star Skydivers

March 7, 2016 4:00 pm

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Skydiving is one of the craziest sports out there. And it’s even crazier when you create a cool pattern in the sky while breaking a world record! Read on to find out the math behind this daring dive.

A Good Reason to Jump on the Bed

August 25, 2015 4:00 pm

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What do mattresses, dominoes, and 850 people have in common? A world record, of course! Read on to find out how one hotel gave a whole new meaning to crashing into bed – and do the mattress math.

Party for a Panda

August 8, 2015 4:00 pm

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Everybody likes to celebrate birthdays, so why not let animals join in on the fun? And Jia Jia the panda has a good excuse to party. As the oldest panda living in captivity, she’s had a lot of years to learn how to celebrate! Read on to see what birthday this world-record holder celebrated – and do the math on panda years.

The Game of Telephone

December 28, 2014 4:00 pm

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Have you ever played the game of Telephone? In a group of people, one person thinks of something secret to say, and whispers it to next person, who whispers it to the next, until finally the last person says to everyone what he or she heard – which isn’t always what it started out as. And with over 1,000 people playing it to break the record, the secret phrase was bound to change. Read on to do the math on this fun game!