Guinness World Records

Breaking a World Record – With All Your Friends
October 17th, 2022

There’s a world record out there for almost anything. And one town tries to break a new world record every year. Pretty soon they might hold the record for world records. Read on to see what kind of fun records they’ve broken – and see how the math in record-breaking adds up!

Big Foot – for Real
October 14th, 2022

It may be difficult for you to find shoes that you like and are comfy. But just imagine how hard it is for the person with the world’s biggest feet! Read on to walk in the shoes of this world record holder – and step into the math in shoe sizes.

A Tip for Your Halloween Costume
October 7th, 2022

Stuck between a few different costumes to choose for Halloween? Why not wear them all? If you’re like the world record holder for most outfit changes in 1 minute, that won’t be a problem at all! Read on to change it up with the math in this world record, and be wowed with the wardrobe wizardry.

The Tortoise That (Almost) Beats the Hare
September 16th, 2022

When you think of a speedy animal, we bet you don’t think of turtles or tortoises. But the world’s speediest tortoise might change your mind…or maybe not. Read on to speed through the math and see how fast this four-legged friend is.

Furball
September 4th, 2022

How long is your hair? Is it as long as the fur on the world record-holding cat? Read on to find out – and do the math on how your hair measures up!

A Day for Chocolate
July 7th, 2022

A great way to celebrate Chocolate Day is by eating it – and doing math on the world’s largest Hershey kiss! Read on to find out just how large this kiss was, and eat up the numbers behind chocolate.

Backpack-Busting Books
January 23rd, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Genevieve B. asked us, how big is the world’s biggest book? Read on to find out the answer to this page-turning question!

From Slime to Shine
January 6th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Amber I. asked us, what is the world’s longest pearl necklace? Read on to see how close your guess is – and do the shiny pearl math!

Extreme Drumming
December 22nd, 2021

Drummer and Bedtime Math fan Luca R asked how many 16th notes are in a minute…

Swimming in Hot Cocoa
December 20th, 2021

Hot chocolate and hot cocoa are different drinks, but they’re both yummy and great cold-weather drinks. They’re so good, in fact, that the world record for largest cup of hot cocoa was made in a swimming pool! You can never have too much of a good thing, so read on to find out just how much of this good thing was made in the pool – and swim through the delicious math.

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