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A Family for the Record Books
January 19th, 2023

Imagine being 77 years old… and still being the baby of the family. That’s what life is like for Eugenia D’Cruz, who has 11 older brothers and sisters! The D’Cruz family set the world record for largest combined age of 12 siblings. If you add up all their ages, the sum is more than 1,000 […]

Baby You Can Drive My…Balloons?
December 27th, 2022

Balloons come in lots of different colors and shapes, and float all around the place, which make them lots of fun. But making a shape with them to break a world record make them even more exciting! Read on to see how many balloons were needed to break this world record – and get carried away with the balloon math.

Daredevil Skis
December 20th, 2022

Skiing is a fun sport to do when there’s snow on the ground, but sometimes it can be challenging. Now imagine skiing on the world-record longest skis – with 169 other people! Read on to find out just how big these skis were, and glide through the math in this favorite winter sport.

The Best French Fry
December 12th, 2022

With all the restaurants that serve French fries, it must be hard to have the best fries. But every year, some people pick the best ones. Read on to munch on the math of having the yummiest fries around!

Number-Crushing Cupcake
December 8th, 2022

If you’re really hungry, you can gulp down a cupcake in a few bites. But what about a 3-foot one that holds the record for the world’s largest cupcake? Read on to bake up the math in just how much stuff went into this cupcake – and chow down on the cupcake numbers!

Way Too Big for the Bathtub
December 4th, 2022

A rubber ducky is a great toy for bathtime — unless the duck is bigger than your whole house, like the world’s largest rubber ducky! Read on to swim through the math in this gigantic bath toy.

Don’t Blink!
November 8th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Sydney B. asked us, how long was the world’s longest staring contest? Read on to find out – but don’t blink…you might miss the math in this eye-opening world record!

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.

How Do Doggie Treats Taste?
September 15th, 2022

Dogs love their doggie biscuits, especially when the biscuit’s ginormous! But just how big is the world’s biggest dog treat? Read on to find out – and treat yourself to some tasty math.

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!

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