Why Not Be the Best in History?
Today's Snack Idea: eat a world-class healthy treat
- a delicious, round apple. Only . . . imagine that it's Earth. Bite off North
America! Yum! Who knew? It's tasty! Now bite off Africa, chew and swallow. Who
knew it'd be that easy to wipe off a whole continent? Aren't you glad Earth
doesn't have a big brown STEM sticking up from it? When you get down to the
CORE of the apple, just be glad it's not as hot as the Earth's core, estimated
to be between 3,000 and 5,000 degrees Celsius. Whew! Now, THAT'S world-class
As long as there have been people, there have been
contests to see who's the best at what. History is full of win-loss episodes,
and famous people who've been the best in an endless variety of competitions.
There's no reason kids can't get in on the "hysteria" and set a world record.
What will be yours? What do you want to go down in history for, as the best in
the . . .
See below for a web link you can use to browse
through the Guinness Book of World
Records and check out what's already been done. Can you beat it? Or can you
devise a new category that nobody else has ever thought of, and be the world
champ right off the bat?
the world record for balancing on one foot is 76 hours and 40 minutes.
person has a record for balancing 88 pounds of milk cartons on his head for
longest time for continuously spinning a basketball on one finger is three
hours and 59 minutes.
to this site to find out the official rules and regulations and to register
your record attempt. Someday, the kiddies might be reading about YOU in the