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Fastest circumnavigation by bicycle (female)

Jenny cycled the world, on her own, in 124 days and 11 hours. She describes some of the practical considerations, and the challenges she faced. Prompts a discussion on circumnavigation, and…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays

Fastest marathon distance in a robotic walking device (male)

Fastest marathon distance in a robotic walking device (male) - Simon lost the ability to walk, but - through a robotic suit - was able to complete the London Marathon. He continues to…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 0 likes 7 plays

Smelliest plant

Also known as "the corpse flower", the Amorphophallus titanum or titan arum as it is also known, is believed by many to be the smelliest plant on Earth. When it blooms, it releases…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays

Most bird species in an aviary

Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji looks after 468 bird species in his aviary in India. Use to prompt a discussion about species, and the classification system within the animal kingdom.…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays

Youngest driver to win a Formula One World Championship race

The youngest driver to win a Formula One World Championship race is Max Verstappen, who won his first race on 15 May 2016, at the Spanish Grand Prix, Montmeló, Spain, aged 18 years…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays

Chimponaut: A Hero Forgotten and Remembered by Jan Adkins -The Explainer General

Who was America's first astronaut in space when we were losing the space race to the Soviet Union? Jan Adkins tells us of his heroic journey, You can also read the text here: Teachers can find…

From  Vicki Cobb on November 26th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays

No Shoes for You by Jim Whiting-- The Running Encyclopedia

Listen to the story of Billy Mills, a running champion like no other. You can also read the text here and also see a video of the final lap of Mills' record-setting race.

From  Vicki Cobb on November 9th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays

Inspire Quincy Oct 16,2019

This week’s Inspire Quincy includes: The President’s 5k road Race with proceeds benefiting QPS’s Health and Wellness program, highlights of Quincy’s students involvement in…

From  QuincyPS on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 7 plays

Presidents 5k Road Race

The Annual Presidents 4K Road Race takes place every September and it benefits the Quincy Public Schools Health and Wellness Program. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Ma., Brewster Ambulance Services are…

From  QuincyPS on October 3rd, 2019 0 likes 9 plays

Think Different

From  schlanoa on September 28th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays

Space Race Pt. 1- Race for Rockets

From  ghartranft on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays

The Race

From  jteran@elisd.org on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays

Space Race - Pt. 4 Race for the Moon

From  ghartranft on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays

Space Race Pt. 2 - Race for Satellites

From  ghartranft on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays

RaceInterview

From  michelweston on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays