Michelle Obama Wants to Jump a Million Children All at Once

Brian Moylan · 10/06/11 03:39PM

Michelle Obama is gathering hundreds of children at the White House tomorrow to attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records record of the number of people doing jumping jacks at the same time. She's part of a push by National Geographic Kids to get more than 20,000 people around the world to do jumping jacks for one minute at the same time.

Fat Kids Also Dumb

Hamilton Nolan · 07/14/09 11:40AM

Students who score higher on physical fitness tests also reliably score higher on math and reading tests, disproving the fat kid's standard "dumb jocks are dumb" defense. Fat kids can still claim to be better at art and cooking. [NYP]