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SUMMER ACTIVITY FOR YOUR CHILDREN - Letni Aktivita Pro Vase Deti

Set up one fun and calm activity for your children this summer as Mr. Gary Duschl of Virginia Beach, Virginia shows you in his video. Friends and siblings can have a contest who will make the longest Gum Wrapping braid during their summer.BTW you do not have to use gum wrapper, you can make your own "paper" - use your imagination what you will use instead of the gum wrapper.

Few facts about Mr. Duschl's braiding activity:
  • Began braiding it on March 11, 1965--that’s 45 years ago--and is measured annually on that date by officials. The braider has spent over 24,000 hours working on this project
  • Currently, it is 63,527 feet long
  • That is equal to 12 miles, or 19.3 Kilometers
  • It is equivalent to the length of 211 football fields, or 192 soccer fields, or 317 hockey rinks, or even 43 Empire State Buildings stacked up one on top of the other
  • The braid is over twice as tall as Mt. Everest
  • The entire braid weighs 882 lbs or 400 kilograms
  • The braid contains over 3 million links from 1.5 million gum wrappers (2 links per wrapper)
  • That’s over $105,000 worth of gum
  • The gum alone would weigh over 5 tons
  • If the braid was laid out along a highway, it would take 12 minutes to drive the length going 60mph; if you preferred walking, it would take you over 5 hours
  • The braid is stored in 11 large plexi-glass cases and occupies 74 cubic feet of space
And here is his video:




Pomozte detem s jednou skvelou aktivitou pres leto, kterou lze shlednout ve videu pana Duschle z Virginia Beach, VA. Kamaradi a sourozenci mohou "zavodit" kdo udela nejdelsi retez ze zvykackoveho obalu za cele leto.  Vlastne nemusite pouzit jenom obal ze zvykacky - muzete pouzit cokoliv co nahradi tento obal -staci pouze pouzit predstavivost..

Nekolik Factu o panu Duschl a jeho retezci:
  • Zacal retez dne 11. brezna, 1965 = pred 45-ti lety, pan Duschl do teto doby stravil 24,000 hodin na tomto projektu
  • V sioucasne dobe je retez 63,527 feet dlouhy = 12 mil, neboli 19.3 kilometru
  • coz je stejne jako delka 211 football-ovych hrist, neboli 192 fotbalovych hrist, neboli 317 hokejovych hrist, nebo take 43 Empire State budov nad sebou
  • Retez je vice jak 2x "vysoky" nez  Mt. Everest
  • Retez vazi 882 lbs neboli 400 kilogramu
  • Retez ma v soucane dobe pres 3 milliony spojeni za pomoci 1.5 milionu obalu ze zvykacek (2 spojeni za kazdy obal)
  • Coz by bylo pres $105,000 za zvyckacky
  • Zvykacky by vazily pres 5 tun
  • Kdyby byl retez polozen podel dalnice trvalo by 12 minut projet kolem za rychlosti 60 mil za hodinu. Kdyby jste chteli kolem retezu projit pesky trvalo by vam to 5 hodin chuze
  • Retez je uschovan v 11-ti velkych nadobach z plexiskla =  74 kubickych feet