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Skater Mouse

August 21, 2018 4:00 pm

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Mice are more talented than you know. Shane Willmott proved this by teaching his pet mice some pretty awesome tricks. Read on to see what tricks they learned – and hang ten with the math in these radical rodents!

Where Ice Cream Flavors Go

August 20, 2018 4:00 pm

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What happens to ice cream flavors that some people like but most don’t? If you’re at Ben & Jerry’s, they go to the Flavor Graveyard. And after being around for more than 30 years, those flavors begin to stack up. Read on to devour the melty math in retired ice cream flavors!

Dashing Down the Street

August 19, 2018 4:00 pm

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You know those white and yellow lines painted down the middle of the roads? How long do you think they are? Read on to find out the answer – and be shocked by the “street math!”

A Backwards Day

August 18, 2018 4:00 pm

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A palindrome is a word that is spelled the same backwards and forwards, like toot and racecar. Can you think of any others? It turns out numberscan do the...

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The Wake ‘n Bacon

August 17, 2018 4:00 pm

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Have you ever heard the expression “Wake up and smell the roses?” Well now you can actually wake up and smell the..bacon! Read on to cook up some math in this delicious and awesome alarm clock.

Feather Bedhead

August 16, 2018 4:00 pm

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This bird has a cool hairdo. But that’s not the only neat thing about it. Read on to find out more about the Egyptian vulture – and discover the math behind this feathery bedhead!

That’s One Heavy Ocean

August 15, 2018 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Parker M. asked us, how much does the ocean weigh? Read on to find out, and make a splash with the ocean math!

Chalk Art Gone Wild

August 14, 2018 4:00 pm

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Drawing with sidewalk chalk is fun because you get a big sidewalk to create huge pictures. So imagine how much fun it must have been for the 6,000 people who drew this lizard with chalk! Read on to see where math meets art and outdoor fun with sidewalk chalk.

The Horse That Could Ride You

August 13, 2018 4:00 pm

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Wait — is that a real horse next to that dog? It is, and her name is Thumbelina. Read on to do the BIG math on tiny horses.

Speed Stackers

August 12, 2018 4:00 pm

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Have you ever tried stacking things to build something really tall? Did you use cups? People actually have competitions to see who can build pyramids with cups the fastest! Read on to see how the numbers stack up in speed stacking.