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On the Other Hand…

March 2, 2021 4:00 pm

Most people are right-handed, which means they use their right hand to write and generally feel stronger using their right side.  However, there are people out there who are left-handed, which means that they write with their left hand, and probably pour drinks, brush their hair, and do lots of other things lefty.  In the old days, everyone thought left-handed people were a threat to society.  But don’t worry, now that we have Google to look up all this stuff, we know that being lefty isn’t bad at all.  In fact, it might mean you’re better at certain things, like music and math.  You will, however, have to get a different-shaped glove to play catch.

Snowboarding Crow

March 1, 2021 4:00 pm

Why should humans have all the fun when it snows? One crow decided to enjoy the fluffy white stuff and tried snowboarding. Read on to do the math in this brave bird’s snowboarding adventure!

The Tallest Lego Tower Ever

February 28, 2021 4:00 pm

Someone is always building big new things out of Lego, and this Lego record is an exciting one: the world’s tallest Lego tower! But just how tall is it? Read on to find out – and see how the math stacks up.

When Toilets Fly

February 27, 2021 4:00 pm

You’ve heard of birds and planes flying. But what about toilets? One group decided to create a portapotty rocket and make it fly! Read on to get carried away with the numbers in this rocketing restroom.

What You’re REALLY Wearing

February 26, 2021 4:00 pm

Have you ever really looked at your clothes up close? If you did, you may have seen that they’re made up of lots of smaller threads weaved or knitted together. The patterns in weaving and knitting require a lot of math! Read on to get up “clothes” and personal with the math and numbers in your shirts.

The Weirdest Fruit You’ve Never Tasted

February 25, 2021 4:00 pm

Sure, you’ve probably eaten apples, bananas, and grapes. But have you ever tasted a jabuticaba? And if not, what does it even look like? Read on to discover the math in a list of 20 fruits you’ve probably never eaten – and see how many you might be adventurous enough to try!

Reading a Book to Fluffy

February 24, 2021 4:00 pm

It’s fun to read a story, so why shouldn’t cats get to hear a bedtime story like we do? One animal shelter thought they should, and created a Book Buddies Program where kids come and read to the cats there. When you count up all the kids, cats, and books, the numbers really add up! Read on to find out more about this meow-gnificent idea.

Juggling Act

February 23, 2021 4:00 pm

Have you ever tried to juggle? It’s tricky, but really cool. And with a little math, you could get the hang of it! Read on to find out the 3 basic ways of juggling, and have fun juggling the numbers.

Cake on Wheels

February 22, 2021 4:00 pm

When people think something is easy, they call it a “piece of cake.” We’re not sure making this car was easy, but it is a BIG piece of...

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Fine-Dining Dog

February 21, 2021 4:00 pm

Now this is silly: a dog eating at a table, using human hands! One man taught his dog Mariele this funny trick, and they put on shows for people. When you think about the practice this must have taken and all the food to practice it, the numbers really begin to wrack up. Read on to do the math about this fine-dining dog.