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Doggy Paddle Like a Pro

May 21, 2017 4:00 pm

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Eight puppies plus 1 pool equals lots of excitement! Read on to “wet” your appetite for cuteness and math.

Don’t Bite the Robot That Feeds You

May 20, 2017 4:00 pm

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Running the 26 miles in a marathon is hard. But Tomatan the robot is trying to make it a little easier. Read on to toss around the numbers behind this tomato-tossing robot!

High-Flying Jump

May 19, 2017 4:00 pm

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Jumping on a trampoline can make you feel a little like a superhero. Just one little push-off and you’re flying higher than any normal human being on the ground. Maybe that’s why one dog wanted to get in on the action, too. Read on to find out about this and some of the zany trampoline records — and soar to new heights with the math!

That Dress Is Trash!

May 18, 2017 4:00 pm

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How much soda would you have to drink to make a dress made of bottle caps? Do the math to figure it out!

Geckos, Dragons, Chameleons, Oh My!

May 17, 2017 4:00 pm

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So let’s get this straight: what’s the difference between geckos, lizards, komodo dragons, salamanders, chameleons, and other wiggly creepers? It turns out that all but one are in the same big happy family: the lizard family. Click “Read More” to find out more about our slithery friends and do the math!

How to Make More S’mores

May 16, 2017 4:00 pm

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S’mores are yummy treats to make over a campfire. And now there’s a way to make lots of s’mores at once, even if it’s raining and you don’t have a fire. Read on to discover how you can make even more s’mores, and do the delicious, gooey math!

Your Own Backyard Waterslide

May 15, 2017 4:00 pm

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What can $81 buy you? Apparently an old amusement park waterslide for your backyard! Read on to see how an amusement park’s trash was one grandpa’s treasure – and slide your way through the math.

A Ride with Mama Turtle

May 14, 2017 4:00 pm

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It’s Mother’s Day, and what better way to celebrate it than to see how all kinds of mothers work hard! Read on to do the mommy math in the animal world.

How to Catch a Flying Grape

May 13, 2017 4:00 pm

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When we eat, we’re supposed to take bites carefully and politely. But some folks would rather throw their food in the air and catch it in their mouths — and grapes are their favorite choice for this. Click “Read More” to see some records for grape catching – and do the math!

Your Body Rocks!

May 12, 2017 4:00 pm

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Your body is an amazing machine that does far more than you realize. Learn the numbers behind your organs!