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The Castle Flying over Your Head

July 28, 2017 4:00 pm

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As if launching a hot air balloon wasn’t cool enough, people in France decided to break a world record by launching the most hot air balloons at one time! Read on to see just how many balloons it took to sail away with the record, and take flight with the hot-air-balloon math.

Tiger-Torn Jeans

July 27, 2017 4:00 pm

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At the Kamine Zoo in Japan, some of the animals do more than just eat and relax: they help make jeans! Read on to find out how these talented tigers, bears, and lions tear up the fashion scene, and do the wild wardrobe math.

Crazy Eye Colors

July 26, 2017 4:00 pm

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Did you ever look at a cat and notice that it had two different colored eyes? This happens a lot with some of our other furry friends, too. Read on to find out which animals like to mix it up with eye color – and do the eye-catching math!

Your Very Own (Mini) Car Factory

July 25, 2017 4:00 pm

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It’s hard to get something that’s more fun than Legos, robots, or cars – except when they’re all together! Read on to do the math on a Lego robot that builds Lego cars, and see how quickly the fun adds up.

Eye-Popping Pancakes

July 24, 2017 4:00 pm

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Pancakes are yummy, and it turns out they don’t have to be just circles! Read on to play with your food and flip through the flapjack math.

Oceans of Orcas

July 23, 2017 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Chandler M., who’s also a fan of orcas, asked us a great question: how many orcas are out there, and are there more in the Pacific or Atlantic Ocean? Read on to find out the answer, and swim through the orca math!

Quick, Hand Me a Water Balloon!

July 22, 2017 4:00 pm

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A great way to cool off in the summer is to have a water balloon fight, but it always takes so long to fill the balloons, and then you use them up so quickly! Well, one dad found a way to solve that. Read on to find out how, and cool down with some water balloon math.

The Speediest Snail

July 21, 2017 4:00 pm

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Normally we don’t think of snails as speedy. But at the World Snail Racing Championship, one snail has to be the fastest of them all! Read on to race your way through the slimy snail math.

Walking on the Moon

July 20, 2017 4:00 pm

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On this very day 45 years ago, men walked on the moon for the first time. Even though they walked around for only 2 1/2 hours after 4 days of flying, they left their mark (and footprints!). For more moon math, click “Read More.”

How Teeny Is a Baby Bunny?

July 19, 2017 4:00 pm

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When we think of bunnies, we normally think of furry creatures with bushy tails. But baby bunnies start out looking a lot different than that, yet just as cute. Read on to see how these adorable creatures grow and change, and get your daily dose of cute math!