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Map Your Favorite Candy!

October 31, 2018 4:00 pm


What’s your favorite Halloween candy? Does it match the favorite candy of most people where you live? Read on to map out the math in everyone’s favorite candy across the country!

Going Batty

October 30, 2018 4:00 pm


Bats may look a little weird and scary, but they’re pretty neat animals that help us out more than we may know! Read on to go batty with the math behind these cool creatures.

Not Quite Scraping the Sky

October 29, 2018 4:00 pm


Normally, skyscrapers are big buildings for which you have to reach your head really far back to see the top. But the Newby-McMahon “skyscraper” in Texas is a little different. Read on to find out why – and see how it can be really important to do the math when it comes to getting measurements right!

Cookies for Your Pet Grasshopper

October 28, 2018 4:00 pm


We know that bugs like to eat our people food: just go on a picnic and watch the ants sneak up on you. So our fan Joey K....

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The Trick to the Oreo Twist

October 27, 2018 4:00 pm


Scientists study all kinds of questions, like how to get all the cream from an Oreo onto one side so you can eat the most yummy goodness. So how do you do it? Read on to find out, and do the delicious twisted math in a classic cookie!

How Far Can You Reach?

October 26, 2018 4:00 pm


Have you ever held hands in a long line? How far did you all stretch? Our fan Lily J. asked, if everyone in the U.S. held hands, how...

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Bike-Powered Pooch

October 25, 2018 4:00 pm


If you’ve ever walked a dog, you know it’s usually hard to keep up with them. But now there’s a way that you and your pooch can exercise together and go the perfect speed for both of you! Read on to pedal through the math in this awesome exercise machine for you and your puppy pal.

Pass the Alligator, Please

October 24, 2018 4:00 pm


Do you feel like you eat the same things for dinner over and over? Well, what do you think about eating different foods like alligator and zucchini flowers? The Food Challenge provides you with a list of 100 odd foods to try. Read on to see if you’ve eaten any of them – and do the math on how many more you have to go!

Kissing a Hippo

October 23, 2018 4:00 pm


Whether these hippos are kissing, playing, or just shoving each other out of the way, it sure looks like they’re having fun! Hippos are pretty large animals, which means there are a lot of numbers that come with this playful pair. Read on to do the mammal math behind these amazing animals.


October 22, 2018 4:00 pm


Bedtime Math fan Yuri R. S. asked us, how many pictures are taken every year around the world? When you add up all the devices that can take photos, it ends up being a lot! Read on to find out how fast the photos add up.