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Can a Bird Take You for a Ride?

November 5, 2017 4:00 pm

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Bedtime Math fan Kaien M. asked us a great question: how many birds would it take to pick you up and fly with you? Read on to fly away with the math and see what the answer to this question is!

Your 25-Hour Day

November 4, 2017 4:00 pm

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Tonight people across the U.S. will end “daylight savings,” that time of year when our clocks say a time 1 hour later than the “real” time in space. We’ll turn our clock hands back 1 hour, and in the spring turn them forward as we do every year. Why do we do this? Read more to find out, and do the math!

Lost and Found, Forever

November 3, 2017 4:00 pm

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Have you ever found something that you lost so long ago you forgot all about it? We bet it wasn’t lost for as long as the wallet and watch in today’s math problem! And it most likely didn’t travel as high as the lost GoPro camera, either. Read on to do the math on these long lost – and long found! – items.

B is for Birthday

November 2, 2017 4:00 pm

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Today we celebrate a very important person’s birthday. Read on to find out who gets to blow out the candles and eat the (cookie) cake today, and get munching on the “monster” math!

Dinosaur Dogs

November 1, 2017 4:00 pm

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Lots of kids dress up for Halloween. But people also spend a lot of time carefully planning out the costumes for their dogs, too! And pooches in New York City then get to strut their stuff in a Halloween Dog Parade. Read on to find out what some of the popular pup outfits were this year – and do the canine costume math.

When Your Fridge Spits Candy

October 31, 2017 4:00 pm

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If you live in America, you may come home today from trick-or-treating with a huge pile of candy, or have leftovers from the candy you give kids who visit you. Where are you going to put it all? One candy-loving guy has the answer. Read on to find out his clever solution, and crunch on the candy math!

Working Out with Wolves

October 30, 2017 4:00 pm

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If you got to run with wild wolves, would you have more fun running? Some scientists got to do this, but they were experimenting to see if the wolves would get along better and share more food. Read on to see how they trained the wolves to run on treadmills – and run through the wild math!

1,000-Pound Pumpkin

October 29, 2017 4:00 pm

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If you live in America, you might want to carve a pumpkin for Halloween, or at least roll a couple onto your front lawn for decoration. Well, you’d better get your muscles in shape if you’re buying your pumpkins from farmer Keith Edwards, who’s grown 7 huge pumpkins that together weigh over 7,000 pounds! Read on to work your math muscles with this giant pumpkin math.

When Elephants Were Furry

October 28, 2017 4:00 pm

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Woolly mammoths were long-ago cousins to the elephant – and they were definitely woolly! With hair as long as 3 feet, they were sure to keep warm in the cold winters. Read on to discover the hair-raising numbers behind this mammoth of a creature.

Spotted on Halloween

October 27, 2017 4:00 pm

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With Halloween just a few days away, lots of us have decorated our homes for the big day. And if you’re a little creeped out by all those giant spiders and webs on people’s bushes you can try glowsticks for something a little less yucky and a little more colorful. Read on to find out how to glow your way through Halloween – and get in the Halloween spirit with some math!