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Jaws vs. Claws

September 22, 2014 4:00 pm

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If you had to choose between running into a crocodile or a shark, you’d have a tough decision, since you probably don’t want to mess with either one. But what happens when those two animals bump into each other? Click “Read More” to see what happened in real life, and do the math to see what should happen!

Holy Cannoli!

September 20, 2014 4:00 pm

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If you love chocolate chips, whipped cream, or crunchy deep-fried dough – or all three – then you would probably love cannoli. And with an attempt being made to break the world record for largest cannoli, there’ll be plenty to go around! Click “Read More” to get a bite of the delicious cannoli math.

So You Wanna Be A…Buccaneer

September 19, 2014 8:00 am

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Anne Bonny was an unlikely pirate. First of all, there weren’t many female pirates in her day, and most wore disguises to look like men. But not Anne. Second, she came all the way from Ireland to the Caribbean to commandeer her ships. And most impressive, she did all this sailing as a red-haired and freckly person in an age before sunscreen existed! We caught up with Anne on board her sloop while it was anchored in a secret cove, and she shared some numeric tricks of the trade with us!

A Jacked-Up House

September 18, 2014 4:00 pm

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Have you ever tried to build a house of cards using a deck of playing cards? Imagine how much trickier it must be when the cards are giant-sized and made of real building materials! That didn’t stop one architecture group who did just that. Click “Read More” to see how the cards stacked up.

Meet the Mola Mola

September 17, 2014 4:00 pm

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The mola mola fish, or sunfish, is definitely a fish, but looks more like an alien visiting from outer space. And when it comes to this wacky creature, there are a lot of numbers! Click “Read More” to discover these numbers, and do the mola mola math.

Stuntin’

September 16, 2014 4:00 pm

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We just love watching people do crazy stunts that use talents you didn’t even know people could have, like folks flipping toys, tools and themselves through the air in the wackiest ways. Click “Read More” to see how much math it takes to do these wacky stunts!

White as a…Lobster

September 11, 2014 4:00 pm

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Lobsters are those reddish-pink, claw-waving sea critters who hope not to get caught and become someone’s tasty dinner. Well, two lobsters have escaped being eaten simply by looking really cool. Click “Read More” to find out how their good looks saved them, and do the lobster math.

Spaghetti All Day, Every Day

September 10, 2014 4:00 pm

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Whether you love pasta or not, there’s probably a limit as to how much you can – or want – to eat. And with Olive Garden’s Never Ending Pasta Pass, you can get all you want…and then some. Click “Read More” to see how the pasta plates start to add up!

Spectacular, Smelly Fish

September 7, 2014 4:00 pm

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There are lots of ways that fish in an aquarium can wow us. But this mandarinfish may take the cake. Click “Read More” to find out why – and swim your way through the fish math!

840 Dresses and Counting

September 6, 2014 4:00 pm

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It’s hard work to make a piece of clothing. But 99-year-old Lillian Weber makes it look easy! Click “Read More” to see why Lilllian is “sew” awesome – and do the math.