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Can You Drink a Whole Lake?

November 12, 2017 4:00 pm

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We got an awesome question from a Bedtime Math fan: Carmel P. wants to know, could you drink a whole lake in an hour? Read on to see what the numbers say – and drink in the math!

Spotlight on 11/11 11:11

November 11, 2017 4:00 pm

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We are loving the geometry in the Anthem Veterans Memorial sculpture in Arizona. What makes this sculpture so mathematically special? Read on to find out – and see how math can meet nature to create memorable and honoring tributes.

A Berry Big Mess

November 10, 2017 4:00 pm

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Have you ever wondered how cranberries get from the farm and into your cup of juice? Unlike other fruits, like apples, that you pick straight from the tree, farmers have a unique – and wet! – way of picking cranberries. Read on to get the scoop on cropping cranberries, and do the “berry” wild math.

Pocket-Sized Pooches

November 9, 2017 4:00 pm

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Dogs come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, from really big to really small! But just how small is the smallest dog? Read on to find out – and do the math behind petite pups.

Putting the Jelly in Jellyfish

November 8, 2017 4:00 pm

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We have jelly, and we have fish…and then we have jellyfish. It’s a great name for this slimy sea creature. Jellyfish can be smaller than your fingernail, or...

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Counting the Stars

November 7, 2017 4:00 pm

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When it’s really clear at night and there aren’t a lot of lights around, you can look up at the sky and see lots and lots of stars. But you’d be amazed by just how many star are up there that your eyes can’t see! Read on to count up the stars and be star-struck by the math in the sky.

How to Get a Bigger Brownie

November 6, 2017 4:00 pm

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Cake tastes delicious no matter what shape it’s in. But we’re loving this cake-cutter made by Matthias Wandel that cuts the cake into hexagons. Read on to find out why this hexagon knife is so cool – and bite into the cake math!

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.