We all get Happy Birthday wishes and cards from your friends, family, maybe even your dentist… but what about complete strangers? Well, one man named Chris Ferry is...
Most people are right-handed, which means they use their right hand to write and generally feel stronger using their right side. However, there are people out there who are left-handed, which means that they write with their left hand, and probably pour drinks, brush their hair, and do lots of other things lefty. In the old days, everyone thought left-handed people were a threat to society. But don’t worry, now that we have Google to look up all this stuff, we know that being lefty isn’t bad at all. In fact, it might mean you’re better at certain things, like music and math. You will, however, have to get a different-shaped glove to play catch.
Do you like ketchup on your burger, fries, or hot dog? We’re loving this robot that squirts the ketchup for you. But it doesn’t seem to do the math right on the timing, making a big, ketchup-y mess. Read on to “mustard” up the math in this ketchup-squirting robot!
Going to the post office may seem like just another daily job. But not when you work at the post office in Antarctica, where you get to take care of penguins, too! Read on to see just how many people want to work there – and get a little silly with the penguin post office math.
You’ve heard of birds and planes flying. But what about toilets? One group decided to create a portapotty rocket and make it fly! Read on to get carried away with the numbers in this rocketing restroom.
Have you ever really looked at your clothes up close? If you did, you may have seen that they’re made up of lots of smaller threads weaved or knitted together. The patterns in weaving and knitting require a lot of math! Read on to get up “clothes” and personal with the math and numbers in your shirts.
It’s fun to read a story, so why shouldn’t cats get to hear a bedtime story like we do? One animal shelter thought they should, and created a Book Buddies Program where kids come and read to the cats there. When you count up all the kids, cats, and books, the numbers really add up! Read on to find out more about this meow-gnificent idea.
Now this is silly: a dog eating at a table, using human hands! One man taught his dog Mariele this funny trick, and they put on shows for people. When you think about the practice this must have taken and all the food to practice it, the numbers really begin to wrack up. Read on to do the math about this fine-dining dog.
When you go to the post office, you can mail lots of different things just by putting them in a box and putting stamps on them. But at one post office in Hawaii, you can smack some stamps right on a coconut and send it to a friend – no box required! Read on to see how the postage and fun add up when you go nuts mailing coconuts.
If eating at a restaurant isn’t exciting enough for you, you might want to try some of the country’s wackiest restaurants. From restaurants with ninjas, to ones where a train brings you your food, there’s no shortage of math and numbers when it comes to these exciting eateries! Read on to find out more.