Ever wonder who thought up some ideas that we now do every day? Like brushing your teeth with a toothbrush and toothpaste, for example. It turned out to be a great idea, but who really thought of it? Read on to “brush” up on toothpaste math – you might be shocked at how far back it actually goes!
Airplanes are fun vehicles to ride in, and lots of them takeoff from airports every day. We probably don’t realize just how many are flying in the sky, so one photographer decided to camp out at Los Angeles International Airport for a day and take pictures as each plane took off. Read on to takeoff with some math and see just how many planes are leaving this airport each day.
Twins are pretty rare to begin with. Twin siblings then each having 2 pairs of twins? That’s even rarer. But that’s exactly the case for adult twin sisters in Utah!! Read on to see how the numbers begin to add up for their family reunions, and how they’re winning at twinning!
Have you ever made a cake and then had to wait while it sat in the hot oven to bake? Well these cakes replace the oven with…a freezer! Read on to how to make these cool cakes – and do the mouth-watering math.
Have you ever walked so long it felt like you were walking for days? One man actually did walk for days – 99 days to be exact – as he trekked across the United States, from California to Maine. Read on to find out how the miles added up!
What do mattresses, dominoes, and 850 people have in common? A world record, of course! Read on to find out how one hotel gave a whole new meaning to crashing into bed – and do the mattress math.
It’s not every day you get to celebrate the Tooth Fairy. But we get to today because it’s National Tooth Fairy Day! And with 20 million kids in the U.S. who each have 20 baby teeth, this hard-working fairy deserves a lot of credit. Read on to sink your teeth into the math of National Tooth Fairy Day.
These days we take our phones everywhere, which means there’s a greater chance they’ll get lost. So imagine one scuba diver’s surprise after his phone fell into Monterey Bay, and then he got it back weeks later. Read on to find out an even more shocking surprise – and dial up the math in swimming phones!
When we’re showering, we don’t really notice how much water we’re wasting. Well, one woman noticed and invented a clever shower curtain to encourage people to take shorter showers. Read on to see how this invention gently pokes and prods its users (literally!) to lessen the amount of time they spend singing in the shower – and see how the gallons of water saved can add up quickly!
We’ve seen that their are holidays for all sorts of things. From ice cream to onion rings, we’re always looking for a reason to celebrate. And there are all kinds of ways to celebrate, too. One woman celebrates in a toe-tally different way. Read on to find out how – and do the math!