# ‘Daily Routine’

##### Getting a Grip on It

March 25, 2018 4:00 pm

Have you ever stayed in the bathtub or pool so long that your fingers turned wrinkly? Wonder why that happens? Scientists did some tests to figure out this mystery. Read on to get a grip on the math (and science!) of wrinkly fingers.

##### Who Talks More, Girls or Boys?

March 24, 2018 4:00 pm

Ever wonder if boys talk more than girls? Or girls talk more than boys? Read on to discover the numbers behind this noisy question – and talk about the math in talking!

##### Two Peas a Day Keeps the Dentist Away

March 15, 2018 4:00 pm

How many tooth brushings should you get out of a tube of toothpaste? And if you’re getting more than that, are you using too little toothpaste? What is the right...

##### Chargogga-what?

March 12, 2018 4:00 pm

If you’ve wondered what place in America has the longest name, there’s a clear winner. With 44 letters (or more, depending on how you spell it), Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamogg wins. But it’s not the longest name of a place in the world! Read on to see what other town uses all the ink in your pen when making out a letter – and do the wordy math.

##### The Race Against Your Toenails

March 10, 2018 4:00 pm

Bedtime Math fan Jay A. asked us, which one grows faster, our hair or our nails? Read on to find out which is speedier – and do the hair-raising math!

##### How Many People Share Your Birthday?

March 6, 2018 4:00 pm

Bedtime Math fan Paige O. asked us, how many babies are born each day? And fan Megan S. asked us, how many people share your birthday? If you think about it, they’re asking the same question in different ways – so read on to discover the math behind babies sharing birthdays!

##### Shhh! Can You Keep a Secret?

March 5, 2018 4:00 pm

Have you ever kept a secret? A secret is something you know that you aren’t supposed to tell anyone else. Sometimes, though, people tell secrets to 1 person, and lots of people end up knowing. Read on to do the math on how secrets spread – but shhhh! don’t tell anyone!

##### Why Did People Start Chewing Gum?

March 4, 2018 4:00 pm

Some foods are so weird that we have to wonder who first got the idea to try eating them – like gum, for example. How long ago did people actually get the crazy idea to start chomping on this chewy stuff? Read on to find out – and chew on some gummy math!

##### Flying Cars, Coming Your Way Soon

March 2, 2018 4:00 pm

Some cars look really cool. Here’s one that looks cool and can fly! It doesn’t exist yet, but one company is working on it, and it looks like it will be here soon. Read on to fly through the math in cars that will take us to new heights.

##### Last Piece of the Puzzle

February 24, 2018 4:00 pm

Jigsaw puzzles can be easy or challenging. But there’s no doubt about it that there’s a ton of math in them – especially the world’s largest jigsaw puzzle! Read on to piece together the puzzle math.