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A Family for the Record Books

January 19, 2021 4:00 pm

Imagine being 75 years old… and still being the baby of the family. That’s what life is like for Eugenia D’Cruz, who has 11 older brothers and sisters!...

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Your Own Tie-Dyed Crayons

January 18, 2021 4:00 pm

We all know some crayon colors are more popular than others. But what can you do with the leftover pieces of crayons that are too small to color with? Make your own crazy tie-dyed crayons! Read on to see how – and do the colorful math.

Krush of K’Nex

January 17, 2021 4:00 pm

K’Nex are pretty cool to begin with, but this world-record K’Nex structure is out of this world! With elevators, ramps, a ferris wheel and more, it’s easy to see how it is the largest K’Nex ball contraption. Read on to see it in action and get on a roll with the math.

Banging out That Song

January 14, 2021 4:00 pm

Usually you aren’t supposed to pound on your toys with sticks. But there’s one toy where you can do that all you want. Read on to find out what toy this is, and do the musical math!

How Birds Make Movies

January 12, 2021 4:00 pm

We all love to take pictures and videos of ourselves, and it looks like eagles do, too. One eagle stole a hiker’s camera and took a little trip with it. Read on to do the high-flying math on this camera-crazed bird!

A Shark Who Likes Snow

January 5, 2021 4:00 pm

It’s fun to make a snowman when there’s enough snow. But it must have been even more fun to make a giant snow shark! Read on to see how one family scaled up the fun, and do the math by the shovelful.

If You Want to Throw a Fruitcake…

January 2, 2021 4:00 pm

We’re always told not to play with our food, and especially not to throw it. But what if there was a national day that celebrated throwing fruitcake? Well there is! Read on for more about this crazy tradition, and do the math to see how far fruitcake can fly.

Snowball Fight, Siberia-Style

December 30, 2020 4:00 pm

It’s fun to have a snowball fight, but it’s hard work making all those snowballs to throw. Well, it’s so cold that along one beach in Siberia, Nature-made snowballs are showing up! Read on to have a ball with the math behind these natural snowballs of various sizes.

Dam Good Shot!

December 29, 2020 4:00 pm

Have you ever shot a basketball at a really tall hoop and made it in? It’s really exciting! Now imagine throwing a basketball at a hoop that’s hundreds of feet below you – and breaking a world record. Read on to do the math in this crazy basketball shot.

Words That Make You Cross-eyed

December 28, 2020 4:00 pm

We like to build with Legos, blocks, bricks and stones, but you can also build with words! Crossword puzzles do just that. And, believe it or not, there’s a lot of math in building with words. Read on to see!