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Craziest Basketball Shot Ever

August 29, 2017 4:00 pm

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Basketball is a fun sport to begin with. Now imagine adding crazy costumes, ramps, a slingshot, a swimming pool, and a truck to it to perform the craziest dunk ever. That’s exactly what one group of people did – all in one take! Read on to see how many times they had to try it to get it right – and do all the math in this talented trick.

2 Million Birds, All in One Place

August 28, 2017 4:00 pm

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Have you ever folded paper in special ways to do an art called origami? How about making 2 million origami birds? People around the world did just that as a way to help after the earthquake in Japan in 2011. Read on to find out about the different sizes of birds that were made with different materials – and fly away with the math!

Honk If You Like My Pictures

August 26, 2017 4:00 pm

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Have you ever walked by a really grimy car and run your finger through the grime to write your name? Well, artist Ben Long makes whole pictures this way! Read on to get the dirt on his art, and do the math!

Bears in the Backyard Pool

August 25, 2017 4:00 pm

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You’ve probably heard of the doggy paddle, but what about the bear paddle? One family of bears decided to show us just that as they took a swim in the backyard pool of a New Jersey family. Read on to see how much fun the mama and cub bears had – and swim through the numbers behind these bubbly bears!

Candy-Popping Pup

August 24, 2017 4:00 pm

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The picture you see here looks like a photo of a beagle getting a shower, but it isn’t a photo at all. Read on to see how artist Joel Brochus got creative with his food, and do a sprinkling of math!

How to Turn a Banana into a Penguin

August 23, 2017 4:00 pm

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We’re told not to play with our food, but when it looks like a cute penguin, it’s hard not to. One website shows you how to turn an ordinary fruit into an adorable animal. Read on to go bananas for the math in these edible penguin friends!

Carpool, or Pool Car?

August 19, 2017 4:00 pm

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Pools and bathtubs give us a great place to play and to relax. But have you ever gone swimming in one while it’s rolling down the road? Read on to learn about two Canadian guys who looked to break the world record doing just that – and make a splash with some carpool math!

You Can Count on Dogs, Because Dogs Can Count

August 18, 2017 4:00 pm

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Dogs can learn pretty cool tricks, like how to sit, shake paws, and even speak. But we think this Jack Russell terrier named Maggie has learned the coolest trick of all. Read on to find out what this counting canine can do – and do the math with her!

Lego That Melts in Your Mouth

August 17, 2017 4:00 pm

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Whoever said you shouldn’t play with your food obviously never saw these Lego-shaped molds for chocolate. Read on to see how the numbers stack up with this delicious invention!

Train Ride in the Sky

August 16, 2017 4:00 pm

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From height to speed, roller coasters are full of math. And what better day to celebrate the tallest of the tall and fastest of the fast roller coasters than on National Roller Coaster Day? Read on to find out just how high and fast you can go with these radical rides – and speed through the math!