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100 Acrobats, Hanging by a Thread

September 4, 2017 4:00 pm

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Acrobats do amazing things. They stand on each other’s shoulders, flip upside down in the air, and somehow jump to the ground without breaking their necks. One performance at the Chinese Youth Olympics had all that – and more! Read on to find out about it, and cartwheel your way through the math.

The Toy That Plays with Toys

September 3, 2017 4:00 pm

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Legos and dominoes are two of the most fun toys. Now put them together and you have something really awesome! Read on to find out about a Lego robot that lays down the dominoes for you, so you can enjoy toppling them down – and do the math.

Thought for Food

September 1, 2017 4:00 pm

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We’re loving this viralnova collection of great points about food, like “Chocolate is a type of milk, but milk is also a type of chocolate.” Read on to get more food philosophy – and chew on the numbers!

When Trucks Fly

August 30, 2017 4:00 pm

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Trucks are big and heavy vehicles, so they can’t fly off ramps like bikes and skateboards can…right? That’s not what Gregg Godfrey thought when he attempted to set the record for the longest truck jump. Read on to find out if he was successful – and do the math in truck jumping stunts!

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!