‘Food’

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Fine-Dining Dog

February 21, 2017 4:00 pm

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Now this is silly: a dog eating at a table, using human hands! One man taught his dog Mariele this funny trick, and they put on shows for people. When you think about the practice this must have taken and all the food to practice it, the numbers really begin to wrack up. Read on to do the math about this fine-dining dog.

How to Mail a Coconut

February 17, 2017 4:00 pm

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When you go to the post office, you can mail lots of different things just by putting them in a box and putting stamps on them. But at one post office in Hawaii, you can smack some stamps right on a coconut and send it to a friend – no box required! Read on to see how the postage and fun add up when you go nuts mailing coconuts.

Candy That Counts

February 14, 2017 4:00 pm

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Around Valentine’s Day, there’s candy everywhere – especially those sugary, colorful hearts with cute messages on them. And when you think about how long they’ve been made for and how many are made each year, the candy count begins to add up! Read on to get sweet with the math in this fun holiday favorite.

Revenge of the Restaurant

February 12, 2017 4:00 pm

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If eating at a restaurant isn’t exciting enough for you, you might want to try some of the country’s wackiest restaurants. From restaurants with ninjas, to ones where a train brings you your food, there’s no shortage of math and numbers when it comes to these exciting eateries! Read on to find out more.

The Best-Selling Cookie — at Least Right Now

February 7, 2017 4:00 pm

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Girl Scout cookies are some of the yummiest cookies around. And with a variety of flavors, shapes, and numbers of cookies, each boxful has a load of math in it. Read on to crunch and munch your way through the delicious numbers behind the country’s favorite cookies (at least during this time of year).

Spirocakes

February 6, 2017 4:00 pm

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If you like math, art, and pancakes, then the Spirocake is for you! It’s a neat tool that uses math and gears to create cool-looking pancakes. Read on to see how it does it – and eat up the math in these delicious pancake designs.

Super Bowl Fat-Fest

February 5, 2017 4:00 pm

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It’s the Super Bowl, America’s most important football game. Millions of people watch from home with family or friends, and it turns out they aren’t just watching the game: they’re eating a ton of food. One professor did the math to figure out just how much food everyone is eating during the big game. Read on to find out – and do the math for yourself!

Big Snack, Little Snack

January 23, 2017 4:00 pm

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Have you ever wondered how much you’d need to eat if you ate just donuts, or just carrots, or just cake? For some foods, it’s a smaller amount than others. And an app called Calorific shows you just how much of some foods equal 200 “calories.” Read on to do the math and find out just how many donuts and carrots equal the same amount!

“Canstruction”

January 22, 2017 4:00 pm

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Canned food isn’t just for eating. Each year, people get together and build cool-looking statues out of them for an event called “Canstruction.” Read on to do the building math in playing with your (canned) food.

Checkerboard Chocolate

January 21, 2017 4:00 pm

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These amazing designs combine two of our favorite things: chocolate and shapes! That makes it double the fun with the math in them. Read on to play with your food – and discover the numbers in chocolate and shapes.