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The Sweetest Day of the Year

July 20, 2015 4:00 pm

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No matter what size or shape lollipop you have, they’re delicious every time! And on National Lollipop Day today, it’s even more reason to celebrate this sweet treat. Read on to lick your way through the yummy math of lollipops.

Big Day for Ice Cream

July 19, 2015 4:00 pm

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If you ask us, any day is a good day for ice cream. But today is National Ice Cream Day, so there’s an extra good reason to celebrate by enjoying this delicious dessert! Read on to get the scoop on the numbers in this melty treat – and find out just how long people have been enjoying it.

The Skinny on Oreos

July 8, 2015 4:00 pm

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Do Oreos taste just as good even if they’re thinner? We’re about to find out. Read on to munch on some Oreo math – and see if less is more!

Better Than Turtle Soup

July 4, 2015 4:00 pm

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It’s traditional to eat hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken, and all kinds of grilled goodies on July 4. But that wasn’t always the case. Read on to find out how early Americans celebrated Independence Day – and eat up the math!

Mr. and Mrs. Cake

July 3, 2015 4:00 pm

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Do you like eating cake? What about baking it? One couple must really like it, since they’ve been baking cakes for the Alameda County Fair for almost 40 years! And you’d be surprised at how quickly the cakes begin to stack up! Read on to do the yummy, fairgrounds math.

Ring in the Onions

June 22, 2015 4:00 pm

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Onions aren’t normally people’s favorite food. But on National Onion Ring Day, who couldn’t love them? Read on to celebrate this yummy day by doing the math in these delicious rings!

Pop-Out Movie Pizza

June 13, 2015 4:00 pm

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What could possibly make pizza night more fun? Read on to find out – and chow down on the math!

Fingertip Food

June 7, 2015 4:00 pm

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If you eat a large amount of teeny, fingertip-size meals, will you be as full as if you eat a small amount of one giant meal? We don’t know, but we do know that these miniature, to-scale foods are a terrific combination of food, art, and math! Read on to see how one artist took on the giant task of creating small foods.

When Your Dinner Comes on Skates

December 22, 2014 4:00 pm

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Waiters in restaurants have a really hard job. They have to ask what you want to eat, tell all of that to the chef, then hurry to bring you your meal on a giant tray of plates and glasses without dropping it all. Can you imagine doing all that while ice skating? Read on to do the math on how tricky waiting while skating can be!

“Chocolate-Covered Anything” Day

December 16, 2014 4:00 pm

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Chocolate is so delicious that it can taste just as good with other foods as it does by itself. Just about anything tastes good when dipped in gooey, melted chocolate. That’s why there’s a whole day dedicated to chocolate-covered anything – and it’s today! Read on to do the chocolatey math.