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Solar Flower Power

October 8, 2015 4:00 pm


Why are these flowers that look like they came out of a Dr. Seuss book so cool? Read on to find out – and shine bright with some solar-powered math!

Potato Chips That Rock ‘n Roll

October 5, 2015 4:00 pm


We always love a good mathy excuse to play with our food – and this one is really cool! One of our favorite online experimenters, Crazy Russian Hacker, shows us how to stack Pringles potato chips in such a way that they make a circle. Read on to do the math on stacking and snacking.

Tic-Tac-Toe with a Twist

October 3, 2015 4:00 pm


Tic-tac-toe is a fun game you can play almost anywhere. And if you ever get bored of it, you can put a mini tic-tac-toe board in each square of a giant tic-tac-toe board to create more excitement! Read on to find out how to play this twist on a favorite game – and see just how far beyond three-in-a-row tic-tac-toe can go.

Build Your Own Big Bad Bed!

September 30, 2015 4:00 pm


When is a kid bed more than a kid bed? When a dad builds one with a slide, hidden bookcase-door, top-secret room, ball ramp, and pulley system out of Ikea furniture! Read on to see how the hours of fun add up with this awesome bed.

Can a Robot Ride a Bike?

September 29, 2015 4:00 pm


Meet Primer V2, a balancing bot with a special talent. Read on to find out what this radical, riding robot can do – and cruise along with the robot math!

A Bigger, Better Paintball

September 26, 2015 4:00 pm


“Paintball” is a game where people shoot balls of wet paint at each other, and when the paint hits it makes a big splat. But this picture shows another kind of paint ball. Read on to find out what record this “patinball” holds – and get messy with some paintball math!

Dog Train

September 25, 2015 4:00 pm


Lots of dogs love car rides, where they can stick their heads out the window and feel the breeze in their faces. But what about train rides? One man decided to make a special train for stray dogs near his home, and he gives them rides every week! Read on to do the math and see how this train has literally gone to the dogs!

Alligators, Windmills, and One Small Ball

September 21, 2015 4:00 pm


Mini golf is a crazy version of golf with wacky obstacles – like spinning windmills, twisty bridges, and alligators (not real, of course!) that open and close their mouths – which you have to try to hit your ball through, over, and around to make it in the hole. And today is Miniature Golf Day, so read on to celebrate it with some hole-in-one math!

Scrambling While Skydiving

September 18, 2015 4:00 pm


Solving a Rubik’s Cube is a fun challenge. But apparently one guy decided it needed just a little more excitement. So he solved it while skydiving, giving a whole new meaning to speedcubing! Read on to fly through the math in skydiving and Rubik’s Cubes.

Pooches in the Pool

September 13, 2015 4:00 pm


How does a hot dog cool off? By doing a doggy paddle in the local pool, of course! At the end of every summer, right before the pools are cleaned, the town of Calgary, Canada opens its pools to its four-legged furry friends. Read on to see how quickly the waggly tails and paddling paws add up during this town’s dog days of summer.