‘Food’

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A Berry Big Mess

November 10, 2017 4:00 pm

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Have you ever wondered how cranberries get from the farm and into your cup of juice? Unlike other fruits, like apples, that you pick straight from the tree, farmers have a unique – and wet! – way of picking cranberries. Read on to get the scoop on cropping cranberries, and do the “berry” wild math.

How to Get a Bigger Brownie

November 6, 2017 4:00 pm

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Cake tastes delicious no matter what shape it’s in. But we’re loving this cake-cutter made by Matthias Wandel that cuts the cake into hexagons. Read on to find out why this hexagon knife is so cool – and bite into the cake math!

B is for Birthday

November 2, 2017 4:00 pm

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Today we celebrate a very important person’s birthday. Read on to find out who gets to blow out the candles and eat the (cookie) cake today, and get munching on the “monster” math!

When Your Fridge Spits Candy

October 31, 2017 4:00 pm

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If you live in America, you may come home today from trick-or-treating with a huge pile of candy, or have leftovers from the candy you give kids who visit you. Where are you going to put it all? One candy-loving guy has the answer. Read on to find out his clever solution, and crunch on the candy math!

1,000-Pound Pumpkin

October 29, 2017 4:00 pm

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If you live in America, you might want to carve a pumpkin for Halloween, or at least roll a couple onto your front lawn for decoration. Well, you’d better get your muscles in shape if you’re buying your pumpkins from farmer Keith Edwards, who’s grown 7 huge pumpkins that together weigh over 7,000 pounds! Read on to work your math muscles with this giant pumpkin math.

Pumpkin Face-Off

October 26, 2017 4:00 pm

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What do you get when you divide the circumference of a jack-o-lantern by its diameter? Read on to find out the answer to this pumpkin math riddle, and learn more wacky number facts behind pumpkins!

Crush and Smush That Apple Mush

October 24, 2017 4:00 pm

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Have you ever had some apple cider and wondered just how they get all the juice from the apples into the cartons? You’d be surprised just how much crushing and smushing go into making yummy cider. Read on to find out how it’s made and do the mushy math!

Home Sweet Pizza

October 18, 2017 4:00 pm

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Have you ever wished that you could use pizza to buy things? Well, one guy used pizza to buy a house! Of course, he used money, too, but his offer of throwing in a free pizza every month sealed the deal. Read on to see how the slices added up to a new house – and munch your way through the math.

Cake? Waffles? Cake? Waffles?

October 5, 2017 4:00 pm

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This yummy-looking creation is made with chocolate cake mix in a waffle iron. So is it cake or waffles? And if it’s waffles, can we eat it for breakfast? Read on to layer on the math in this delicious dessert-breakfast!

Potato Chips That Rock ‘n Roll

October 2, 2017 4:00 pm

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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.