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1,000-Pound Pumpkin

October 16, 2014 4:00 pm


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!

When Bread Was Against the Law

October 1, 2014 4:00 pm


It’s hard to believe, but at one point sliced bread was actually against the law in the United States. Click “Read More” to find out how long that lasted – and do the banned bread math!

Fruit Fight

September 21, 2014 4:00 pm


When you pick a peach off a tree, you don’t expect to see a cherry hanging right next to it. But that’s exactly what happens if you pick a piece of fruit from Sam Van Aken’s tree. Click “Read More” to find out more about this awesome tree – and do the juicy math!

Holy Cannoli!

September 20, 2014 4:00 pm


If you love chocolate chips, whipped cream, or crunchy deep-fried dough – or all three – then you would probably love cannoli. And with an attempt being made to break the world record for largest cannoli, there’ll be plenty to go around! Click “Read More” to get a bite of the delicious cannoli math.

Thought for Food

September 12, 2014 4:00 pm


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,” and “We eat pizza from the inside out.” Click “Read More” to get more food philosophy – and chew on the numbers!

Spaghetti All Day, Every Day

September 10, 2014 4:00 pm


Whether you love pasta or not, there’s probably a limit as to how much you can – or want – to eat. And with Olive Garden’s Never Ending Pasta Pass, you can get all you want…and then some. Click “Read More” to see how the pasta plates start to add up!

Berry, Berry Mixed Up

August 31, 2014 4:00 pm


Which of these fruits are not berries: strawberry, blackberry, banana, tomato, and blueberry? Turns out just two of them aren’t. Click “Read More” to find out which two, and do some yummy berry math!

Picture-Perfect Pooch, one Sprinkle at a Time

August 26, 2014 4:00 pm


The picture you see here looks like a photo of a beagle getting a shower, but it isn’t a photo at all. Click “Read More” to see how artist Joel Brochus got creative with his food, and do a sprinkling of math!

Bricks That Melt in Your Mouth

August 20, 2014 4:00 pm


Whoever said you shouldn’t play with your food obviously never saw these Lego-shaped molds for chocolate. Click “Read More” to see how the numbers stack up with this delicious invention!

A Sundae for Taco Tuesday

August 19, 2014 4:00 pm


If you’ve seen The Lego Movie, you might know that Emmet and his friends love to celebrate Taco Tuesday — which, as you can guess, means eating tacos every Tuesday. Well here at Bedtime Math, we decided to put a twist on that. Click “Read More” to see the new spin on Taco Tuesday, and dig into some delicious math!