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The Truth about Toothpaste

October 2, 2015 4:00 pm


Ever wonder who thought up some ideas that we now do every day? Like brushing your teeth with a toothbrush and toothpaste, for example. It turned out to be a great idea, but who really thought of it? Read on to “brush” up on toothpaste math – you might be shocked at how far back it actually goes!

For Your Rock Collection…

September 16, 2015 4:00 pm


Today is Collect Rocks Day. Rocks can include fossils, which have very old pieces of plants or animals in them. Read on to find out what’s so exciting about fossils scientists recently found in South Africa – and rock out with some math you can really dig!

Real-Life Treasure Hunt

September 6, 2015 4:00 pm


It’s not every day you find treasure. So it must have been really exciting when divers found a treasure of rare coins off the coast of Florida. Read on to find out just how much these 300-year-old coins were worth then and now!

Thanking the Tooth Fairy

August 22, 2015 4:00 pm


It’s not every day you get to celebrate the Tooth Fairy. But we get to today because it’s National Tooth Fairy Day! And with 20 million kids in the U.S. who each have 20 baby teeth, this hard-working fairy deserves a lot of credit. Read on to sink your teeth into the math of National Tooth Fairy Day.

Train Ride in the Sky

August 16, 2015 4:00 pm


From height to speed, roller coasters are full of math. And what better day to celebrate the tallest of the tall and fastest of the fast roller coasters than on National Roller Coaster Day? Read on to find out just how high and fast you can go with these radical rides – and speed through the math!

When String Gets Silly

August 10, 2015 4:00 pm


The inventors of silly string didn’t mean to make a toy. But it was so much fun, they decided to bring the idea to a toy company. What were they originally trying to make? And how did the toy company react when they were literally hit with this new idea? Read on to find out – and do the math to see how much silly you can get from one can of this string!

Big Day for Ice Cream

July 19, 2015 4:00 pm


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.

3-Billion Mile Picture-Taking Trip

July 14, 2015 4:00 pm


Why are we so excited about Pluto today? Read on to find out what (literally) astronomical event is causing a Pluto party – and do the millions of miles of math!

When Ice Cream Has You Hooked

July 10, 2015 4:00 pm


Ice cream is delicious no matter how you eat it. But is it more delicious if you eat it out of a J-shaped cone? Read on to find out about the latest ice cream craze – and chill out with some tasty frozen-dessert math!

Eggs-treme Sports

July 5, 2015 4:00 pm


You can make anything into a sport – including egg throwing! Read on to see how a tradition in England that is hundreds of years old is still egg-citing to this day – and do the math on this eggs-ceptional sport.