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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.

3-Billion Mile Picture-Taking Trip

July 14, 2015 4:00 pm

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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

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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

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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.

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!

The First Bad Drivers

June 27, 2015 4:00 pm

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How fast was the first person to get a speeding ticket going? Read on to find out – and test the limits yourself!

A Cool 100 Grand…Kids

June 16, 2015 4:00 pm

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When you have 100 people in your family, things can get a little crazy! Read on to do the math on the Zanger family, who just added a great-great-grandchild to the mix for an even 100 family members.

Flip-Flopping Flag

June 14, 2015 4:00 pm

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Did you know the American flag hasn’t always looked like it does now? It’s gone through a lot of different designs, which involves a lot of math to make it look good! Read on to find out how many versions of the US flag there have been, and see how the stars and stripes add up.

A Good Day for a Donut

June 5, 2015 4:00 pm

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Any day is a good day for a donut, in our opinion. But today we have an excuse to treat ourselves to one of these round sweets, since it’s National Donut Day! Read on to do the daily donut math, and find out just how many donuts we eat per year – whether or not it’s donut day.

As Purple As a Tomato

May 30, 2015 4:00 pm

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We’re fans of playing with our food, especially when it’s colorful! Read on to do the mix-and-matching math of purple carrots, yellow tomatoes, and white squash.