‘History’

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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.

12,000 Years of Nuts

May 17, 2015 4:00 pm

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Happy National Walnut Day! If there were ever a day to go nuts, it would be today. So read on to go nuts with the walnut math.

A Backwards Kind of Day

May 15, 2015 4:00 pm

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What’s so special about today? Read on to find out the hidden math in this past week!

Trevi Treasure Trove

April 27, 2015 4:00 pm

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Did you ever throw a coin into a fountain and make a wish? Ever wonder just how quickly all those coins add up? Read on to be surprised by the numbers and do the money math on the biggest fountain in Rome!

find out just how much the large and famous Trevi Fountain in Rome!