‘Sports’

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Juggling Act

February 19, 2015 4:00 pm

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Could you, if you practiced, juggle 18 eggs without dropping any? Do the math here to find out!

10-Mile Walk to Work

February 4, 2015 4:00 pm

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There are people who love to work, and there are people who work hard at getting to work. For over a decade, a man outside Detroit Michigan has been walking 21 miles to his job and back every day. Read on to see how the miles that James Robertson walks each day add up!

Super Bowl Fat-Fest

February 1, 2015 4:00 pm

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It’s the Super Bowl, America’s most important football game. Millions of people watch from home with family or friends, and it turns out they aren’t just watching the game: they’re eating a ton of food. One professor did the math to figure out just how much food everyone is eating during the big game. Read on to find out – and do the math for yourself!

Underwater Jungle Gym

January 17, 2015 4:00 pm

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Next time you walk through a park, imagine that it’s actually covered with water and you’re swimming over it. That’s what happens every year at a lake called Grüner See in Austria. Read on to see just how much rain it takes to make this actual water park – and do the math!

Bubbleball

January 11, 2015 4:00 pm

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Whenever there’s a new crazy sport, there’s bound to be new math in it, too. So we’re loving the game called Bubble Soccer. Read on to learn how to play this hilarious new sport – and do the math!

If You Want to Throw a Fruitcake…

January 3, 2015 4:00 pm

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Some people say they like fruitcake, but we wonder if they mean it. Fruitcake is a pile of dried fruit mashed together until it sticks in the shape of a cake. For people who really hate fruitcake, though, there’s now an even better thing they can do to it: throw it during the annual Great Fruitcake Toss, a contest to find out which kid can throw fruitcake the farthest. Read on to find out how fast and how far fruitcake can fly.

Beat the Clock, Win a Truck

November 12, 2014 4:00 pm

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Basketball isn’t just about chucking the ball so it lands in the net. There’s a lot of excitement in how you throw the ball, and how far. And this was certainly true when Drake University student Alex Tillinghast had the chance to win a truck by making 4 different shots in 30 seconds. Did he make it? Read on to find out and do the math!

Scooter Dog

October 28, 2014 3:00 pm

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We’ve seen dogs ride skateboards and surfboards, which takes great balance. But for a dog to ride a scooter is a different story. Well, Norman the French sheepdog can do just that, and has set the doggie scooter-riding world record. When you think about all the hours of training and scooter rides it took for him to do this, it really adds up and makes his feat that much more impressive!

Facing the Soccer Ball

October 19, 2014 4:00 pm

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Soccer balls are fun to kick around and do cool tricks with. There’s lots of math in soccer balls, too, like the different shapes on them. It’s one sphere that’s full of surprises.

People vs. Horses

September 30, 2014 4:00 pm

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Can you run faster than a horse? Not if the horse is running its fastest. But you might be able to run fast for longer than a horse. And in one race, you have the chance to try it. Click “Read More” to find out about the Man vs. Horse race, and run the numbers!