‘Vehicles and Transportation’

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Can a Robot Ride a Bike?

September 29, 2015 4:00 pm


Meet Primer V2, a balancing bot with a special talent. Read on to find out what this radical, riding robot can do – and cruise along with the robot math!

Dog Train

September 25, 2015 4:00 pm


Lots of dogs love car rides, where they can stick their heads out the window and feel the breeze in their faces. But what about train rides? One man decided to make a special train for stray dogs near his home, and he gives them rides every week! Read on to do the math and see how this train has literally gone to the dogs!

A Traffic Jam You’ll Never See

September 23, 2015 4:00 pm


Airplanes are fun vehicles to ride in, and lots of them takeoff from airports every day. We probably don’t realize just how many are flying in the sky, so one photographer decided to camp out at Los Angeles International Airport for a day and take pictures as each plane took off. Read on to takeoff with some math and see just how many planes are leaving this airport each day.

Scrambling While Skydiving

September 18, 2015 4:00 pm


Solving a Rubik’s Cube is a fun challenge. But apparently one guy decided it needed just a little more excitement. So he solved it while skydiving, giving a whole new meaning to speedcubing! Read on to fly through the math in skydiving and Rubik’s Cubes.

How to Make Your Own Helicopter

September 14, 2015 4:00 pm


Imagine having your own helicopter. Now imagine that helicopter being made up of 54 smaller, tiny helicopters! That’s what one guy did to make his own personal flying machine. Read on to do the math and see how lots of small drones can add up to one big chopper.

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!

When Trucks Fly

September 4, 2015 4:00 pm


Trucks are big and heavy vehicles, so they can’t fly off ramps like bikes and skateboards can…right? That’s not what Gregg Godfrey thought when he attempted to set the record for the longest truck jump. Read on to find out if he was successful – and do the math in truck jumping stunts!

Putting Your Lego to Work

September 1, 2015 4:00 pm


Legos and dominoes are two of the most fun toys. Now put them together and you have something really awesome! Read on to find out about a Lego robot that lays down the dominoes for you, so you can enjoy toppling them down – and do the math.

Running for 99 Days

August 26, 2015 4:00 pm


Have you ever walked so long it felt like you were walking for days? One man actually did walk for days – 99 days to be exact – as he trekked across the United States, from California to Maine. Read on to find out how the miles added up!

How a Car Really Works

August 21, 2015 4:00 pm


The engines in our cars make them run, but how do they work? One person decided to make a neat model of an engine. But it’s not made from metal like you might expect. Read on to find out what this magical model is made from, and how it runs – and motor through the model engine math!