‘Vehicles and Transportation’

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Llamas on the Loose

March 1, 2015 4:00 pm


What happens when llamas go on the loose? Can the cops keep up? Read on to calculate how it worked out!

The Most Exciting One-Block Train Ride

February 26, 2015 4:00 pm


Why would anyone ride the train for just 1 block? Because it was the first subway ever! Read on to do the math on the shortest but proudest train.

When Toilets Fly

February 23, 2015 4:00 pm


Anything can be a rocket – including a toilet. Read on to do the math on potty propulsion.

Going Nuts in the Jungle

February 22, 2015 4:00 pm


What food used to be cracked open by driving a truck over it? Read on to find out a better way to open this yummy treat!

In Case You Got No Snow…

February 8, 2015 4:00 pm


When we hear a giant snowstorm is coming, we get really excited to build snowmen and snow forts. But sometimes the weathermen don’t know where exactly that storm will go, and you end up getting no snow. That’s when you need a Grandpa like the one in this story! Read on to do the math on how one Grandpa brought the snow from Rhode Island to Maryland.

Busted Bridge

February 5, 2015 4:00 pm


When you build a bridge, you have to do the math right. The most important part is making sure the bridge reaches from one side to the other! But a bridge built in Calgary has a different problem. Read on to see why this bridge is going nowhere – and do the math.

Flying Like a Dinosaur

February 2, 2015 4:00 pm


One of the coolest objects to see flying over your head is a helicopter. Considering it can fly hundreds of feet up in the air, it’s hard to believe helicopters were designed based on a toy from hundreds of years ago. Read on to do the math and see how choppers get the job done!

Sunlight Flight

January 27, 2015 4:00 pm


Have you ever driven by a building with a big black rectangle strapped to it to face the sun? That’s a solar panel, and it turns sunlight into electricity. A panel can run only a few light bulbs, but someone has built a whole airplane that can run its engines on nothing but sunlight. Read on to do the math on this amazing airplane.

The People Flying over Your Head

January 23, 2015 4:00 pm


Have you ever watched an airplane in the sky and wondered how many people are in there, and where they’re going? Now multiply that by all the planes in the air at any time, and you get a lot of people airborne at the same time. Read on to see how one website showed all the planes flying across the Atlantic Ocean throughout the day – and see how quickly the numbers add up!

The Coldest Town on Earth

January 20, 2015 4:00 pm


Imagine a place that is always colder than your freezer, or than the coldest day you’ve probably ever felt yourself. For whatever reason, some people like to live in places like this. The coldest town on Earth is Oymyakon, Russia, home to 500 people. Read on to find out just how cold it gets there, and do the math on these freezing temperatures!