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How Many Days Old Are You?
September 19th, 2021

Just how long is 1,000 days? When you do something every day, you might not realize how the numbers rack up and how quickly you can reach 1,000! Read on to see just how fast you get to 1,000 days.

How to Jump out of the Zoo
September 18th, 2021

Running a zoo is a lot of work: feeding all the animals, scooping their poop, and keeping critters from chasing (and eating) each other. For that last one, building the zoo is an even bigger project. Read on to jump through the math in creating a zoo!

Facing the Soccer Ball
September 17th, 2021

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. Read on to find out more about this sphere full of number surprises – and have a ball with the math!

Fruit Fight
September 16th, 2021

When you pick a peach off a tree, you don’t expect to see a cherry hanging right next to it. But that’s exactly what happens if you pick a piece of fruit from Sam Van Aken’s tree. Read on to find out more about this awesome tree – and do the juicy math!

Why Do Cats Have Whiskers?
September 15th, 2021

Cats are furry and fuzzy all over, but the most important bit of fluff might be a cat’s whiskers. Their whiskers are important because they help the cats do math in tight spaces! Read on to find out how.

Giraffe Hotel
September 11th, 2021

A hotel is a building where you pay to stay one night at a time when away from home – and where, if you’re in Kenya, a giraffe might suddenly poke its head through your window. Read on to check out these interesting guests and do the giraffe math!

Duck, Duck, Horse
September 10th, 2021

Animals are great at making friends. We’ve seen hedgehogs cuddle up with kitties, turtles hang out with a capybara, and even cats (cheetahs) and dogs get along. But this horse and goose duo just might take the cake. Six-year-old Waffles is actually a miniature horse, which explains why he’s barely taller than Hemingway the goose. Hemingway […]

Proud As a Pea…cake?
September 9th, 2021

We just love this flashy cake and cupcake combo! It was made by Malizzi Cakes for a big wedding party. Peacocks are famous for their feathers, so what better way to show them off than with a stream of cupcakes? The bakers told us the main cake can serve 75 people. That’s not counting the 125 cupcakes, each with 4 pieces of frosting to make the feather “eye.” All that baking and decorating took about 8 hours. But it was worth it, and we bet the cake was eaten in way less time!

Why Did the Duck Cross the Road?
September 8th, 2021

Every once in a while, we’re driving down a road and have to stop to let a family of geese cross, or a mama deer and her fawns, or maybe just a squirrel if you see him in time. But like the people who filmed this video, we enjoy watching — and counting! Read on to see how the ducks line, and add, up.

A Football Field of Pizza
September 5th, 2021

Not that we need another reason to gobble down pizza, but today’s the perfect day to do that because it’s Cheese Pizza Day. Each day, Americans eat not 1, not 2, but 75 football fields worth of pizza! Read on to see how those stuffed crusts and deep dishes begin to add up.

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