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Spoons with Style
April 17th, 2021

A plastic spoon can be used for more than just 1 thing. Read on to do the math and get the scoop on the many uses of plastic spoons!

A Prime Time to Rhyme
April 14th, 2021

April is Poetry Month, and while poetry is made of words, numbers rule their rhyming. It’s no easy job to rhyme, either, which is why we were amazed by New Orleans “sidewalk poet” Antoine. Click through to do the math and read the poem Antoine made for us!

You’ll Never Believe What Money Can Buy
April 13th, 2021

What’s the wackiest thing you can think of to buy? Read on to find out some pretty crazy things you can bid on, and see how they add up!

The Coolest Job in the World
April 11th, 2021

If you want a great job when you grow up, guess what: you could be an “ice cream taster.” With counting chocolate chips, and sampling a fraction of the cartons, there’s a ton of math in this tasty job! Read on to see just how much, and try it out for yourself.

Drawing for Life
April 3rd, 2021

Lots of kids like to draw for fun, whether with crayons or markers, fingerpaint or melted chocolate. The fun doesn’t have to end when you grow up, though. If you’re great at drawing, you can get paid to draw as your job!

No Foolin’
April 1st, 2021

Today is April Fools’ Day, the day we play pranks on people, like freezing the milk in their cereal, to make them look like fools. Click through to do the April Fools’ Day math…and maybe get a few ideas for tricks!

Real-Life Treasure Hunt
March 26th, 2021

You never know what’s buried in your backyard, and for one California couple, their yard held real treasure. When they saw a can sticking out of the ground, they dug it out and ended up finding eight cans filled with 1,427 gold coins!

When Garbage Goes Flying
March 25th, 2021

Ever wonder how your paper, plastic, and glass magically get recycled and used again? Read on to uncover the mystery and crunch the numbers on recycling.

Bus-ting Out
March 24th, 2021

It’s amazing what you can do with paint. People who paint pictures that look really real can create a whole new kind of magic. These crazy buses are a great example of that. In the top picture, the back of a bus is painted to look like it has a battery compartment. In the second, someone painted around the wheels to make them look like two eyes. And in the third, the stretchy part of the bus looks like the bendy part of a toothbrush. Buses are a good 40-50 feet long, though, so these eyes and batteries and brushes are way, way bigger than real ones. How much bigger are they?

A Toe-tally Wild World Record
March 22nd, 2021

Have you ever tried to solve a Rubik’s Cube? It’s a puzzle made up of different colored squares you spin around with your hands – usually. It turns out some people can solve the puzzle with their feet! 8-year-old Atharva Bhat solved three Rubik’s Cubes at once: one Rubik’s Cube with his feet, plus one in each […]

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