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The Fastest Flying Taco
October 17th, 2021

Talk about fast food – this cannon shoots out tacos that go flying through the air! Read on to do the math where food meets flight.

Eye-Popping Pancakes
October 14th, 2021

Pancakes are yummy, and it turns out they don’t have to be just circles! Read on to play with your food and flip through the flapjack math.

The Straw That Broke the Gator’s Back
October 12th, 2021

Hey, is that a real live monster-sized alligator? Read on to find out – and see how math, art, and nature come together!

Flashing Those Lego Feathers
October 10th, 2021

If you’ve ever played with Legos, you know how fun it is to make creations with them. Well, Sean Kenney, an artist and “LEGO Certified Professional” has taken brick building to a new level – he creates life-like statues of animals using thousands of Legos! Read on to do the math on his brick collection – and see how real his wild creature creations look.

Swing That Bowling Ball
October 7th, 2021

When you swing on a swing, you’ll find that whether you push back a lot or a little to start, it always takes the same amount of time to swing from back to front. The only thing that changes the timing of a swing is the length of the chains: longer swings take longer to swing. One person showed this using bowling balls on strings – and you’d be amazed at what the balls did! Read on to watch the video, and do the swinging math.

Putting the Boom in Boomerang
October 6th, 2021

When you throw a ball or Frisbee, it usually only comes back to you if you’re playing catch with somebody (or fetch with your dog). But a boomerang is different and will return to you on its own! Read on to find out how it works, and go flying with the boomerang math.

Potato Chips That Rock ‘n Roll
October 5th, 2021

We always love a good mathy excuse to play with our food – and this one is really cool! One of our favorite online experimenters, Crazy Russian Hacker, shows us how to stack Pringles potato chips in such a way that they make a circle. Read on to do the math on stacking and snacking.

Who’s Better at Obstacles, Cats or Dogs?
October 4th, 2021

When you have 4 feet, is it twice as hard to tiptoe through a maze? Do math like an animal in this silly story!

Eye-Popping Puzzling Paper-Play
September 29th, 2021

We’re loving the site Papermatrix, where super-talented people show us how to weave strips of colored paper into wild-patterned boxes, balls, and other shapes. And these cool crafts have a ton of math in them. Read on to get crafty with the math!

Play That Carrot!
September 28th, 2021

If you don’t love every vegetable out there, this guy might change your mind. Junji Koyama’s figured out how to turn veggies into musical instruments! Read on to veg out with the musical, munchable math.

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