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When You’re Stuck in the Sand
July 11th, 2021

Longtime Bedtime Math fan Sophia Y. asked us, how many sand particles would it take to cover a person? Sand particles are really tiny, so they add up fast! Read on to find out, and do the math on this super sandy question.

A Turtle That Makes Movies
July 10th, 2021

Sea turtles aren’t very fast swimmers, but that makes them great underwater moviemakers! Read on to find out about one turtle that can really be counted on to go the distance when it comes to filming.

The Secret to Our Streets
July 9th, 2021

Of all the highways you might have driven on, the most exciting ones in America might be the interstate highways. And these highways are numbered a special way so we can always know where we are. Read on to hit the road with some highway math!

How to Spot a Fake Butterfly
July 8th, 2021

When we see small, colorful wings flapping past us, we’d rather think it’s a butterfly than a moth. Just what’s the difference between these two, though? Read on to find out and fly high with the math!

When Ice Cream Has You Hooked
July 7th, 2021

Ice cream is delicious no matter how you eat it. But is it more delicious if you eat it out of a J-shaped cone? Read on to find out about the latest ice cream craze – and chill out with some tasty frozen-dessert math!

A Quick 12-Hour Game of Golf
July 6th, 2021

Take a swing – or hundreds of them – at a golfing world record in this story of math on the move!

“So Three Ducks Walk into a Hotel…”
July 5th, 2021

Staying at hotels can be fun. And it’s even more fun when there are ducks that march in and out of it every day, like at the Peabody Hotel! Read on to waddle through the math in hotel ducks.

Some Salt with Those Fireworks?
July 4th, 2021

Tonight people across the U.S. will celebrate America’s Independence Day with one of the most magical kinds of shows: fireworks. What’s even more surprising is what makes fireworks work. Read on to see how the “oohs’ and “aahs” add up – and do the firework math!

A Secret about Seahorses
July 3rd, 2021

Lots of animals have tails, so what makes the seahorse’s so special? Read on to find out – and discover that the math in this animal’s amazing geometric tail is no tall tale!

A Mile of Pizza
July 2nd, 2021

There are foot-long subs, but what about mile-long pizzas? 250 pizza-makers got together in Italy to break the world record for longest pizza. Just how long was this phenomenal pizza pie? Read on to find out – and do the ooey, gooey, melt-in-your-mouth pizza math!

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