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The Best Cupcake Combo
March 30th, 2021

Just how many cupcakes do you have to eat in a variety pack until you end up with your favorite combination of cake and frosting? Read on to find out and do the yummy cupcake math!

A Mouse to Clean Your House
March 28th, 2021

Maybe you’ve seen the movie Ratatouille, where a talented rat shows a human how to cook fancy meals. It turns out there’s at least one helpful rodent in real life!

A Surprise Prickly Pet
March 27th, 2021

Frogs seem slippery and slimy. But this frog can pull some crazy tricks. Read on for the math on its shape-shifting secrets!

The Story of Passover, Rube Goldberg-Style
March 27th, 2021

How do you tell the story of Passover with a Rube Goldberg machine? Read on to find out, and do the math in this crazy telling of Passover!

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?

The Cat in Charge
March 23rd, 2021

Cats like mice, and the Chief Mouser at the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister’s house is no exception. Click “Read More” to find out more and do the math!

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 […]

Flying Frisbee Stunt
March 21st, 2021

Try catching a high-flying Frisbee…now try catching it by jumping off a zooming speedboat. Read on to do the math to see if you can make it!

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