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The Bungee Dunker
February 15th, 2020

How do you make a splashy world record? With the world’s first bungee jump cookie dunk! Read on to do the math behind this extreme treat!

Going Slideways
February 13th, 2020

There are surprisingly lots of uses for truck tires. Some are more fun than others, like snow tubing. Read on for a fun ride through the math in tubing!

May the Best Pizza Fan Win!
February 2nd, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Emmett L. asked us, how many pizzas would it take to fill up a football field? Read on to convert yards to yumminess and find out!

A Surprise Top Dog
January 26th, 2020

People who love to run love to see who can run fastest. And the racers in a recent Alabama half marathon were accidentally joined by a surprise 4-legged runner. Read on to find out who joined them, and run the numbers on racing!

Flipping Out
December 15th, 2019

There are lots of ways to get from one place to another, like walking, skipping, skateboarding, and driving. But it’s more fun to go from place to place doing backflips – and breaking world records! Read on to check out some backflip records, and flip out over the cool math.

Monster on Wheels
November 21st, 2019

Bedtime Math fan Mero H. asked us, how fast can a monster truck go? Read on to find out – and do the math, the monster math!

You Donut Wanna Miss Mass
August 18th, 2019

Massachusetts might be the trickiest state name to spell. But people here spell one treat the easier way: donut. Massachusetts is wild for Dunkin’ Donuts, or as locals call it, Dunkin’. There’s one store for every 6,500 people in the state. In the capital city of Boston, you’re never more than 1 1/2 miles from […]

A Well-Tuned State
July 31st, 2019

Sure, bluegrass is a type of grass (that’s sort of blue). But it’s also a type of music. The state of Kentucky has both. It also gave us one of the best songs ever: “Happy Birthday!” Two sisters wrote this song way back in 1893. One of the sisters, Mildred, was a teacher. She played […]

The Newest of the “New” (States)
July 29th, 2019

It’s more than 100 years old, but New Mexico is still newer than (New) Hampshire, Jersey, and York. And the people of New Mexico have some fresh ideas, too – like the World Shovel Race Championships! That’s just what it sounds like: people sit on snow shovels and slide super fast down a mountain. Last February was […]

Who’s Sure Who’s a Hoosier?
July 12th, 2019

First, a fun little riddle: if Diana is in the kitchen and the kitchen is in the house, what’s in Diana? A state! Yes, today we’re trekking to Indiana, land of the Hoosiers. Nobody knows where the nickname Hoosier came from, but we know they’re good at basketball. Indiana is home to another famous sporting […]

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