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Spirocakes
February 1st, 2023

If you like math, art, and pancakes, then the Spirocake is for you! It’s a neat tool that uses math and gears to create cool-looking pancakes. Read on to see how it does it – and eat up the math in these delicious pancake designs.

Grab a Slice – or 8,000
January 31st, 2023

A pizza party has an easy formula: for every 4 people partying, you order (or make!) 1 pizza, so that everyone can have 2 slices. But throwing a Guinness World Record pizza party isn’t so simple: to break the record, everyone had to eat their 2 slices in just 15 minutes. Luckily, Andolini’s Pizza did it. […]

The Best Day for Bubble Wrap
January 30th, 2023

Did you ever get some bubble wrap and just couldn’t stop popping the little bubbles? Well, it turns out there’s a day where we show our appreciation for this packing-material-turned-toy. Read on for more about Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day, and get popping with the math!

Thumb Monkey
January 28th, 2023

Do you think you’re bigger than a monkey? Well, you’re definitely bigger than the world’s smallest one, but maybe not as big as the biggest monkey. Read on to find out about these two amazing animals, and swing through the monkey math!

Answer Your Car’s Questions
January 27th, 2023

Did you ever wonder what cars would say if they could talk? Chances are they’d ask a lot of questions that you’d be able to answer by doing some math. So read on to see what your car might say…and figure out how you’d answer it!

Don’t Blink, or You’ll Miss the Movie
January 24th, 2023

Bedtime Math fan Alexis V. asked us, how many times do we blink while watching a movie? Read on to find out the answer and do the math – you may not believe your eyes!

Pillow Fight for Pets
January 23rd, 2023

How would you feel if you went to bed at night ready to sleep, and found someone already sleeping in your spot? Well, that’s probably how this dog felt when he found the cat in his bed. Read on to do the math on the pillow fight that followed, and see how hard this pup worked to get his bed back.

“Canstruction”
January 22nd, 2023

Canned food isn’t just for eating. Each year, people get together and build cool-looking statues out of them for an event called “Canstruction.” Read on to do the building math in playing with your (canned) food.

Big Snack, Little Snack
January 21st, 2023

Have you ever wondered how much you’d need to eat if you ate just donuts, or just carrots, or just cake? For some foods, it’s a smaller amount than others. And an app called Calorific shows you just how much of some foods equal 200 “calories.” Read on to do the math and find out just how many donuts and carrots equal the same amount!

Swimming with Killer Whales
January 20th, 2023

Imagine floating on the ocean and having a giant killer whale swim right under you! That’s what happened to one guy in California. At 30 feet long and with a fin that’s 6 feet high, these gentle giants are full of math. Read on to go big with the killer whale math.

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