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Counting Stars with the Cows
November 17th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Liam F. asked us a great double-question: how many stars are in the universe, and how many can we see? Read on to find out – and get starry-eyed with the math in the galaxy and beyond!

Trip Across the Tridge
November 15th, 2022

Bridges are neat structures that help us get across water. And this bridge in Midland, Michigan is especially cool because it’s a 3-way bridge! Read on to triple the math fun with this bonkers (and awesome) bridge.

Do Flying Fish Really Fly?
November 14th, 2022

Flying fish got that name for a reason. But do they really fly? Read on to do the math to find out!

Tower of Daredevils
November 13th, 2022

Have you ever had a piggyback on someone’s shoulders? Now imagine being 5 or 6 people high and doing that! That’s similar to what people in Spain do every year when they build castells, or human towers. Read on to see how the numbers in people-stacking really, well, stack up.

Stuck Truck
November 12th, 2022

Next time you drive under a bridge or overpass, look for a sign on the side with numbers on it. It will tell you the bridge’s height above the road in inches and feet. Why? So we don’t have what happened in this picture!

How to Type a Smiley Face
November 11th, 2022

Numbers are on our fans’ minds! Bedtime Math fan Jordan F. asked us, how many emoji are there, and how many new ones join them each year? Read on to be ? by the number of emoji you can use each day!

Pocket Pet
November 10th, 2022

Koalas are those cute furry animals that like to climb trees and eat leaves. But did you know koala “bears” aren’t actually bears? Read on to find out more fun facts about these furballs, and do the koala math!

Don’t Blink!
November 8th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Sydney B. asked us, how long was the world’s longest staring contest? Read on to find out – but don’t blink…you might miss the math in this eye-opening world record!

The Longest, Hungriest Flight
November 7th, 2022

That bird in the picture, called a bar-tailed godwit, doesn’t look very big or strong. But it can fly farther than any other bird – and fly for longer without eating than any other animal! One bar-tailed godwit just flew 8,435 miles from Alaska to Australia, setting a world record with its 11-day long flight. That’s a […]

Sack of Snacks
November 6th, 2022

Popcorn is a yummy snack alone. But add buttery caramel and you have something even more delicious: kettle corn. There’s lots of math involved in making this sweet treat. So read on to find out how to do it, and snack on the math!

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