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Speedy Shirt Switch
March 16th, 2023

There are all kinds of strange world records, but this one is about a really normal thing: putting on a shirt. David Rush and Jonathan “Hollywood” Hannon broke the record for each pulling off their shirt, trading with the other and putting on the new shirt. They finished the trade in under 5 seconds! If […]

The Truth about Double-Stuf Oreos
March 9th, 2023

Do Double-Stuf Oreos really have double the amount of “stuff” in the middle? One group decided to do an experiment to find out. Read on to see what they discovered – and do the Double-Stuf math!

One Tough Tortoise
February 11th, 2023

Tortoises are pretty tough. So maybe that’s how this pet tortoise who had been lost for 30 years survived in the family’s shed before they finally found her! Read on to do the math in one tortoise’s ultimate game of hide-and-seek.

Big Burst of Bunnies
February 7th, 2023

Bunnies are really cute, except when they take over your whole town, like happened in South Fargo, ND a few years ago. And with how quickly bunnies multiply, the numbers really started to add up! Read on to hop to it with the bunny math.

Super-Sized Snowflakes
February 5th, 2023

Snowflakes are beautiful, but it’s hard to see exactly what they look like. One photographer figured out how to take close-up pictures of them, though – and you can see all the shapes, patterns, and math in them. Read on to discover the beauty and math in Mother Nature’s snowflakes!

The Best-Selling Cookie — at Least Right Now
February 3rd, 2023

Girl Scout cookies are some of the yummiest cookies around. And with a variety of flavors, shapes, and numbers of cookies, each boxful has a load of math in it. Read on to crunch and munch your way through the delicious numbers behind the country’s favorite cookies (at least during this time of year).

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!

Winning by a Finger
January 25th, 2023

Bedtime Math fan Sydney B. asked us, what’s the longest finger anyone has ever had? Read on to find out and do some “hands-on” math!

Chickens Playing the Xylophone
November 30th, 2022

The xylophone is such a fun musical instrument. So why should we humans be the only ones to enjoy playing it? Read on to do the musical math in chickens pecking and playing this fun instrument!

The Longest-Living Animal
November 20th, 2022

If you want a furry pet, you get a cat or dog. If you want a small, energetic one, there are guinea pigs and hamsters. But what if you want a pet that will live really, really long? Read on to find out which animals would be the perfect pet for you – and see how the years add up!

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