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The Race to Eat 100 Plates
November 25th, 2022

The holiday eating season is just getting started, which may be why our friend Charlize C. asked, how long would it take to eat 100 plates of food? Well, that depends on both the food and the person eating it. Competitive speed-eaters can eat 13 grilled cheese sandwiches in just 1 minute. *IF* they could eat […]

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!

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.

What It Takes to Be Superman
October 26th, 2022

They say Superman is “faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.” But just how fast, powerful, and high-jumping is he? Read on to put numbers to the powers of Superman!

The Tacocopter
October 2nd, 2022

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could order a snack from your phone and have a tiny helicopter deliver it to you? This was the idea behind the Tacocopter – but was it real? Read on to find out, and fly through the math in drone-delivered tasty treats!

I Scream, You Scream…
August 27th, 2022

You’ve probably eaten ice cream before. But have you ever made it? It can be easier than you think! Read on to discover the cool math behind this frozen treat.

Your Very Own (Mini) Car Factory
August 17th, 2022

It’s hard to get something that’s more fun than Legos, robots, or cars – except when they’re all together! Read on to do the math on a Lego robot that builds Lego cars, and see how quickly the fun adds up.

Lots of Dogs, Lots of Legs
August 7th, 2022

As if a three-legged race wasn’t exciting enough, this group of people decided to add a Golden Retriever pup to the mix. Read on to race through the math in Retrievers and racing!

Crazy Eye Colors
July 27th, 2022

Did you ever look at a cat and notice that it had two different colored eyes? This happens a lot with some of our other furry friends, too. Read on to find out which animals like to mix it up with eye color – and do the eye-catching math!

A Buddy for Sunfish
July 25th, 2022

What’s the opposite of a sunfish and does it really exist? Read on to find out, and do the underwater math on these odd fish!

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