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Is This Chicken Older Than You?
March 22nd, 2023

Big news: We have found the world-record longest-living chicken. Peanut was a scrawny chick, like the one in the photo, when she was born – in fact, she couldn’t chip out of her shell. Her owner, Marsi Darwin, almost threw out the egg until she heard it chirp! She helped break open the egg, put […]

A Fishy Deal
March 8th, 2023

Sushi is a food that people either hate or love. And it turns out that at least 100 people love sushi enough to do almost anything for it. A restaurant in Taiwan started giving free sushi to anyone who had “Salmon” in their name – so folks started changing their name! In Taiwan you can […]

Do Turtles Talk?
March 6th, 2023

When we want to fly somewhere, we hop on a plane. Wild animals can’t do that — but if they’re crazy enough, they can hop onto a bird. Read on to see how one weasel did the math to catch a flight on a woodpecker.

Juggling Act
February 23rd, 2023

Have you ever tried to juggle? It’s tricky, but really cool. And with a little math, you could get the hang of it! Read on to find out the 3 basic ways of juggling, and have fun juggling the numbers.

Your Best Friend’s Best Threads
February 21st, 2023

Do you ever look at a friend at school and say “Wow, love that shirt – I would wear that”? – or maybe, “Wow, I would NEVER wear that…” Either way, if your friend is about the same size as you, you could switch shirts for a day just to confuse people. In fact, you […]

City of Surprises
February 18th, 2023

What do Accident, Maryland and Surprise, Arizona have in common?? They are both cities! How about where you live? Do the math to find out!

When Toilets Fly
February 16th, 2023

You’ve heard of birds and planes flying. But what about toilets? One group decided to create a portapotty rocket and make it fly! Read on to get carried away with the numbers in this rocketing restroom.

Super Bowl Fat-Fest
February 12th, 2023

It’s the Super Bowl, America’s most important football game. Millions of people watch from home with family or friends, and it turns out they aren’t just watching the game: they’re eating a ton of food. One professor did the math to figure out just how much food everyone is eating during the big game. Read on to find out – and do the math for yourself!

Giraffe Wannabe
February 9th, 2023

What do you get when you cross a giraffe and a zebra? Probably something like the okapi, an animal that lives in Africa. Read on to learn more about this exotic friend, and discover the wild math behind it!

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.