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Super-Sticky Sandwich
August 22nd, 2022

The most popular sandwich in America might be the peanut butter and jelly. Just how many will you eat before you graduate grade school? Read on to find out – and devour the delicious math behind this classic sandwich.

The Bigger the Burrito, the Better
August 20th, 2022

Have you ever eaten a burrito and tried to stuff as much as you could into it? That’s exactly what Dylan Grosz did in an experiment to see what combination of food could get him the most in his meal at Chipotle. Read on to find out what tricks he mastered to get a burrito that was nearly 2 pounds – and chow down on the burrito math!

Feather Bedhead
August 16th, 2022

This bird has a cool hairdo. But that’s not the only neat thing about it. Read on to find out more about the Egyptian vulture – and discover the math behind this feathery bedhead!

Berry, Berry Mixed Up
August 15th, 2022

Which of these fruits are not berries: strawberry, blackberry, banana, tomato, and blueberry? Turns out just two of them aren’t. Click “Read More” to find out which two, and do some yummy berry math!

Soccer for Your Car
August 11th, 2022

Soccer is a fun sport. So why should we humans get to have all the fun? In a larger-than-life size version of soccer, cars get to be the players and construction vehicles are the goalies. Read on to go big with the math in this new version of an old favorite sport!

Whatever Floats Your Boat
August 9th, 2022

Ever wonder how boats actually float in the water? Read on to find out all the math that’s involved – and float away with the numbers!

When the Plant Is the Boss
August 6th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan James H. asked us, how many bugs can a pitcher plant eat in a year? Read on to learn more about the pitcher plant, and do the math to see just how many bugs a hungry plant can eat!

Tongue Twister for Your Eyes
August 3rd, 2022

Does this picture look right to you, or does something seem a little strange about it the more you read the words? Read on to see why this optical illusion trips up your brain and eyes – and do the colorful math!

A Sandwich That’s Actually Cool
August 2nd, 2022

Whoever thought to put ice cream between two soft, gooey cookies probably didn’t think about all the yummy possibilities he opened up just by combining two equally delicious desserts! And as we celebrate Ice Cream Sandwich Day today, there’s no better time to munch on the numbers in this savory, sweet, and satisfying sandwich.

Fun Fur for All
July 31st, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Grace C. asked us, how many hairs does a dog have? The answer might surprise you! (Or, if you have a dog and are constantly picking fur off your clothes, maybe you won’t be as surprised.) Read on to find out, and do the fur-flying math on our fuzzy friends.

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