# Count Up by 1s

## Do Rats Dance?

March 7th, 2023

Do you ever bop your head up and down to the beat of a song? We used to think only people could do this, but it turns out rats can bop to the beat, too! Scientists played a few songs for rats, including “Born This Way” by Lady Gaga and “Beat It” by Michael Jackson, […]

## Cake on Wheels

February 22nd, 2023

We’re not sure making this car was a piece of cake, but it is a BIG piece of cake! This cake car is the new fastest and longest-traveling edible vehicle on Earth. There are some non-cake parts in it: a metal frame like a bike, and rubber tires, but those parts weigh just 63 pounds, […]

## Chick-Tac-Toe

February 15th, 2023

It’s fun to play the game tic-tac-toe, and apparently even chickens think so! With the playing grid and counting to three in a row, these chickens must have been real mathematicians — or were they? Read on to find out about these tricky chickies, and do the math in tic-tac-toe-playing birds.

January 27th, 2023

Did you ever wonder what cars would say if they could talk? Chances are they’d ask a lot of questions that you’d be able to answer by doing some math. So read on to see what your car might say…and figure out how you’d answer it!

## Don’t Blink, or You’ll Miss the Movie

January 24th, 2023

Bedtime Math fan Alexis V. asked us, how many times do we blink while watching a movie? Read on to find out the answer and do the math – you may not believe your eyes!

## Swimming with Killer Whales

January 20th, 2023

Imagine floating on the ocean and having a giant killer whale swim right under you! That’s what happened to one guy in California. At 30 feet long and with a fin that’s 6 feet high, these gentle giants are full of math. Read on to go big with the killer whale math.

## Banging out That Song

January 14th, 2023

Usually you aren’t supposed to pound on your toys with sticks. But there’s one toy where you can do that all you want. Read on to find out what toy this is, and do the musical math!

## More Llama Drama

January 11th, 2023

Llamas are big, shaggy animals that normally live in South America. There are only about 40,000 of them in the US. But some people keep them as giant pets, and sometimes llamas break free. The one in this picture was trotting along a highway in Newburyport, Massachusetts. A friendly driver took him to an animal […]

## Party Fish

December 11th, 2022

It’s fun to get a goody bag after going to a party. And just imagine if that goody bag is actually filled with water…and a new pet fish! Read on to find out more about this event that actually happened at Bedtime Math, and see just how much math those new fish pet-owners did to keep their swimming friends happy.

## Take a Walk with a Fish

December 6th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Michael B. just let us know that scientists found a fish on the ocean floor that can walk! Read on to take a walk on the wild side with the math in this amazing discovery.

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