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Hang Onto Your Pants!
July 26th, 2022

There are strange national holidays for everything – including National Take Your Pants for a Walk Day! When you think about how many steps you take each day (with or without pants), the numbers can really add up. So grab your pants, get moving, and do the math in walking with your pants.

Rock Star Robot
July 22nd, 2022

Robots can do almost everything these days – including play the guitar! Read on to hear the toe-tapping talent of one Lego robot, and find out how math helps this machine make marvelous music.

Dog Day of Summer
July 20th, 2022

Hot dogs are a yummy food that we eat a lot at cookouts in the summer. But just how many do we eat throughout the year? Read on to cook up the math behind this tasty food on National Hot Dog Day!

Wild World of Words
July 12th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan William B. asked us, how many words are there in the world? Read on to find out, and do the math where numbers and words collide!

The Hiccups That Wouldn’t Stop
July 9th, 2022

When you hiccup, you make a little sound like a burp over and over again. But what’s happening when you hiccup? And how long can they last? Read on to find out, and see how hiccups can really add up over the years!

A Furry Surprise Burglar
July 8th, 2022

Raccoons, those furry, masked creatures like this one that invade our garbage cans, are super cute, but have super-sharp claws for climbing trees. Turns out those claws can even hang onto a skyscraper! A mama raccoon in the city of St. Paul, Minnesota took a wrong turn and got stuck on a ledge. It was too […]

One Way or the Otter
July 6th, 2022

Sea otters are cute, furry animals who like to float in the water. But how do they float for so long? Read on to find out, and float away with the math and numbers behind these adorable sea animals.

Cross-Country Crawl
June 30th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Sara D. asked us, how long would it take for an army of ants to pick her up and carry her across the U.S.? Read on to find out – and march through the math of mighty ants!

A New Top Dog
June 21st, 2022

Who’s the real top dog – a poodle? A beagle? Or a breed that’s trying for the first time this year? Read on to calculate their chances at the big Westminster show!

A One-Word Tongue Twister
June 20th, 2022

What’s the longest word you can think of? Is it more than 45 letters long? Read on to find out which word wins the title of longest word in the dictionary – and see how the letters add up in even longer words!

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