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Krush of K’Nex
January 17th, 2023

K’Nex are pretty cool to begin with, but this world-record K’Nex structure is out of this world! With elevators, ramps, a ferris wheel and more, it’s easy to see how it is the largest K’Nex ball contraption. Read on to see it in action and get on a roll with the math.

Making Toys out of Chocolate
January 10th, 2023

The 3D printer is a pretty exciting machine. And it becomes even more exciting when you put chocolate in it to print out cool, yummy chocolate shapes. Read on to do the math and play with your dessert!

The Best French Fry
December 12th, 2022

With all the restaurants that serve French fries, it must be hard to have the best fries. But every year, some people pick the best ones. Read on to munch on the math of having the yummiest fries around!

When Pets Get out of Jail
December 10th, 2022

Dogs and cats usually don’t get along — except when they’re partners in crime. Read on to see how a cat and dog duo work together to do the math and escape from their kitchen every day!

Invasion of the Nanodots
December 5th, 2022

You would never guess that a bunch of tiny little metal balls could turn into mindblowing art. But with Nanodots, you can make all kinds of cool 3D shapes. Read on to discover the big math fun in these little magnets!

Trip Across the Tridge
November 15th, 2022

Bridges are neat structures that help us get across water. And this bridge in Midland, Michigan is especially cool because it’s a 3-way bridge! Read on to triple the math fun with this bonkers (and awesome) bridge.

New York by the Numbers
November 3rd, 2022

New York is a big city. And when you stop to think about all the wild numbers around it, it seems even bigger! Read on to see how the math adds up in the City That Never Sleeps.

Map Your Favorite Candy!
October 31st, 2022

What’s your favorite Halloween candy? Does it match the favorite candy of most people where you live? Read on to map out the math in everyone’s favorite candy across the country!

Not Quite Scraping the Sky
October 29th, 2022

Normally, skyscrapers are big buildings for which you have to reach your head really far back to see the top. But the Newby-McMahon “skyscraper” in Texas is a little different. Read on to find out why – and see how it can be really important to do the math when it comes to getting measurements right!

Stairway to the Moon
October 18th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Quinn F. asked us, how many stairs would you need to walk to the Moon? Read on to find out, and step up with the math behind this fun fan question!

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