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The Building That Won’t Fall Over
February 10th, 2022

Houses and other buildings usually stand up straight towards the sky. But there’s one famous building that’s been leaning over, looking like it’s going to fall any day…for hundreds of years! Read on do to the math on this incredible, slanted building.

Stacking Lego to the Sky
January 27th, 2022

Bedtime Math fans Mikey and Mateo C. asked us, how many Lego bricks would it take to reach the top of the Empire State Building? Read on to do the math and see how the Lego stack up!

Spin for Your Dinner
September 1st, 2021

When we eat, most of us like to sit on a chair and stay still. But some restaurants actually spin you around while you munch on dinner! Read on to get spinning with the math behind this food on the go.

A Fairy-Tale Castle for Real
December 25th, 2020

Have you ever wanted to live in a fairy-tale castle? This is a real castle called the Swallow’s Nest, on the south coast of Crimea, and would make anyone feel like a king or queen. Read on to do the math on this real-life castle!

Trip Across the Tridge
November 15th, 2020

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.

Not Quite Scraping the Sky
October 29th, 2020

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!

Your House, Made of Lego
September 11th, 2020

What if you could build your own house out of Lego? How many pieces would you need? Read on to build up with the Lego math!

Neighborhood Hot Spot – for Real
September 3rd, 2020

You know how sunshine can bounce off glass windows into our eyes? Well, imagine a building with this problem – but bigger! Read on to see how one building was causing a meltdown in London, and discover the math in this bright building.

How Many Houses?
July 24th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Alan D-S. asked us a great question: how many buildings are there in the world? Read on to build up the math and find out the answer!

Climbing the Walls
July 18th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Calvin T. asked us, why is there scaffolding around new buildings? Read on to find out the answer, and climb high with the math!

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