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How to Fly with a Party Balloon
July 13th, 2021

Balloons can be great to decorate and celebrate. But did you know they can also apparently be used for flight? Read on to see how one man’s advertising stunt took flight – and soar high with the balloon math!

Donut in Outer Space
May 22nd, 2021

What could be better than a glazed donut with sprinkles? A flying glazed donut with sprinkles, of course! Read on to see how one donut soars above the rest – and do the delicious donut math.

What It Takes to Be Superman
October 26th, 2020

They say Superman is “faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.” But just how fast, powerful, and high-jumping is he? Read on to put numbers to the powers of Superman!

Wrong Kind of Balloon Ride
September 17th, 2020

Flying in a plane is pretty exciting. But one man wanted to take it a step further and tried flying with balloons! Read on to go up, up, and away with the math in this crazy idea.

Can a Bird Take You for a Ride?
November 5th, 2019

Bedtime Math fan Kaien M. asked us a great question: how many birds would it take to pick you up and fly with you? Read on to fly away with the math and see what the answer to this question is!

The Fastest Flying Taco
October 17th, 2019

Talk about fast food – this cannon shoots out tacos that go flying through the air! Read on to do the math where food meets flight.

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s…You?
July 6th, 2015

People fly on airplanes all the time. But flying on jetpacks? That’s something completely new…and it could be possible as early as a few years from now! Read on to fly through the math of this fantastically futuristic invention.

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