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An Out-of-this-World Workout
April 18th, 2021

Have you ever wondered how long it would take to walk around the Earth? What about the Moon? Go out of this world to answer a kid’s question in this Bedtime Math story!

The Coolest Job in the World
April 11th, 2021

If you want a great job when you grow up, guess what: you could be an “ice cream taster.” With counting chocolate chips, and sampling a fraction of the cartons, there’s a ton of math in this tasty job! Read on to see just how much, and try it out for yourself.

Egg Hunt
April 4th, 2021

We’ve included an extra math problem about Easter, for those who celebrate or would like to learn more about the day. Read on to find out about the history of the Easter egg, and do the math on how quickly the candy can really add up!

The Best Cupcake Combo
March 30th, 2021

Just how many cupcakes do you have to eat in a variety pack until you end up with your favorite combination of cake and frosting? Read on to find out and do the yummy cupcake math!

The Truth about Double-Stuf Oreos
March 9th, 2021

Do Double-Stuf Oreos really have double the amount of “stuff” in the middle? One group decided to do an experiment to find out. Read on to see what they discovered – and do the Double-Stuf math!

Squirt-Attack Robot
March 6th, 2021

Do you like ketchup on your burger, fries, or hot dog? We’re loving this robot that squirts the ketchup for you. But it doesn’t seem to do the math right on the timing, making a big, ketchup-y mess. Read on to “mustard” up the math in this ketchup-squirting robot!

A Butterfly You Can Eat
March 4th, 2021

Have you ever tried eating a butterfly? Neither have we. But we’d definitely try one if it were made of chocolate like these ones are. Read on to see how they’re made, and make sure to do the math right, so none of your butterflies end up missing a wing!

Fine-Dining Dog
February 21st, 2021

Now this is silly: a dog eating at a table, using human hands! One man taught his dog Mariele this funny trick, and they put on shows for people. When you think about the practice this must have taken and all the food to practice it, the numbers really begin to wrack up. Read on to do the math about this fine-dining dog.

Super Bowl Fat-Fest
February 7th, 2021

It’s the Super Bowl, America’s most important football game. Millions of people watch from home with family or friends, and it turns out they aren’t just watching the game: they’re eating a ton of food. One professor did the math to figure out just how much food everyone is eating during the big game. Read on to find out – and do the math for yourself!

Spirocakes
February 6th, 2021

If you like math, art, and pancakes, then the Spirocake is for you! It’s a neat tool that uses math and gears to create cool-looking pancakes. Read on to see how it does it – and eat up the math in these delicious pancake designs.

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