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National Chocolate Chip Day
May 15th, 2022

There are all kinds of zany holidays. One of our favorites is National Chocolate Chip Day! Read on to find out how the chocolate chip came to be, and satisfy your sweet tooth with some yummy math.

Can You Really Eat a Cactus?
May 3rd, 2022

Have you ever tried to touch a cactus? How about eat parts of it? Some cacti have paddles that turn into fruit you can actually eat! Read on to poke around the math in cacti.

You Say Tomato, I Say To-mah-to
May 1st, 2022

You may not think it, but a tomato is a mysterious plant. How do you say it’s name: to-may-to or to-mah-to? Is it a fruit or a vegetable? How did we figure out it wasn’t poisonous? Read on to find out…and do the to-math-o in tomatoes!

When Apples Try to Fly
April 20th, 2022

We love food, and we love it even more when we get to play with it. Chef John Mitzewich likes to play with his food, too – and created this neat apple swan! Read on to find out how to make one, while swan-diving through the math in playing with your food.

The Best Way to Serve 20 Pies
March 19th, 2022

Pie is yummy, and it’s even more fun when you can play with your pie to make 3-D geometric shapes! Read on to eat up the math in this “pie-cosahedron.”

A Secret about Citrus Circles
March 14th, 2022

On Pi Day (3/14), we like to celebrate a very special number and circles. And what better way than with some citrus circle math? Read on for the secret math of citrus fruits!

Why Did People Start Chewing Gum?
March 2nd, 2022

Some foods are so weird that we have to wonder who first got the idea to try eating them – like gum, for example. How long ago did people actually get the crazy idea to start chomping on this chewy stuff? Read on to find out – and chew on some gummy math!

Spaghetti, One Slurp at a Time
February 23rd, 2022

Bedtime Math (and pasta) fan Conrad B. asked us, how many noodles are in a box of spaghetti? We did a little exploring in the Bedtime Math test kitchen to figure it out. Read on to find out for yourself and slurp through the perfect pasta math!

A Real Steal for Cereal
February 18th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Henry S. asked us, how many of those mini boxes fit inside a big cereal box? This turns out to be a great question, so read on to see how the mini boxes stack up!

A Day for Sweet Teeth
February 14th, 2022

On Valentine’s Day, people are giving and getting cards and boxes of chocolates. But just how many pounds of chocolate do we eat on this yummy holiday? Read on to find out, and see how sweet math can be!

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