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Furry Friend from Down Under
January 26th, 2023

It’s Australia Day, which is a great time to talk about all the neat animals that live down there. One of the many unique ones is the wombat. Read on to learn more about this cute critter, and scurry your way through the math in these furry friends.

Words That Make You Cross-eyed
December 28th, 2022

We like to build with Legos, blocks, bricks and stones, but you can also build with words! Crossword puzzles do just that. And, believe it or not, there’s a lot of math in building with words. Read on to see!

Hot Cocoa, or Hot Chocolate?
December 24th, 2022

Do you call it hot cocoa or hot chocolate? Is it the same thing? Read on to find out – and warm up to the math in this tasty winter drink!

Lots of Love and Latkes
December 18th, 2022

(Note: Today we’ve included a second extra math problem about Hanukkah, for those who celebrate the holiday or would like to learn more about it. Enjoy!) Today starts the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah, and there are a lot of numbers that go along with it, especially when it comes to the food! Read on to chow down on the history and math of Hanukkah.

“Wrong Way” Corrigan
December 9th, 2022

Sometimes people make a wrong turn while driving. But imagine taking a wrong turn while flying a plane! Read on to fly through the math on one pilot who took a very wrong turn, which earned him the nickname “Wrong Way” Corrigan.

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.

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!

Photo-Fest
October 22nd, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Yuri R. S. asked us, how many pictures are taken every year around the world? When you add up all the devices that can take photos, it ends up being a lot! Read on to find out how fast the photos add up.

The Truth about Toothpaste
October 10th, 2022

Ever wonder who thought up some ideas that we now do every day? Like brushing your teeth with a toothbrush and toothpaste, for example. It turned out to be a great idea, but who really thought of it? Read on to “brush” up on toothpaste math – you might be shocked at how far back it actually goes!

It’s Inktober!
October 1st, 2022

Our longtime fan Ajax L. just told us that October is also Inktober, where the challenge is to draw an ink drawing every day this month. Read on to see how quickly the artwork – or inkwork! – adds up.

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