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Chargogga-what?
March 15th, 2020

If you’ve wondered what place in America has the longest name, there’s a clear winner. With 44 letters (or more, depending on how you spell it), Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamogg wins. But it’s not the longest name of a place in the world! Read on to see what other town uses all the ink in your pen when making out a letter – and do the wordy math.

Can You Drink a Whole Lake?
November 12th, 2019

We got an awesome question from a Bedtime Math fan: Carmel P. wants to know, could you drink a whole lake in an hour? Read on to see what the numbers say – and drink in the math!

Michigan Can Keep Cool
August 16th, 2019

Michigan is that mitten-shaped state that wraps around 4 of the Great Lakes. Its name comes from the Native American Ojibwe word “mishigamaa” meaning “large lake.” There’s no spot in Michigan where you’re more than 85 miles from a Great Lake. In fact, there’s so much water in Michigan – 11,000 lakes and ponds, and […]

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