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'Math Bites' show with Danica McKellar makes numbers hip

Get weekly tips on how to incorporate math into your daily life using catchy tunes, puppets, and surprising celebrity cameos thanks to actress Danica McKellar's new show on the Nerdist Channel.

By 13 February 2014

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The real Captain America is obese and bad at math

Think your beloved superhero is as hunky as Chris Evans? The real Cap' is more likely to be overweight and behind in school.

By 3 July 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 004: T-Mobile's UnRadio service, Lego Fusion, and cutting cakes with math

Today, Ashley and Rich wonder if T-Mobile's newest Uncarrier initiative is good (or bad) for consumers. Also, Lego's got a new trick up its sleeve that blends digital and physical toys, a number nerd displays the "correct" way to slice up a cake, and we discuss your thoughts on the Amazon Fire smartphone.

By 20 June 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 004: T-Mobile's UnRadio service, Lego Fusion, cake math, and more

Today, Tomorrow Daily wonders if T-Mobile's newest Uncarrier initiative is good (or bad!) for consumers, checks out Lego Fusion, watches a number nerd show us the "scientifically correct" way to slice up a cake, and discusses your thoughts on the Amazon Fire smartphone.

By 20 June 2014

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Math has spoken: You're cutting a cake all wrong

A fascinating exposition of humanity's laziness shows the mathematically efficient way of cutting your gateau.

By 19 June 2014

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'Game of Thrones' math: How many dragons could a dire wolf eat?

Crave's Michael Franco puzzles out a "Game of Thrones" question that's been nagging him for as long as winter's been coming. How many Targaryen dragons would one Stark dire wolf need to eat to survive?

By 15 March 2014

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Want to be better at math? Electric shocks could help

In ongoing research with children and adults, an Oxford University researcher finds that stimulating the brain with low-dose electrical currents could help improve learning.

By 15 February 2014

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Microsoft's unXcellent math adventure in new Surface 2 ad

A new billboard for the Surface 2 features an Excel calculation that seems not to stand up when, for example, using one's fingers.

By 11 November 2013

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Amazon buys math education company TenMarks

Amazon continues to make a push into education tech, an area Apple's been trying to conquer as well.

By 11 October 2013

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Yep, Apple's A7 looks twice as fast -- at least for fractal math

A detailed look at the Frax app's 90 percent performance boost on the iPhone 5S shows why Apple's A7 chip isn't a marketing gimmick -- even if the advantages aren't strictly because of a 64-bit design.

By 11 October 2013