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‘My manager ended up having to hold a ruler up to the piece of bread’: Former Subway worker says customer didn’t understand basic math when ordering a kid’s sub

The customer allegedly refused to believe that half of a 6-inch sub was 3 inches.

On Nov 11, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘They’ve all slept with each other. … They out-sl*tted math itself’: Worker tries to make diagram of co-workers who slept together

'You didn't have to out Adam like this.'

On Apr 23, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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Viral tweet alleges vast, convoluted Virginia-to-Florida school textbook conspiracy

It's not quite clear how the governors stand to profit.

On Apr 21, 2022 by Jacob Seitz


TikTok girl goes viral for asking philosophical questions about why math exists

'Like, [Pythagoras] didn't even have plumbing, and he was like, 'let me worry about why Y = MX + B?''

On Aug 28, 2020 by Stacey Ritzen

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Conspiracy theorist’s attempt to take down Democrats thwarted by law of averages

'Dude doesn't understand how averages work.'

On Apr 21, 2020 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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Two journalists are being teased for making a basic math mistake on live TV

People with basic math skills (or calculators) were highly amused.

On Mar 6, 2020 by Claire Goforth

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The calculator meme is here to add up your hot takes

Whatever happened to just typing in 80085?

On Apr 10, 2019 by David Britton

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Getting old is inevitable—and new research suggests science can’t fix it

Don't hold out hope for immortality.

On Nov 1, 2017 by Tiffanie Drayton

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Here’s the world’s favorite number—and why it makes perfect sense

Spoiler: It's not the No. 13

On Apr 6, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz

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The internet wants 2017 to be the year of sex and weed, but it doesn’t add up

This fake calculator meme makes 2017 seem cooler than it really is.

On Jan 3, 2017 by Jay Hathaway

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This app can read your handwriting and solve your math homework

We're just mad this didn't exist when we were in school.

On Oct 27, 2016 by Monica Riese

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The cover of this algebra textbook is breaking people’s brains

Is this witchcraft?

On May 20, 2016 by Gabe Bergado

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Math teacher uses Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ to teach her students about geometry

'Complimentary is 90 degree angle.'

On Mar 16, 2016 by Michelle Jaworski

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14 accessories to celebrate your love of pi

Let your irrational side shine just in time for Pi Day!

On Mar 14, 2016 by Lisa Granshaw

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You’ll go bananas over this surprisingly tricky fruit math problem

Pay attention!

On Feb 17, 2016 by Gabe Bergado