Tag: science

The Simpler, Better Way to Cut a Cake You’ve Probably Never Heard About [VIDEO]

June 18, 2014 // 5:45 am

Considering how many things we do “wrong” nowadays (like using ketchup cups, peeling oranges, eating chicken wings like a lady), you can’t help but wonder why we listen to our forefathers at all. Take cake-cutting for example. For as long as we’ve known, people have employed…

Science Explains Why You Have Garlic Breath For Hours

June 14, 2014 // 3:00 pm

Garlic can make just about anything better, case in point fries and bread. Enjoy your garlic fries now but you’ll pay for it later when you can’t talk to anyone else the rest of the day because of your rank breath. It may be delicious and even good for you,…

Hypoallergenic Peanuts Are The Future

June 14, 2014 // 12:16 pm

As a kid no one I knew had a peanut allergy, now it’s one of the leading food allergies among adults and children. You would think it’d be easy to avoid eating anything with peanuts, aka peanut butter, straight up peanuts, etc., but those pesky little legumes can hide…

The Real Reason You Can’t Refuse a Cinnabon: Scent Marketing

May 24, 2014 // 3:55 pm

Have you ever been walking through the mall just minding your own business looking down at your hands wondering how the hell you ended up with a Cinnabon? It’s okay, it happens to the best of us. But in that minor moment of “where the hell did this come…

Eating Raw Cookie Dough Won’t Make You Sick (Probably)

March 8, 2014 // 2:14 pm

Our lives have been a lie. From brownie batters to chocolate chip cookie dough we’ve been subjected to a wagging finger followed by a “don’t eat that you’ll get sick!” Well, it turns out that good ol’ Mom might have been keeping us away from this sweet stuff for…

Science Explains Why Sriracha Gives Us a Natural High [VIDEO]

February 25, 2014 // 2:00 pm

We here at Foodbeast are pretty fond of Sriracha. We even went as far as make an explicit love video and tour their factory. As of now, our adoration of the hot sauce has been incomprehensible, but now it looks like there’s a scientific explanation behind this…

Research Shows Slow Jams Actually Help Cows Get Into the Milking Moo-d

February 22, 2014 // 2:36 pm

According to a study by psychologists at the University of Leicester, milk production can increase by as much as 3 percent when cows are listening to slow music.

Similar to humans, slow jams can help relieve stress and relax the cows getting them in a friendlier mood to be…

Here’s What Crystal Skull Vodka Looks Like With a Face

February 21, 2014 // 4:51 pm

If you’ve ever wondered what that Crystal Skull Vodka bottle would look like with skin, er, look no further. When a group of forensic scientists found a bottle at their liquor store, they  knew exactly what they had to do, for society’s sake. So they added some faux skin…