Tag: science

Cartoon Shows How a Bean Becomes a Fart [VIDEO]

August 27, 2014 // 5:21 pm

True story: more kids would learn better if 1) school subjects were more relevant to their daily lives and 2) everything was taught using cartoons. Case in point: the following adorable animation that illustrates, using tiny anthropomorphic beans and enzymes, how precisely beans get transformed into farts.

The cartoon…

This Ice Cream Gets Excited When You Lick It

July 30, 2014 // 1:53 pm

Do you ever get bored when eating the same colored ice cream, lick after lick? Well, here comes science to the rescue once again, curing problems we didn’t know we had.

If you have the attention span of a spoon, this ice cream will keep you entertained for a…

Au Naturale Hack: Blood Can Act as a Substitute for Eggs

July 29, 2014 // 5:21 pm

For anyone wondering if there was anything that would work as an acceptable substitute for eggs, wonder no more. The next time you’re making waffles and you’re fresh out of those cluckers, you can swap it with some regular ol’ blood. Who would have thought the option has been under…

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…