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April 7, 2015


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Back To Basics 

Baking soda clears the air of bad odors by chemically neutralizing them.

January 29, 2015


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Does Sugar Cause Cavities?

Contrary to popular belief, sugar (alone) doesn't rot your teeth.

October 11, 2012


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The Mysterious Liquid In Yogurt

When you open a container of yogurt, you'll often see liquid collected on top. What is it, and where does it come from?

June 20, 2011



Why You Can’t Bleach Sheep

Why is it okay to bleach cotton cloth, but not wool?

September 27, 2003


Baking Basics

Things like coffee grounds and charcoal are called “physical deodorizers,” because they absorb tiny particles in the air that are causing the smell. The problem is, eventually they reach a state called “equilibrium,” in which the deodorizer has absorbed all it can.

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