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Posts tagged drink

December 27, 2012

 

A goldfish swims through a fish bowl

Do Fish Drink?

Fish live in water, but do they drink it?

November 26, 2012

 

pretzels close up with salt

Which Makes You Thirstier, Salt Or Sugar?

Chow down salty chips or pretzels, and soon you'll be guzzling your favorite drink. But snacking on sugary foods makes you thirsty, too.

November 9, 2012

 

ice cubes close up

How Does Ice Cool Drinks?

Drop a few ice cubes into a glass of water at room temperature, and in a few minutes the water will cool. How does this work?

August 22, 2008

 

cola

The Cleaning Power Of Soft Drinks!

Learn how soft drinks can help you clean tarnished metal...

May 24, 2007

 

Gummy candy on top of sprinkles

Sweet Thirst

Everyone knows salt makes you thirsty. However, did you know snacking on sugary foods makes you thirsty, too? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 7, 2005

 

Fizz

While it might be socially acceptable for food lovers to discuss the care of the finest wines, or the best way to brew gourmet coffee, what if your favorite beverage happens to be soda pop? Chances are, a gourmet wouldn’t have a lot to say about this topic. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 18, 2004

 

How Full Is That Glass?

How does the shape of a glass affect how much you drink? A scientist set out to examine just this, and the results are rather astounding.

March 15, 2004

 

Eat, But Don’t Drink Up

If you're watching your weight should you drink or eat your calories? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Drink Tea to Ward Off Cancer?

In this Moment of Science, we discuss the possible anticancer benefits of drinking green tea. It’s time once again for the mail bag, where we read your cards and letters and just happen to know the answers. Dear Moment of Science, Can you settle a debate between my friend and me? She says that green [...]

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