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June 12, 2013

 

potatoes in a cardboard box

Potato Bombs

Are you ready to learn more about potato bombs?

July 22, 2009

 

A bowl of popcorn

Why Popcorn Pops And Other Grains Don’t

If the water inside a piece of popcorn is what makes it pop, why don't other grains pop as well? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 20, 2007

 

a black microwave plugged into an outlet

The Birth of the Microwave

Back before the time of microwave dinners, a self-taught engineer experimented with magnetrons and candy bars.

September 27, 2003

 

Something I Ate

While flu symptoms can include headaches, stomach cramps, and diarrhea, more often than not, flu symptoms tend to be muscle aches and sinus problems.

September 27, 2003

 

Metal in the Microwave

Besides preventing the microwaves from reaching and heating up the food it conceals, aluminum foil tends to give off sparks that might start a fire.

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