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August 7, 2012

 

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Popcorn Makes A Perfect, Healthy Snack

Plain, simple popcorn is not only a healthful snack but also one of the most nutritious foods you can eat.

December 13, 2011

 

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Why Salt Makes You Thirsty

Why does eating salty popcorn or baked ham make you thirsty, sometimes a few hours after you've eaten it?

May 27, 2011

 

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Healthy Snacking Dos And Don’ts

We are a nation of snackers. It can be difficult to resist that piece of candy or that soda. However, there is a way to snack healthy.

July 22, 2009

 

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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 25, 2008

 

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Popcorn Lung

Have you heard of popcorn worker lung? Over the past few decades, several workers at popcorn plants developed a lung disease that permanently scars the airway.

February 20, 2007

 

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The Birth of the Microwave

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

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