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October 11, 2013

 

Oh hey, Pup. You ready to be someone's best friend?

How Did Dogs Become “Man’s Best Friend?”

We've all heard the phrase "dog is man's best friend." But how did dogs get to be so friendly with humans?

February 19, 2013

 

Have you ever tried to freeze lettuce? What happened?

Why Lettuce Should NOT Be Frozen

A Moment of Science wonders, why isn't there any frozen lettuce?

July 30, 2012

 

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How Roots Know to Grow Down

Many plants roots grow deep down into the soil, but how does the plant know which way is down?

April 27, 2012

 

Yum! Keep this bread from going stale!

How To Keep Bread From Going Stale

Don't try to store a loaf of bread in the refrigerator if you want it to stay fresh--refrigeration is the quickest way to make bread go stale.

November 16, 2010

 

How To Keep Bread Fresh

How do you keep bread fresh? Does it go on the shelf or in the fridge?

November 15, 2010

 

What Happens To Bread In The Oven?

Where does the water go when you put bread in the oven?

September 30, 2010

 

Why Do We Love The Taste Of “Mom’s Cooking?”

Why do we prefer "Mom's cooking" over another persons?

December 10, 2009

 

Bugs In Cake Mixes

What is that bug in your box of flour, sugar, or cake mix?

June 5, 2008

 

Rooted Potatoes

It's not unusual for us to be struck by the amazing ways in which life on earth has adapted to its environment. Rooted potatoes are an example of this.

March 25, 2008

 

Hard Bread and Soggy Cookies

What happens to a baked good when you leave it out on the counter overnight? Actually, the answer to that depends on which baked good are being talked about.

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