How to Open a Banana

How to Open a Banana

Bananas are a fruit that many Americans do not eat on a regular basis. Perhaps it's because those darn things are so hard to open. It is always a privilege...

What Causes a Brain Freeze?

What Causes a Brain Freeze?

Scenario: it's a hot summer day. You're outside hanging with friends trying to find something to do. One of them suggests going to get ice cream; you...

The Thanksgiving Turkey Isn't Making You Tired

The Thanksgiving Turkey Isn't Making You Tired

Thanksgiving, a day comprised of great family gatherings, stories you probably never want to be told, and grandmothers who drink...

Bologna's Odd Spelling

Bologna's Odd Spelling

Bologna is a famous lunch meat in America, whether you eat it on a sandwich or on a Lunchable cracker. In this country we pronounce the word as "baloney",...

What Makes Popcorn Pop?

What Makes Popcorn Pop?

It's a favorite at movie theaters and home theaters alike, comes in varieties from plain to buttered to kettle, and only takes a few minutes to prepare....

What Does it Mean to Pickle Something?

What Does it Mean to Pickle Something?

What is pickling? I'm sure at one point or another you've run into the term pickled onion or egg, and everyone knows that Peter Piper picked a peck of...