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Why Does Airline Food Taste Bad?

Why Does Airline Food Taste Bad?

Whether you have tried food on a plane yourself or just heard stories, the truth is that food does taste bad, or at least worse, when you are 30,000 feet in the air. Well, turns out it is not the food itself that is to blame, but rather your surroundings. read more

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A Cluttered Environment May Affect Your Eating Habits

A Cluttered Environment May Affect Your Eating Habits

If you often find yourself in a stressful state of mind, the cleanliness of your home or work setting could have an affect on the way you eat. read more

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Searing Meat Doesn't Seal in the Juices

Searing Meat Doesn't Seal in the Juices

There are many myths and wives' tales in the world of cooking. One that's mentioned quite often is that searing meat seals in the juices. This certainly sounds reasonable, but when put to the test, a different story emerges. read more

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How to Open a Shaken Soda Can

How to Open a Shaken Soda Can

We all know if you shake up a can of soda and open it, it will cover the immediate area in a sugary mess. A lot of people think tapping the top of the can will prevent this, but that's actually not the case. If the can doesn't explode after tapping the top, then it wasn't going to explode anyway. Fortunately, there is a method that will work to prevent a shaken can from exploding that is just as simple. read more

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Why Does Orange Juice Taste So Bitter After Brushing?

Why Does Orange Juice Taste So Bitter After Brushing?

One of the mistakes I learned growing up was brushing my teeth right before eating breakfast, sitting down, and with a minty mouth, going for the OJ. One sip is all it took to realize something had gone horribly wrong. What are they putting in the toothpaste to make OJ lose its wonderful flavor? read more

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Do the Caffeine Alternatives in Energy Drinks Work?

Do the Caffeine Alternatives in Energy Drinks Work?

Waking up in the morning and feeling ready to take on the day can be difficult for some without a cup of coffee in them. Others prefer energy drinks to get the boost they need. Either way, the main ingredient providing the energy is caffeine. But what about the caffeine-free drinks? Do they even work? read more

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