5 Scientific Explanations Behind Everyday Nuisances
Dagmar Baer June 13, 2012
In an era where our gadgets exceed the science fiction of just 20 years ago, it's amazing how many everyday annoyances have never gotten fixed. Nobody has invented tangle-proof wires, or smooth-pouring ketchup, or good-smelling bus passengers. You can't get too mad at science for not solving these problems. It's not like they haven't tried. It's just way more complicated than it sounds to fix things like ...
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Okay I have to try the egg trick!
Yeah that looks cool!
I learned the egg-blowing trick ages ago, and I'm here to tell you that it DOES work ... but it takes pretty considerable lung power!
LOL I'm not incriminating myself by saying I shouldn't have any trouble doing it then, am I?
Saw an article last week, forget where, that some students at MIT invented a food grade coating for ketchup bottles that lets it pour without any need for banging, shaking, spanking. You will be able to just tilt and pour your ketchup out. And get 99+% of all the ketchup in the bottle. Ain't science wunnerful?
Yeah that actually made the evening news, I believe it was Diane Sawyer doing a piece on it.
Every time I try to read a single article on Cracked it turns into reading 5 articles on Cracked. These guys have had my number since I was 14. ;)
I'm right there with ya', Sarah. That's why I refuse to look at Cracked before work. I just keep going from one article to the next. Would constantly be late, so I save it for days off and late at night. :)))
Thanks, this was amusing and informative. One large movie popcorn has as much saturated fat as 8 Big Macs? And popcorn lung from a two bags a day habit? Wow! The egg blowing video was interesting too.