‘Food’

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“Chocolate-Covered Anything” Day

December 16, 2014 4:00 pm

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Chocolate is so delicious that it can taste just as good with other foods as it does by itself. Just about anything tastes good when dipped in gooey, melted chocolate. That’s why there’s a whole day dedicated to chocolate-covered anything – and it’s today! Read on to do the chocolatey math.

A Whole Town You Can Eat

December 12, 2014 4:00 pm

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Today is Gingerbread House Day, when we celebrate buildings you can actually eat. And what better way to celebrate than with breaking a world record? That’s how chef Jon Lovitch decided to celebrate when he built a 1,003-building gingerbread village. With that many houses, the ingredients can get pretty sticky!

Pie to the Sky

December 11, 2014 4:00 pm

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If you love apple pie, there’s no such thing as too much of it. At least that’s how people in Maine feel about it. Read on to see how 10,000 apples and 135 volunteers broke a world record.

Cake in a Can

December 6, 2014 4:00 pm

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If there’s a new easy way to bake a cake, boy, are we ready to hear about it. This one is our latest dessert discovery: Cake in a Can, which is exactly what it sounds like. Add some water to canned cake mix and you have a personal cake, in no time at all.

The Weight of Snow, in Chocolate

December 3, 2014 4:00 pm

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If snow is starting to fall where you live, you may be out there building a snowman or chucking snowballs at your friends — and you may notice how the really wet, sticky snow you can pack into shapes is also really heavy. How can those teeny specks falling from the sky weigh so much? Read on to see – and find out just how much a snowflake weighs.

Food on the Wall

December 2, 2014 4:00 pm

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We probably all know we aren’t supposed to stick food to the wall. But that’s exactly what one guy did – to make a giant piece of art about fruit. Read on to see how Roger Rowley used math to play with his food.

Pop a Whole Pumpkin in Your Mouth

November 28, 2014 4:00 pm

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With Halloween and Thanksgiving behind us, it’s finally time to say goodbye to pumpkins for the year. And what better way than to make a whole pumpkin patch you can eat? Read on for the pumpkin patch recipe and to do the math!

Totally Stuffed

November 27, 2014 4:00 pm

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It’s Thanksgiving, the day when Americans celebrate everything we’re grateful for by eating more food in one meal than we normally eat in 2 days. With all that turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie, and mountains of other yummy foods on the table, it’s hard to stop eating, especially for Joey Chestnut, who just won a turkey-eating contest.

Berries on the Run

November 22, 2014 4:00 pm

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When you buy a banana, zucchini or tomato at the grocery store, it just pops from the shelf into your shopping bag. But that fruit or veggie may have already traveled thousands of miles to reach you! Two people from National Geographic decided to track the journey of a box of strawberries. It might shock you to find out how well-traveled your fruits are.

For French Fries, Press Here

November 10, 2014 4:00 pm

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Have you ever bought anything from a vending machine? It’s a tall box filled with food or drinks, and when you put money into it and press a button, the item you chose pops out. Usually vending machines sell packaged foods like chips, candy bars, or bottles of water or soda. But people have figured out how to sell all kinds of food from them.