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To Maximize The Joy Of Eating Candy, Apply Physics

What's the best way to make the pleasure of eating a candy last? A team of Austrian researchers devises a simple method for observing how spherical candies dissolve.

Alaska Man Rolls Record Cabbage Out Of The Patch

Melissa Block speaks with Scott Robb of Palmer, Alaska, who has grown a world record-setting giant cabbage. It weighed in at 138.25 pounds at the Alaska State Fair. Robb has been nurturing a variety of world-record setting giant vegetables — including turnips and kale — for more than twenty years.

McDonald's Goes Vegetarian — In India

McDonald's plans to open the first in a series of all-vegetarian restaurants in India next year. But rest assured, in most locations around the world, meat will stay on the menu.

Why Organic Food May Not Be Healthier For You

Even though organic food has less pesticide residue, a new review of several recent studies finds scant evidence that it has more nutrients or fewer risky bacteria than conventionally grown food. But researchers note that organic agriculture can bring environmental benefits.