Why Your Second Cup of Coffee Is Never as Good as Your First
Nov 30, 2018
It's not just you.
Sorry, but There's No Such Thing as the "Clean Part" of Moldy Bread
Sep 18, 2018
Maybe just eat a salad instead?
Twitter Is Losing Its Collective Mind Over How This Man Stirs Tea
Sep 13, 2018
This isn't magic — it's science.
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Our 10 Most Popular Appetizers Ever
They start just about any party off right.
Recipe: Best-Ever Challah French Toast
3 days ago
It's the only way I'll ever make it.
3 Easy Solutions to Your Holiday Snack Emergencies
Nov 20, 2018
Get merry in a minute with simple pantry ingredients.
MIT Researchers End Age-Old Theory About Spaghetti
Aug 23, 2018
Breaking news here, people!
Kitchen Towels Are Growing All Kinds of Nasty Bacteria, Science Says
Jun 13, 2018
It turns out that cute kitchen towel with the cross-stitch rooster might actually be harboring a truly awful amount of bacteria.
If You Eat Your Vegetables, You Won't Have to Drink This Terrible New Broccoli Coffee
Jun 11, 2018
It's called a "broccolaté."
This Website Might Be Able to Tell You How Much Coffee You Need, and When
Jun 11, 2018
According to some new research, we might be approaching our caffeine intake in the wrong way.
You Probably Don't Need That Pricey Bottle of Alkaline Water
Apr 5, 2018
Save your money.
A New Bumpy Food Label Could Help You Minimize Food Waste
Mar 21, 2018
Don't trust your sense of smell? This new bumpy food label might be able to help.
Modernist Cuisine’s Next Cookbook Will Be All About Pizza
Mar 20, 2018
Will we finally have an answer on whether pineapple belongs on pizza?
Does Pouring Height Make a Difference in Coffee Flavor?
Feb 2, 2018
We talked to three experts to find out.
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Defrost Frozen Meat in the Microwave
Jan 2, 2018
It might be tempting to toss your frozen meat into the microwave to speed up the thawing process, but you should really reconsider.
What Really Happens When You Mix Baking Soda with Vinegar?
Dec 13, 2017
You might have been taught that the acid and base cancel each other out, right? We looked into the science behind this popular cleaning combo.
Here's Why Some Meat Gets That Weird Rainbow on It
Dec 12, 2017
It's not due to an alien invasion — I promise.
Sarah Rae Smith
Modernist Bread on 5 Things You Didn't Know About Yeast
Nov 15, 2017
Psst: What they have to say is pretty wild!
Nathan Myhrvold and Francisco Migoya
This Science News May Change Everything for Paleo Diehards
Oct 25, 2017
For all the Paleo folks who think caveman didn't eat dairy, we have some news.
Rheanna O'Neil Bellomo
It's Not Your Fault! Parents Aren't (Always) to Blame for Picky Eaters
Oct 10, 2017
In turns out those reluctant short-order cooks at the mercy of tiny tyrants might be doing the best they can.
Anne Wolfe Postic
How You Taste Food Changes When You're in a Relationship
Sep 20, 2017
A new study published in the journal Appetite has unearthed a thing or two about the dining habits of couples.
Are GMOs Really Bad? Neil deGrasse Tyson Weighs In.
Aug 9, 2017
Do you *really* know what GMOs are?
Scientists Discover Why Some People Hate Cheese
Jul 13, 2017
No, these people aren't monsters — blame their genes!
These Golden Bananas Can Change the Lives of Hundreds of Thousands of Children
Jul 12, 2017
Scientists have created superfood bananas that are rich in vitamin A.
Groundbreaking Study Spotlights How the Scent of Food Impacts Your Weight
Jul 11, 2017
This is just rude.
Scientists Discover a Sixth Sense Capable of Tasting Water
Jun 7, 2017
Those Viral Pink Pineapples Aren’t What You Think
May 26, 2017
Del Monte Fresh Produce has been playing around with a strain of pineapples since 2005 that changed the fruit's color and flavor.
Here's the Healthiest Way to Cook Mushrooms, According to Science
May 25, 2017
Are you doing it right?
Here’s Why You Get a Tingly Sensation When Eating Raw Fruits and Veggies
May 24, 2017
Could you be allergic?
Here's Why Science Says a Crackly Crust Is Essential to the Identity of a French Baguette
May 19, 2017
It's not all about looks, you know.
Sparkling Water Might Be Making You Hungry, but Here's Why You Don't Need to Panic
May 17, 2017
Stay calm and sparkling water on.
Your Body Can Handle More Caffeine than You Think, Says Study
May 3, 2017
Bring on the coffee!
It Turns Out That Salty Foods Don't Actually Make You Thirsty
Apr 20, 2017
But it does affect your body in a different way than previously thought.
The Science of Weird Food Pairings (and Why They Work)
Apr 18, 2017
Are coffee and potatoes the perfect match?