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Why Can Lactose-Intolerant People Eat Some Cheeses and Not Others?

Why Can Lactose-Intolerant People Eat Some Cheeses and Not Others?

It has to do with how long the cheese is aged. READ MORE

How Are Nonalcoholic Beer and Wine Made?

How Are Nonalcoholic Beer and Wine Made?

Secrets of fake booze revealed. READ MORE

Do Dark Spirits Cause Worse Hangovers Than Clear Ones?

Do Dark Spirits Cause Worse Hangovers Than Clear Ones?

Dark liquor, never sicker. READ MORE

Why Don’t Tomatoes and Fruits Rot When They’re Sun-Dried?

Why Don’t Tomatoes and Fruits Rot When They’re Sun-Dried?

They get a little help from preservatives. READ MORE

Is Carob Really Healthier than Chocolate?

Is Carob Really Healthier than Chocolate?

Stand by for a ’70s hippie flashback. READ MORE

What Do “Kosher” and “Halal” Mean?

What Do “Kosher” and “Halal” Mean?

Mystery deli terms explained. READ MORE

Where Does Canola Oil Come From?

Where Does Canola Oil Come From?

The origins of the controversy-plagued oil. READ MORE

Do Lobsters Really Scream When You Put Them in Boiling Water?

Do Lobsters Really Scream When You Put Them in Boiling Water?

Or is it a myth? READ MORE

How Do Laser Thermometers Work Without Touching the Food?

How Do Laser Thermometers Work Without Touching the Food?

Clue: The light is only there for show. READ MORE

Do Bees that Make Varietal Honey Know Which Flowers to Visit?

Do Bees that Make Varietal Honey Know Which Flowers to Visit?

The buzz on blossom-specific honeys. READ MORE