A banana is not always a banana

Posted in: human behavior, psychology- Sep 15, 2011 Comments Off on A banana is not always a banana

Holy cripes! I knew advertising messed with us but who knew the depths to which your grocer (and Whole Foods) will go to to prime and seduce us! From 14 month-old apples to chalk signs, we have been duped people. (disclaimer: the picture above is from an actual farmer’s market but next time you go […]

How To: Make Pop Rocks

Posted in: life, science- May 07, 2011 Comments Off on How To: Make Pop Rocks

Do you remember eating Pop Rocks as a kid? I do. It was like a chemistry experiment exploding in my mouth every time I ate them. I thought that eating Pop Rocks was just one of those things from the ’80s that parents let us do, like riding in the car without a seat belt. […]