Tag: food

Why we don’t need to fear Florida Man’s army of turtles

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Trace Meadows of Pensacola, FL, writes to ask, I hear there’s someone threatening to conquer the planet with his army of turtles. Should I be concerned? The referenced item of news is this:¬†Florida Man Threatens To Conquer Planet Earth With His Army Of Turtles. Trace, I don’t think we need to be concerned. Due to …

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Time travel cookbook

Dear Tyler (writes Dan The Man Williamson III¬†of Duluth MN), I recently inherited a time machine, and I’d like to use it to indulge my passion for novel gourmet cookery. I have access to a range of now extinct ingredients, but my problem is that I don’t know which things are edible, how to prepare …

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Camper Sign Language 1

Maybe when you went to summer camp as a child, you felt that there was more going on than you knew about. If you don’t know the secret camper sign language, you were right! In a series of posts, I’ll show how campers communicate without speaking. If you or someone you know will go to …

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Walnuts As Housing

Following up to my previous post, which discusses what kinds of fruit might be suitable for people to live in, I will now address Rebecca’s comment about the possibility of using giant walnut shells, which have interior divisions already, and so might not need more walls built. It’s true that walnut shell is a good …

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Fruitatious Abode

Nicholas Kim, age 13, asks: Is living inside of pineapples true? Spongebob, a typical childrens show. Well, why cant humans do the same! Its much simpler than building a house, you only need to find a way to make huge pineapples, but in the end it would save the world a lot of resources and money.

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The 12% Solution

Al Benbow of Ketchum, Idaho writes: I’ve been trying to figure out what the patent they’re talking about on the label that says that my pork chops may contain up to 12% of a patented solution. I’ve searched and I can’t find any food patents that apply. Al, I too was puzzled at first. But …

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Topical Use of Chocolate

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[T]he explanation of white chocolate… made me think of another chocolate question. Several websites say that melted chocolate if you pour it on a bruise and leave it overnight, it makes the bruise fade…. Is it true? [MORE]

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The Purpose of White Chocolate

Dear Tyler, What is white chocolate and is it good for anything? [MORE]

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Cookie Monster RIP

Dear Tyler, I heard that one of the Muppets had died recently but, like Paul McCartney, they all seem to still be around. What’s the real story? [MORE]

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Escaping the Zombie Apocalypse

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Margaret from St. Paul asks, How does one survive the zombie apocalypse? [more]

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