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‘Sugar Free’ Tic Tacs Are Bullshit

‘Sugar Free’ Tic Tacs Are Bullshit

Ah the mighty Tic Tac, that powerful little breath freshener that Elaine accidentally uses to drive Mr. Peterman so crazy on Seinfeld that she almost loses her job. It’s a mint that’s often been touted as low calorie and sugar free. But in fact, this 1½ Calorie Breath Mint is 100 percent pure sugar. That’s right, […]

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Step Inside Brooklyn’s Secret Cheese Tunnels

Step Inside Brooklyn’s Secret Cheese Tunnels

A delicious trove of aging cheese sits 30 feet below the bustling streets of Brooklyn. It’s way more cheesy than just a couple wheels of parmesan, too. There’s nearly 22,000 pounds of cheese sitting down there. The cheese belongs to Crown Finish Caves. The company doesn’t make their own cheese, but it does age young cheeses […]

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Your Pinkie Provides Half Your Hand Strength

Your Pinkie Provides Half Your Hand Strength

Stick your pinkies out and raise your glasses for a toast to the fifth finger. Without it, your hand would be half as strong. “You’d lose 50 percent of your hand strength, easily,” Laurie Rogers, a certified hand therapist in Washington, told the New York Times. The pinkie finger and the the ring finger act […]

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New York Has a High-Class Way to Melt Its Snow

New York Has a High-Class Way to Melt Its Snow

New York City is no stranger to snow. The City gets anywhere between 20 to 60 inches of snow every year. Granted, it’s not all at once, but snow does accumulate, and when that happens, city officials need to find a way to get rid of all that snow before it clogs the streets and […]

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