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How Soda Fountains Work

 How Soda Fountains Work

People have always had a thing for sparkling water, but it wasn't easy to reproduce the effervescence found naturally in some springs. Why was it so hard to create carbonated water and how did the product gave birth to the soda fountain? See more »

How Body Branding Works

 How Body Branding Works

Branding may put you in mind of that steak commercial on TV where the beef is seared with a hot iron marked Grade A. And in truth, the process on humans is not that different. Yet people who have been branded say there is pleasure in the pain. See more »

How Year-end Business Taxes Work

 How Year-end Business Taxes Work

As the year ends, many businesses are not popping Champagne. They're trying to figure what to do in order to reduce their tax liability for next year. Are there any sure-fire (legal) methods to do this? See more »

Is organic meat eco-friendly?

 Is organic meat eco-friendly?

These days, concerns about health, responsible farming techniques, fair trade practices and genetically modified organisms are just some of the reasons why making your weekly grocery list may seem to require a degree in geopolitical economics or chemistry. See more »

What vitamins stop you from being cold all the time?

 What vitamins stop you from being cold all the time?

Do you run a space heater in your office, even in August? Can you not warm up no matter how many layers you wear? The culprit could be a vitamin deficiency. See more »

How the Cabinet Works

 How the Cabinet Works

We always hear about major government figures like the Secretary of State and the Attorney General, but who are these people, and how do they help the president? Meet the ladies and gentlemen of the Cabinet. See more »