How Alcohol Works - About two-thirds of all adults partake in this mind-altering substance. Learn what alcohol is, how the body processes it and why it has such a big effect on those who drink it.
How Beer Works - It takes a lot to produce a great beer. Take a tour through the brewing process from start to finish, barley to bottle, mash to keg -- and learn to brew at home!
How Bread Works - Learn about the bio-chemical reactions that make bread taste so good!
How Calories Work - At any given time, millions of people are trying to slim down. Learn all about calories and exactly how (and why) they affect your weight.
How Catering Works - Understand how caterers create such amazing spreads!
How Chocolate Works - Chocolate bars, chocolate chips, chocolate mousse, chocolate ice cream... The average person in the U.S. eats 10 pounds of chocolate per year. Learn all about it.
How Coffee Works - There's much more to that morning cup o' Joe than you may realize. Learn about the whole grind, from tree to mug.
How Dieting Works - Dieting is a multibillion dollar industry in the United States, but it doesn't work for most people. Learn why gaining weight is so easy and how you can control it!
How Espresso Machines Work - Espresso and its derivative drinks have become very popular in America. Watch us take apart an espresso machine.
How Fats Work - If you are tired of hearing about things like monounsaturated fats, partially hydrogenated oils and trans fatty acids and not knowing a thing about any of them, you will love this article! You will understand it all when you get done!
How Food Preservation Works - There are countless food preservation methods in use today, including chemical and radiation techniques. Find out what's being done to your food to make it last longer.
How Food Works - Ever wonder what, exactly, you're putting in your body when you eat? Want to know the real difference between a "fat" and a "carb"? Learn all about food and how your body uses it!
How Low-Fat Baking Works - Learn all about low-fat baking from author Sarah Phillips!
How Pop-Up Turkey Timers Work - Many of the turkeys sold in the U.S. for Thanksgiving come with a cool little piece of technology -- the pop-up timer! Learn how pop-up timers know (and tell you) when the turkey is done!
How Sourdough Bread Works - Sourdough bread tastes great, but have you ever thought about it as a technology??? Learn how this technology works!
How Toasters Work - Ever wonder how the toaster knows the bread is done? Or does it pop it up regardless? Find out all about the device that browns your bread.
How Winemaking Works - Many people enjoy wine with dinner or at social events. Learn how wine is made, from grapes to glass!