Weird Science Roundup: Exploding Gummy Bears, Rocket Fuel for Babies, and Brain Chocolate

By Rachel Cernansky | April 3, 2009 1:04 pm

Yee-haw! It’s the blog roundup.•Villagers in England chased away a Google car, saying that Google Street View is, yes, an invasion of privacy—and will also facilitate crime in their area.

•Good news for chocolate lovers: Eating it can help your math skills [ed. note: We refute this claim based on personal experience—we couldn’t eat more chocolate, and couldn’t be worse at math].

•Gals, take pride: sisters bring more happiness (and balance) to a family than do brothers.

•But any mothers out there, you might want to get your baby formula examined: It could contain rocket fuel.

•And here’s your video of the week: The chewy goodness of gummy bears will seem lame to even the biggest candy fanatics after you watch what happens when gummy bears are mixed with potassium chlorate.

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