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Chewing Gum

What Really Happens When You Swallow Gum, According to a Doctor

Thrillist | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living

Most people have been fed a raft of urban legends about all the bad things that happen when you swallow gum. I should have a chewing gum tree the size of a sequoia inside of me by now, according to such stories.

How to Change Bad Habits in 4 Easy Steps

Pragito Dove | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

Question: I cannot stop the habit of over-eating (worrying, being late, or whatever your habit is). Life is continuously changing; it is a flow. Ha...

Chew on This: The Case for Gum's Brain-Boosting Abilities

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.15.2015 | Science
Van Winkle's

While we don't yet understand the brain mechanism underlying gum's purported cognitive benefits, research suggests that chewing the flavor-blasted rubber can help us stay awake and focused.

Art.Jobs.Lullabies, Solo Exhibition (Online Version)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 05.08.2015 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

The music videos are a combination of original compositions from the yet to be produced feature film, Art Jobs and Lullabies as well as remixes, covers and sampling of music made famous by other artists.

I'm With Stupid: The Real Reason Cows Don't Get Earworms

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.01.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

My problem is earworms, those insidious tunes that get stuck in your head and repeat themselves over and over and over until you're completely distracted and want to strangle Carly Rae Jepsen, even though you don't have a clue who she is.

Slurping Soup, Snapping Gum Ranked Among People's Biggest Audio Pet Peeves

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.13.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Do you suffer from misophonia? If the words above made you cringe, the answer is probably yes

Juicy Fruit Gets A Makeover With A Fruity Twist

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 02.01.2015 | Taste

Prepare to be confused and delighted.

Puerto Morelos: Cancun's Quiet Little Neighbor

Bob Schulman | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Fast-forward to today, and Puerto Morelos (named after a hero in Mexico's war for independence from Spain) probably looks much like it did before the world's chewing gum craze put it on the map.

Startup Abroad: Ode to Bangalore

Eric Kauderer-Abrams | Posted 10.06.2014 | Impact
Eric Kauderer-Abrams

Catching me in a weak moment during the first few days of our trip, my friend and co-founder Morgan, who spent last year working in Bangalore, sought to console me, saying, "Mother India always provides when you need it most."

How Having a Sweet Tooth Might Save Your Life

Spencer Penn | Posted 08.26.2014 | Impact
Spencer Penn

Hold on -- does that mean I'm claiming that candy could save your life? The answer is yes. But not just any candy: a sugar-free chewing gum designed specifically to fight cavities.

Why Does Chewing Gum Give Me a Headache?

Quora | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living

Physician, do no harm. The same caution should be applied to philanthropists, public officials, and other well-meaning agents of globalization. In the realm of health care, quite ironically avoiding one risk could actually lead to a worse outcome overall.

Keep This In Mind Next Time You Ask For A Stick Of Gum

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Gum seems as appealing as that sticky wad on the bottom of a shoe these days. It's not that Americans don't ever enjoy a stick of T...

Japanese Gum Ad Makes Us Think About GIANT GODZILLA-LIKE CAT, No Reason

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Weird News

What comes to mind when you think of chewing gum? If you said a GIANT GODZILLA-LIKE CAT carrying a man around the streets of Tokyo, then you and the c...

How Chewing Gum Is Good for Your Eyebrows (or at Least Mine)

Arlene Schindler | Posted 03.09.2014 | Women
Arlene Schindler

My first experiences began somewhere around age 13. I picked on myself when I felt picked on at school or home and late at night when studying for tests because I didn't know the answers or when I worried over upcoming tests.

Here's Why Chewing Gum Doesn't Help You Lose Weight

Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/19/2013 10:05 AM EDT on LiveScience Contrary to popular diet advice, chewing gum may not h...

Popcorn Can Make You Insane

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment
Bonni Brodnick

How about we just watch the movie? Park the popcorn. Ditch the Milk Duds. Turn off your cell phone. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show. You will find when you exit the theater there will be no popcorn crumbs all over the front of you, nor empty candy boxes and soda cups surrounding where you sat.

The Strangest Packaged Foods Of All Time

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

Ironic as it sounds, there can be an immense feeling of relief that comes along with eating a bag of peanut M&Ms washed down with an ice cold Coca-C...

STREET ART: Ben Wilson's Chewing Gum Paintings, On Kuriositas

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Thanks to Kuriositas, our curiosity was momentarily quenched when they revealed a unique kind of street art. Imagine walking down the street and all ...

PHOTOS: The Most Clever And Outrageous Recycling Schemes

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There are so many reasons to recycle: it keeps waste out of the landfill, it lessens the need for virgin plastic, metal, and paper materials, it costs...

Chew on This, But Not in Singapore

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Todd Hartley

It's been a slow week for stupidity worldwide, with the usual assortment of dumb stories having been shoved from the headlines by earthquakes in Chile...

Chewing Gum Gets Eco and Local | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When it comes to creating new healthy eco products, chewing gum isn't the first thing that springs to mind or mouth. But if you are going to do it, ju...

Ukrainian Student Killed By Exploding Chewing Gum

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A 25-year-old student in Ukraine has been killed by an exploding stick of chewing gum, according to the Russian news agency Ria Novosti. The studen...

Music: The Warm Sounds Born of Extreme Darkness and Bitter Cold (Includes Free MP3s!)

Tim Mohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tim Mohr

The northwesternmost outpost of the Hanseatic league--the drizzly harbor town of Bergen, Norway, nestled on the country's craggy west coast--is an unlikely hotbed for new music.

Chewing Gum Could Detect Malaria | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Using a recent grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Andrew Fung and his colleagues at the University of California, Los Angeles are devel...

How Green is Your Gum?

Maura Judkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maura Judkis

Gum, as it turns out, is not yet biodegradable, no matter how earth friendly the ingredients are.