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The Apple Puzzle

3 years agoOdd : mental_floss

With only four cuts, you can turn any apple into a cool (albeit nerdy) puzzle. When I was growing up, my grandfather used to mesmerize us kids with this “trick.” It made eating fruit more fun than eating junk food. I took a few minutes yesterday to record the process in a HowTo video. Hope [...]
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Study: Eat 7 servings of fruit, veggies daily

Health : The Chart (7 months ago)

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