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The Science Behind Why Ketchup Is So Hard to Pour

If you are a lover of ketchup, you have no doubt had to deal with the very real struggle of trying to get it out of the bottle, particularly if that bottle is glass. If you’ve ever wondered why you must suffer at the hands of this stubborn condiment, there is an answer: ketchup is a non-Newtonian fluid. Read more...
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