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Campfire Chemistry

Have you ever roasted a marshmallow around a campfire? You weren’t just roasting a marshmallow, though. There is real science behind that ooey-gooey treat! Roasting a marshmallow causes the Maillard reaction, a chemical reaction that … Read more

James K. Polk
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Presidential Election Upsets

Before an election, people take polls to predict who will win. Some Presidents, though, had surprise victories! James K. Polk When James K. Polk, the governor of Tennessee, was nominated for President in 1844, few … Read more