Science Rules! with Bill Nye

Eating Like a Science Guy

July 18, 2019

What do you think about when you eat? When Bill Nye eats, he thinks about the science behind every bite. Expert eater and host of the Sporkful Dan Pashman joins us to talk about food and give his eater perspective to caller questions, including from Nicole who wants to know whether adding salt to water really makes it boiler faster, and from Derek who wonders what is it about ketchup that makes it a non-Newtonian fluid. Plus, Dan gives his hot take on Evan’s question— what will be the next food fad? You can listen to ad-free new episodes of Science Rules!, only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to and use promo code ‘SCIENCE.' This episode is sponsored by WGU (, Honeybook ( code: SCIENCERULES), Progressive Insurance (, and DoorDash (code: SCIENCERULES). neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.