Curiosity Daily Podcast: Does Blowing on Food Make It Cooler? Plus: How to Acquire Tastes, and Carnivore Adaptation
Learn about why cougars and coyotes outlived dire wolves and saber-toothed cats; how exactly you can “acquire” a taste; and, whether blowing on hot food really makes it cooler.
August 25, 2019
Episode Show Notes:
In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:
- Here's Why Cougars and Coyotes Outlived Dire Wolves and Saber-Toothed Cats — https://curiosity.im/31OmI2h
- How Exactly Do You 'Acquire' a Taste? — https://curiosity.im/2Kq29Ui
Additional resources discussed:
- Why Does Blowing On Your Hot Drink Cool It Down? The Surprising Scientific Answer | Forbes — https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2016/02/02/why-does-blowing-on-your-hot-drink-cool-it-down-the-surprising-scientific-answer/#4ee29afe130b
- Does Blowing on Hot Food Really Make It Cooler? | ThoughtCo — https://www.thoughtco.com/blowing-on-hot-food-make-it-cooler-603913
- Speed of Sound in Air | Michigan Technological University — http://pages.mtu.edu/~suits/SpeedofSound.html
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