Being a Crossword Puzzle Editor Is Sometimes Having to Apologize. But Not Too Often
Given my job at The Times, I seem to be perceived by some people as a superintelligent know-it-all who takes delight in ... The answer was teapot. A teapot does not whistle; a tea kettle does.'' To my chagrin, she was right. To make tea, water is boiled ...
Bet You Never Knew a Teapot Had a Physics Mystery: Well, It’s Just Been Solved
Put a kettle on a burner and within a few minutes, it whistles, or “shouts” as the popular children’s song “I’m a Little Teapot” goes ... “Once we know where the whistle is coming from, and what’s making it happen, we can potentially ...
Cleaning a Teapot
You know what I’m talking about, those metal things that whistle when the water is heated up just ... But I wondered about how clean I could really make this tea pot. After all, how do I know where it’s all been. I washed it thoroughly by hand, and ...
Joe Schwarcz: The Food Babe is anything but an expert on GMOs
This brings us to Vani Hari, an attractive young lady who under the moniker of the Food Babe aims to blow the ... intentions but lack scientific know-how. While the azodicarbonamide issue is a tempest in a teapot, it does propagate the notion that we ...
Anti-shopper’s Guide to Freeport
Nearly every storefront boasts a brand name: J.Crew, Polo Ralph Lauren, Bass, American Eagle ... I admire the Marmite aprons and ponder how difficult it would be to scrub clean a teapot shaped like Big Ben. Next, I hit up the Mangy Moose.