Jason Bittel

Jason Bittel serves up science for picky eaters on his website, BittelMeThis.com. He lives in Pittsburgh. Follow him on Twitter.

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July 10 2014 1:07 PMAn Accurate "Hamster Eating" Viral Video Would Be Really Horrifying
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March 25 2014 2:43 PM“Doggy Style” Doesn’t Mean What You May Think It Means
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Jan. 30 2014 11:27 AMThe 11,000-Year-Old STD That Gives Dogs Cancer
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Dec. 24 2013 9:08 AMThe 3-D-Printed Christmas of Tomorrow (Will Be Terrible)
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Dec. 17 2013 3:44 PMPeople Surprisingly Cool With Sensor-Equipped Smart Toilets, DIY Ultrasound
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Dec. 11 2013 5:15 PMNext-Gen Video Games Will See Through Walls
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Dec. 4 2013 4:55 PMThis Video Game Could Improve Airport Security
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Nov. 20 2013 8:30 AMScientist Hijacks Seventeen Magazine’s #ManicureMonday
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Nov. 12 2013 2:26 PMLet’s Get All Riled Up About Google’s Lie-Detecting Neck Tattoo 
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Nov. 5 2013 3:04 PMShocker: PETA Doesn’t Like the Idea of Cyborg Cockroaches
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Oct. 31 2013 4:03 PMJesus Daily: The Darkest Corner of Facebook
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Oct. 30 2013 10:50 AMArctic Reindeer Change the Color of their Eyes for Winter Night Vision
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Oct. 18 2013 10:57 AMThe Iceman Doesn’t ComethSorry, Internet. There’s still no such thing as a Yeti.
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Oct. 9 2013 5:24 PMThanks to Government Shutdown, It’s About to Get Really Lonely in Antarctica
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Oct. 3 2013 5:46 PMJellyfish vs. Robots: Battle for Planet Earth
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May 2 2014 11:48 AMIt’s Surprisingly Difficult to Euthanize a Whale
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March 17 2014 11:00 AMLions and Hippos and Jellyfish, Oh MyThe best animal stories in books, articles, and movies, from Slate’s Wild Things writers.
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Jan. 21 2014 2:24 PMSquirrels Were Brought to Cities to Tame Wild Boys
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Dec. 18 2013 2:15 PMIn Space, No One Can Hear You Fart
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Dec. 13 2013 12:38 PMSeahorses Are Stealthy, Brutally Effective Assassins
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Dec. 6 2013 4:37 PMThe Enemy Is Armed With Acid. We’re Armed With Cat Food, Corn Syrup, and Neurotoxin.
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Nov. 26 2013 12:28 PMHave You Had LASIK Surgery? Be Grateful to a Turkey.
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Nov. 14 2013 11:31 AMVolvo and Van Damme Stop Time and Space With “Epic Split” Ad
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Nov. 7 2013 3:10 PMThe Most Important Prosthetic Created by Science Helps You Pee
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Oct. 31 2013 6:28 PMCar Chases Kill. That’s Why Police Need GPS Cannons.
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Oct. 31 2013 7:30 AMYou Don’t Know About Sex Until You Know About Bat Sex  
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Oct. 23 2013 1:35 PMPoachers and Conservation Groups Are in a High-Tech Arms Race
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Oct. 16 2013 10:02 AMThe High-Tech Dog Collar That Could Save Nana
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Oct. 9 2013 10:10 AMAdvergames Show Why the Government Needs to Stand Up to the Food Industry
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Oct. 2 2013 10:20 AMSorry, Chipotle, Some Conveyor Belts Are Good for Agriculture

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Sept. 22 2014 6:30 PM What Does It Mean to Be an American? Ted Cruz and Scott Brown think it’s about ideology. It’s really about culture.
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Sept. 22 2014 9:17 PM Trent Reznor’s Gone Girl Soundtrack Sounds Like an Eerie, Innovative Success
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Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.