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Post Easter Hangover: What To Do With All This Candy?

If you have run out of Peeps and Cadbury Eggs are all you have, then send them over to the University of Nottingham, where physicists are standing by with a series of physics and impact tests ready to destroy, mutilate, or simply crack even the most resilient chocolate crème egg:

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Eric Steinman

Eric Steinman is a freelance writer based in Rhinebeck, NY. He regularly writes about food, music, art, architecture, and culture and is a regular contributor to Bon Appétit among other publications.

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3:58AM PDT on Mar 13, 2013

Interesting.....but sure seems kind of like a waste of time! Thanks!

11:34PM PDT on Mar 12, 2013

copy&paste Reade H.

7:05PM PDT on Jul 1, 2011

thanks

8:41PM PDT on Jun 3, 2011

Ta!

1:40PM PDT on May 20, 2011

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1:29AM PDT on May 3, 2011

I didn't give my son any Easter Candy. He still has more than half of what he got at Halloween. And this was AFTER I gave about half of what he got for Halloween to the homeless shelter...

5:36PM PDT on May 2, 2011

I think we eat WAY too much candy AFTER Easter

8:10PM PDT on May 1, 2011

thanks

6:42AM PDT on Apr 30, 2011

I didn't buy it, so have none! YEA

5:01AM PDT on Apr 29, 2011

I wonder why holidays are such problems for us. All they seem to do is provide us with one more excuse to over-consume - gifts, food, and waste. We spend too much, and now we're wondering what to do with too much candy? Just don't buy it! How is it a religiously relevant celebration to eat sugar?

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