October 31, 2012 Results of a 1976 experiment involving masked trick-or-treaters still hold true today: We're more likely to do bad things — like stealing candy — when we're anonymous. And that tells researchers about the ways adults break the rules, too.
September 5, 2012 What's the best way to make the pleasure of eating a candy last? A team of Austrian researchers devises a simple method for observing how spherical candies dissolve.
April 5, 2012 In Australia, the bunny may rule the burrows, but the bilby, a native marsupial whose population has dwindled, rules the Easter basket.
February 15, 2012 Candy-maker Mars says it's setting a 250-calorie limit for all of its candy bars. That means a regular Snickers bar will lose 30 calories and the king-size bar will be no more.
November 1, 2011 The decibel level in a room filled with children trading candy rivals that of Wall Street. When the trading peaks, cross-room deals have Milk Duds flying overhead while a Jolly Rancher comes the other way.