Thanksgiving and Chemstry: Whats connection?

Thanksgiving is a traditional holiday in north America and is one of the biggest festivals in the US. People basically cook turkey, mashed potato, invite people and enjoy food. One blog posting about thanksgiving is here. So, then what is to be with chemistry? To know the connection between thanksgiving and chemistry, watch video below. This video was produced by ACS (American Chemical Society). Chemistry Prof. Diane Bunce explains things like:

• How does the pop-up timer in a turkey work?
• Why do muffins rise, even when made without yeast?
• Which antacids neutralize the most stomach acid?

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