There's a Scientifically Proven Way to Eat a Burger — And You've Been Doing It All Wrong

There's a Scientifically Proven Way to Eat a Burger — And You've Been Doing It All Wrong
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You're lying if you claim this never happened to you:

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It's a classic scenario: You've just got a big, juicy cheeseburger and you're feeling ravenous. 

So naturally, you dig right in ...

... Only to watch all the toppings you meticulously selected — onion, tomato, lettuce, ketchup, Russian, ranch, etc. — topple right out of your burger bun. Womp, womp.

Stress no more. Science has your back.

Engineering experts spent four months researching how to best hold a burger. After collecting data including 3-D scans, they found the answer. 

Here's what to do:

1. Clutch the burger with your pinky and thumb on the bottom of the burger to hold the toppings in.

2. Take a big bite into that burger. 

Here's how it's done:

Source: Mic

Celebrate your newfound skill by making tonight burger night. 

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Jessica Eggert

Jessica is a staff writer at Mic, covering breaking news. She is based in New York and can be reached at jessica@mic.com.

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