Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Microwave Popcorn & R.T. Rybak

By Jason DeRusha, WCCO-TV

— Some of the Good Questions you send in deal with big issues. Others, we answer on Friday nights. So, WCCO-TV’s Jason DeRusha hits Reply All to a good question about science and another about government.

What happens if you cook microwave popcorn with the other side down? Dave Olafson of Marshall

Inside the bag, there’s a reflector. When it’s on the bottom, the microwaves hit it, bounce and heat up the oil in the bag more evenly, which makes more corn pop. That’s why we should follow the directions.

What does the R.T. in R.T. Rybak stand for?
Terry Warren of Crystal

His full name is Raymond Thomas Rybak, which was his dad’s name.

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