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Gum Balls in 2017? Is that a thing?

If you grew up in the past century (1900 - 1999), you probably encountered gum balls at a store or friend who had a gumball machine. Do they still exist? I can't say I've seen one in a store for quite awhile, but you can still buy them. The vending machine businesses...

Top gum sellers of 2017

There are over 175 million people in the U.S. alone that chew bubble gum according to a recent study. The top two flavors are spearmint and peppermint, which makes sense. Many people (author included) like the clean feel from minty flavors. The top spot for 2017 is...

Top 4 Old Time Gum Flavors

First on the list from child-hood is Beechies gum. This stuff has been around for a very long time (at least the 1940's): One of the most memorable gums from the past is candy cigarettes. You felt so cool pretending to smoke these (which we all know is horrible but...

Chewing Gum For Weight Loss

Losing weight can be as easy as walking and chewing gum, literally. Several studies suggest that chewing gum produces a number of effects, psychologically and physically, that can assist people in their quest to shed extra-pounds. The benefits of chewing gum have even...

Chewing Gum helps you calm down (anxiety relief)

Here is a quick tip for everyone who has anxiety and needs some relief: Chew gum when you’re approaching a situation that would make you nervous like public speaking, meeting a new group of people, or bungee jumping. The psychology behind it is that if we are ‘eating’...

Can chewing gum help you quit smoking?

Chewing gum is awesome for helping you overcome difficult situations, but can chewing gun help you quit smoking? The answer is an emphatic yes it can. Struggling with quitting? Find the right gum for you and start chewing to kill those smoking cravings today. Smoking...

Bubblegum Machines are a Fun, Enduring Classic

How can anyone resist the appeal of a bright globe filled with gumballs? Gumball vending machines are so fun and so successful at pulling people in that they have enjoyed an enduring popularity for over a century. Vending machines that dispensed gum were first...

Bubble Gum Review: Trident Layers

               There is a new sector of gum in town, its from Trident. It has a few flavors mashed together so you can get different distinct tastes when your chewing it. They last the typical range of gum depending on how quick you chew, around...