One Of The World’s Greatest Unsolved Mysteries Revealed

February 11, 2015 12:46 PM

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So, one of our most pressing questions has finally been answered by science. The question: How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop? The answer is, 2,500. Apparently, mathematicians at New York University decided to find out and they did.

According to The Week on Feb. 11, a graduate student at New York University by the name of Jinzi Mac Huang, determined that although it takes 1,000 licks to get halfway through to the center of a Tootsie Pop, it actually takes a whole 2,500 licks to get all the way through the the end of the Tootsie...

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