In this modern world, it would appear that we can’t get anything right. Just when you thought you were doing alright, something comes along to knock the wind out of your sails.

Be it learning the true ingredients in your favorite McDonald’s meal or discovering that your favorite celebrity is not who they claim to be, life can be unforgivable, and it’s about to just get worse for Pringles lovers.

For decades, we have been enjoying the uniquely shaped snacks, blissfully unaware that there is actually a correct way in which to consume them – and no, it doesn’t involve making them into a duck beak.

First sold in 1967, the curved potato chips became a cult classic across the globe by the ’90s. In fact, they became such a precious commodity that specially designed Tupperware boxes were made for them to ensure that they survived a trip in every school child’s lunchbox.

However, despite our worshipful behavior of the American made potato chips, we failed to realize how to eat them as intended.

Every inch of Pringles is carefully crafted to ensure maximum consumer satisfaction, from the delicately warped crisps to the packaging – if you haven’t got your hand stuck in a Pringle tube once in your life then you’ve been doing it wrong in every aspect.

So, when you learn how to eat them the correct way, you will question everything you thought you knew.

To highlight the importance to eat them correctly, let us introduce a little science into the mix. The shape of a Pringle is scientifically recognized as a hyperbolic paraboloid, which may mean absolutely nothing to you at first. However, once you learn that this structure is responsible for delivering a whole pack of Pringles intact to your awaiting mouth, you will be grateful of this science.

But, there is something else that this shape enables…