If you are a nerd, or a geek, or a bbq freak, you may be interested in the following article about the mysterious plateau, or stall, that occurs when cooking briskets and pork shoulders. If not, move on and go about your normal daily business. If you are, read on and see how Meathead from http://amazingribs.com/ teamed up with a physicist named Dr. Greg Blonder to unravel the science behind this phenomenon.