Your heart fell out of your butt when you learned you had been eating ketchup wrong. Prepare to lose it yet again, because we've been borking our Chinese food containers too.
Let's go ahead and call what we see in the GIF up top the Unfolding Principle. As with tomato sauce, simply open up the paper to get maximum noodle surface area for maximum enjoyment. You might have to man-handle the wire a bit, and you destroy your built-in leftovers vessel. But hey, maybe that just means you'll finally finish up your Kung Pao.