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- Pistachios used to be
dyed with red food coloring
to hide imperfections on the shell
that were caused by their processing.
It was the same food dye that enhanced
the appearance of
pastries and decorations,
but it didn't last very long.
Contact with moisture transferred the dye
from the nut to the mouths of people,
and they didn't like it.
Sardine is a generic term
used for various small fish
that are sealed in cans
or other containers.
Capri-style pants is named
for the Isle of Capri
in the Gulf of Naples, Italy.
Minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit
is the same temperature
as minus 40 degrees celsius.
Fahrenheit devised his scale
using the coldest temperature
that he could produce using
brine as the zero point,
and the temperature of the body as 100.
Celsius used the freezing
and boiling points of water
as his zero point and 100.
Neither were thinking
about the minus 40 degrees,
but it just kind of worked out that way.
China has designated parking
spots for women drivers
that are 50 percent
larger than normal spaces.
And if that wasn't obnoxious enough,
they are outlined in pink and have
ladies' bathroom style symbols on them.
According to a survey done by
Boston University researchers,
underage drinkers who consume jello shots
are more likely to get into fights
after consuming alcohol.
Although, they do admit that more research
needs to be done on this topic.
According to a study published
in the Journal of Science,
lizards' sleep patterns
are just like humans'.
Electrodes were put on five
bearded dragons' brains while sleeping,
and they showed evidence that the lizards
go through slow wave sleep, sharp waves,
ripples, and rapid eye
movement, or REM sleep.
Andorra, Finland, Greenland, Lichtenstein,
Luxembourg, and Norway
all have literacy rates
of almost 100%.
This is because their
governments require, by law,
that every young child
is required to submit
a compulsory attendance
within its school systems.
In addition, some provide free schooling
up to the secondary level of education,
and along with a higher
percentage of its GDP
being allotted for the education sector,
has resulted in very high literacy rates.
Supermodel Tyra Banks
was the first black woman
to appear on the cover of
the Sports Illustrated
swimsuit issue in 1997.
The comb and waddles on chickens,
which are the red dangly pieces
of red skin under their chins,
actually help them stay cool.
The blood circulates from the
body into the comb and waddle,
where the heat can more easily
be transferred to the air.
The BACA, or Bikers Against
Child Abuse International,
is a group of bikers who
escort abused children
to therapy sessions or school
to help them feel safer and supported.
They even attend the courtroom cases
where the victims must
testify against their abusers.
Garlic flavored black Doritos
were introduced to people in Japan
just in time for Halloween of 2016.
They come in a black bag
with a haunted house,
bats, and Dracula graphic.
There is a pool suspended between
two apartment buildings
in London, England.
It's transparent on the sides and bottom.
You can swim from one
building to the other side
while enjoying a view of London
through almost eight
inches of glass casing.
Oh God, no, no, that sounds lovely,
except for the height thing.
Billy Mitchel was the
first person to achieve
a perfect Pac-Man score of 3,333,360,
achieved in July 3rd of 1999,
at Fun Spot Family Fun
Center in New Hampshire.
He also held world records in Ms. Pac-Man,
Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr.,
Centipede, and Burger Time.
Somebody's got a lot of free time.
Llamas are pack animals that
can carry up to 75 pounds
for up to 20 miles.
However, if you overload
one, it will refused to move,
lay down, and spit or hiss at you
until you lighten its load.
As of 2015, the Broadway show
The Phantom of the Opera,
has had 11,367 performances since 1988.
In fact, it has the longest Broadway run
of any other performance.
In Victorian times, police
were called mutton shunters.
I'm not sure if that's a more offensive
or less offensive term than pig.
The albatross can actually
sleep while it's flying.
They do this to avoid predators,
such as whales and sharks.
Former president Richard Nixon gave up
his Secret Service body guards
11 years after office
to save money for the government.
The estimated cost savings
was 3 million dollars.
Nunavut, in the Northwest Territories,
has the lowest graduation rate in Canada.
Only 57% of students actually
graduate from high school.
Gene Simmons from Kiss was
born on August 25th, 1949
in Haifa, Israel as Chaim Witz.
Computer scientists and
from the University of Washington
have devised a way to
send secure passwords
through the human body instead of the air.
They use benign low
generated by fingerprint sensors
in touch pads on devices.
You can actually buy a child-sized Tesla
for your kids for just under $500.
They create it not to make money,
but as an advertising ploy.
Instead of spending money on ads,
they make these cars, people
buy them and advertise for them
by sharing pictures on social media
of just how cool their kids are.
On June 1st, 1923, Canada passed
the Chinese Exclusion
Act, which in effect,
stopped Chinese immigration to Canada
for nearly a quarter of a century.
It was in effect until 1947.
Brooks Brothers is the oldest
US retail industry company
that is still in business today.
The first store opened on April 7th, 1818
on Cherry Street in New York City.
At that time, it was called
H. & D. H. Brooks & Co.
Australia's first police force was formed
from the best-behaved convicts.
According to the American Cancer Society,
the tapioca plant can be highly toxic
if not prepared properly.
It naturally produces cyanide,
which is poisonous to humans.
But the cyanide is, of course,
removed during processing,
so your tapioca pudding
should be just fine.
The breeding of killer whales in captivity
is now banned in California.
It's also illegal to have
killer whales perform in shows
just for entertainment.
In Alabama, it is illegal
to wrestle a bear.
You know, in case you were planning on it.
Sorry to burst your bubble.
The longest recorded flight
of a chicken is 13 seconds.
The average human bladder can hold
up to 0.74 pints of liquid.
The rare Japanese Otton frog
carries a concealed weapon.
They have retractable claws
that can shoot out from their thumbs.
They use these claws as switchblades
to fight and mate.
I'm not sure how the mating part works,
but Mother Nature's a mad scientist.
The Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez
has a team of hawks that have been trained
to chase away seagulls
who get too close to their dining guests.
The northern pseudo-scorpion that lives
in the frigid Yukon Territory
can survive without breathing for 17 days.
According to a memo from a top franchisee,
only one out of every five millennials,
those between the ages of 18 and 34,
have ever tried a Big Mac.
Yo, I'm not gonna lie,
y'all are missing out.
That's some tasty, tasty magic.
In Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope,
Darth Vader only appears onscreen
for a total of 12 minutes.
The White House has
its own pastry kitchen.
Brigham Young University, where
it's against the honor code
to consume alcohol,
holds Milktober Fest as a
counterpoint to Oktoberfest.
The celebration promotes drinking milk
and doing homework before midterm season.
Woo, it's a crazy party, bro.
There's a tradition in High Wycombe, UK
where the mayor is weighed
in full view of the public
to see whether or not
they have been getting fat
at the taxpayers' expense.
The tradition dates all the
way back to Medieval times.
In Sweden, you can stay in a hotel
that has been converted
from a 747 jumbo jet.
Known as the Jumbo Stay,
it has 33 different rooms
that are six square meters wide
and three meters from floor to ceiling.
They all have flat screen
TVs, access to Wifi,
and have private or shared showers
and toilets in the corridor.
Dr. Timothy Clarke Smith of Vermont
was so afraid of being buried alive
that he left instructions
to build a window
looking down into his coffin.
He's currently buried in Evergreen
Cemetery with a headstone
that has a 1.18 foot glass window
that is still there today.
The Logos Hope is the world's largest
It's operated by a German
that has over 6,000 books.
The left lung is slightly
smaller than our right lung
because it shares the
same space in our chest
as our heart.
The Swiss mini-gun C1ST
is the world's smallest
fully functioning revolver.
It's only 2.2 inches long,
and weighs 0.7 of an ounce.
There is a clown moel in Tenopa, Nevada
that is decorated with hundreds of clowns,
and it's located right
next door to a graveyard.
You know, just in case
you wanna book a vacation!
The mako shark is the
fastest shark in the world.
It can swim was fast as 60 miles per hour.
To put it into perspective for you,
the average shark only swims
at a speed of 1.5 miles per hour.
A study done in 2015 that was published
in BMC Evolutionary Biology
found that when the spine
shapes of modern humans
who suffer from lower
back pain were analyzed,
they have spines that are
similar to chimpanzees,
and therefore are less
well-adapted for walking upright.
Kiruna, Sweden is actually
sinking due to mining
at a local iron mine.
And so, the town's authorities
are planning on moving
the whole city and its inhabitants
two miles to the east.
It's possible for some
people with brain disorders
to suffer from something
a German term that means joke addiction.
Those afflicted have a compulsion
to constantly tell jokes.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart proposed marriage
to Marie Antoinette when they were both
only seven years old.
She said no.
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