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Facts

21 Fascinating Food Facts

Peaches and nectarines are essentially the same fruit. They’re nearly genetically identical except for one thing: a gene that’s either dominant (in peaches) or recessive (in nectarines). That’s what determines whether the skin is fuzzy or smooth. McDonald’s fries were cooked in beef fat until 1990. But in an effort to make them seem “healthier“, they’re now cooked in vegetable […]

Bacon, Facts

Tasty Facts About Bacon

Bacon is everywhere these days. You can find it in ice cream, coffee, cupcakes, and chewing gum. There are bacon-scented candles, bacon lip balm, and even a bacon deodorant. With bacon saturating every corner of the market, it’s worth looking at the origins of this smoky, salty food and how it became so wildly popular. In honor of […]

Drinks, Facts

38 Surprising Facts About Coca-Cola

Though U.S. pharmacist John S. Pemberton invented Coca-Cola in 1886, his bookkeeper, Frank Robinson invented the name. Robinson had beautiful handwriting, and his flowering script is still used today.[13] Coca-Cola was first marketed as a nerve tonic that “relieves exhaustion.”[13] The very first Coca-Cola products contained cocaine, about 9 milligrams per glass. It was removed […]

Facts

11 Unusual Things That Are Actually Edible

As human beings have evolved over time, so have their taste palates and food choices. There are many things in nature that are actually edible and have been consumed by our forefathers but forgotten over time. Or. on the other hand, there are some species of plants, flowers, and other food items that surround us […]

Facts, List, Vegan

10 Surprising Facts About Vegetarians

Most people define vegetarians as people who do not eat meat even though this is not necessarily true. Some of them do consume meat, and even the most hard-core vegetarian might not hesitate to eat meat when he is drunk. But that is not the only surprising fact that we have about vegetarians. For example, most return […]

Drinks, Facts

38 Surprising Facts About Coca-Cola

38 Surprising Facts About Coca-Cola   Though U.S. pharmacist John S. Pemberton invented Coca-Cola in 1886, his bookkeeper, Frank Robinson invented the name. Robinson had beautiful handwriting, and his flowering script is still used today. Coca-Cola was first marketed as a nerve tonic that “relieves exhaustion.” The very first Coca-Cola products contained cocaine, about 9 […]

Hacks, Tips

12 Cooking Tips That Can Save Your Dishes

12 Cooking Tips That Can Save Your Dishes 1. How to bake a flat cake © livforcake In order to get a flat top on a cake instead of a dome-like shape, wrap the baking form with a strip of wet durable cloth (you can use an old towel). This trick will help bake ideally flat biscuits. You can find more details here. 2. An easy trick to prevent fish […]

Facts, Health, Healthy, Weird

Top 10 Obese Countries In The World

Top 10 Obese Countries In The World   Republic of Nauru: Percentage of population that is obese: 61%[2]   Nauru has rapidly replaced its traditional diet of fresh fruit, fish, and vegetables with fried chicken and cola.   Cook Islands: 55.9%[1]   Lurking behind the paradise of the Cook Islands is a deadly obesity epidemic. […]

Facts, History, Pics

45 Delicious Facts About Cooking

45 Delicious Facts About Cooking   The ability to tame fire and ice to cook and store food helped humans develop new technology and innovations.[18] Smoke, chiefly from indoor cooking fires, kills about 1.5 million people every year in the developing world.[18] Historically, women were most vulnerable to the dangers of cooking, especially because they […]