Food facts

History of Ice Cream Cone – Who Invented It?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Now it’s time for the fascinating history of the ice cream cone. It’s probably not an item that you would really place too much thought into. That’s aside from price, flavor, shape and size. In all honesty, most of us would be more concentrated on the special desert being placed inside the receptacle than the cone …

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Honey is the Only Food That Doesn’t Take Life

Reading Time: 2 minutes Raise your hand if you enjoy honey. It’s the delicious food that is produced by bees. It’s sweet, and relatively good for you. It doesn’t spoil and can be used for food and in some medicines. But did you know that it’s also good for the planet in more ways than one? That’s because honey …

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Forks Were Considered Evil and a Tool of the Devil

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did you know that the common fork was once considered evil and a tool of the devil? It seems hard to believe today, but in the middle ages the Europeans took an especially harsh dislike of this new wonder tool for the dinner table. The fork had a fairly humble beginning. It was used early …

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It’s Nearly Impossible to Break Spaghetti in Half

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever intentionally tried to break spaghetti in half? Did you know that it’s nearly impossible to break a piece of uncooked spaghetti in half? I know a lot of people will now be questioning the veracity of this statement, but it’s true, and we will explain why. I can imagine that a lot …

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Did Coca-cola Only Sell 25 Bottles in Their First Year

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did Coca-Cola only sell 25 bottles in their first year? This is a factoid that’s often presented online as a motivational piece of history to show struggling businesses and individuals that success may be just around the corner. But how much of it is true? Did Coca-Cola only sell 25 bottles in their first year? Despite the good intentions of the factoid, …

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Why Does Corn Come out Whole in Our Poop

Reading Time: 2 minutes Admit it. You’ve all looked at corn in poop and wondered it yourself. Why does corn come out whole in our poop? Isn’t the body supposed to digest its food and not send it through unprocessed? Well the explanation is a fascinating, entertaining and a little disturbing and a tad bit disgusting. Well, I know it’s …

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