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Yellow Margarine is Illegal in Missouri

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yet another odd law to contend with, although this one has been around for a very long time. Would you believe that yellow margarine is illegal in Missouri? That’s right, one of the world’s most popular spreads, yellow margarine, is illegal in Missouri! But why? Why is yellow margarine illegal in Missouri? It’s not margarine that’s been banned, …

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Al Capone’s Soup Kitchen During the Great Depression

Reading Time: 2 minutes During the Great Depression of the late 1920’s and 1930’s, one of the most renowned criminal figure heads in America ran a charity. It was Al Capone’s soup kitchen for displaced workers in Chicago. But surely there’s more to the story than generosity. Al Capone rose to infamy during Prohibition. As the head of a …

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German WWII Pilots Put Coca-Cola Bottles Under The Wings Of Their Planes To Cool Them Down

Reading Time: 2 minutes You have to admire human ingenuity. When there’s a will, there’s a way, and German pilots during WWII proved that point exceedingly well during their unwelcome time in North Africa. What exactly did they do? The WWII German pilots figured out how to cool down Coca Cola bottles in the hot and harsh environment of …

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Vanilla And Strawberry Flavor Comes From A Beaver

Reading Time: 2 minutes After reading this you may never want to go near strawberry and vanilla flavor again, or maybe never trust natural flavors again. Why exactly? The “natural” vanilla flavor comes from a beavers backside (strawberry too). If that’s not bad enough for you, wait until you read about the substance. Have you ever wondered what the …

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10 Piece Chicken McNuggets Box Has 11 Nuggets

Reading Time: 2 minutes The picture of the 10 piece Chicken McNugget box from McDonalds has 11 Chicken McNuggets on it. Count them for yourself on the box above. However… As pointed out by a commenter, the two nuggets in the lower left corner of the stack are actually just one nugget that has been cut in half. If …

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