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Where Did Popcorn Come From?

Popcorn is a popular snack for moviegoers. It is known to be one of the healthiest snacks because it has a whole grain with high fiber which is closely linked to lower heart disease and even addresses other health concerns. But have you ever wondered who discovered popcorn and where did it come from? The …

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Philly Cheese

Where was Philadelphia Cream Cheese First Made?

Philadelphia Cream Cheese was founded in 1872 and is now owned by Kraft Heinz. It is one of the world’s best-selling cream cheese brands. But did you know where the brand of cream cheese was first made? Philadelphia Cream Cheese was actually invented in New York and has never been produced in the city of …

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Ahi Tuna Neko Matagi

How Did Ahi Tuna Turn from Cat Food to High-End Sushi?

Sushi offers a unique and flavorful eating experience, unlike any other dish. Legitimate Japanese cuisine is usually made from premium tuna, amberjack, snapper, or mackerel. But did you know that tuna wasn’t initially used for sushi? In the earlier twentieth century, tuna was caught as a sport. Once caught, it is turned into cat food …

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How Did A Californian Man Get His Debt Under Control By Eating at Six Flags?

Six Flags Magic Mountain is a 262-acre amusement park in Valencia, California. It is located 35 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles and is a popular attraction in the State. Did you know that a man spent seven years eating at this amusement park? Over the course of seven years, a man named Dylan ate …

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Who was the Kiwi Queen Who Revolutionized the American Produce Aisles?

Chinese gooseberry is more popularly known as the kiwifruit. It was first popularized back in the 12th Century during the Song Dynasty. Its cultivation began in the early 20th Century when it fastly spread from China to New Zealand. But who was the Kiwi Queen who made it famous in American produce aisles? In a …

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Kangaroo

Why Were Australians Encouraged to Eat More Kangaroo Meat?

When kangaroo levels rose from 27 million in 2010 to about 50 million in 2016, many experts suggested the public eat more kangaroo meat. As excessive kangaroo levels threaten Australia’s biodiversity, many continue to encourage kangaroo hunting.  In 2016, the kangaroo population in Australia surged to 45 million, amounting to nearly double Australia’s human population. …

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How Did Colonel Sanders Feel About KFC in 1976?

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) is an American fast-food restaurant chain based in Louisville, Kentucky. It is the world’s second-largest restaurant chain after McDonald’s, with over 22,000 locations in 150 countries as of December 2019. The restaurant chain is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, which also owns Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and WingStreet. But did you …

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Geese

How Can You Make Foie Gras without Force Feeding Geese?

Foie Gras is a popular delicacy from France. It is made of liver fattened and often baked in a crust, and served as a pate, either hot or cold. Making foie gras is usually a concern for animal rights activists since it force-feeds geese or ducks. But did you know foie gras can be made …

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