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Texas No Longer Accepts “Last Meal” Requests for Death Row Inmates After Lawrence Brewer, A White Supremacist, and Convicted Murderer, Ordered a Feast and Refused to Eat It.

The last meal of a condemned prisoner is a customary ritual before execution. In many countries, the prisoner is given the right, within limits, to choose his or her last meal. But did you know Texas no longer allows this?  After Lawrence Brewer, a convicted murderer, ordered a feast and refused to eat it in …

Texas No Longer Accepts “Last Meal” Requests for Death Row Inmates After Lawrence Brewer, A White Supremacist, and Convicted Murderer, Ordered a Feast and Refused to Eat It. Read More »

Taffy

There is No Difference Between Saltwater Taffy and Regular Taffy. It is Simply a Marketing Ploy in Coastal Regions to Ramp Up Sales.

The term taffy is used in the United States, whereas toffee is used in the United Kingdom. According to those researching their histories, both gained popularity during the 19th century. But do you know the difference between Saltwater Taffy and Regular Taffy?  There is actually no distinction between “saltwater” and regular taffy. It is a …

There is No Difference Between Saltwater Taffy and Regular Taffy. It is Simply a Marketing Ploy in Coastal Regions to Ramp Up Sales. Read More »

Panera

The St. Louis Bread Company is Known as the Panera Outside of the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. The Name Change Came About in 1997 During the Company’s Expansion.

In the Greater St. Louis area, the company is known as Saint Louis Bread Company and has over 100 locations. Products include bakery items, pasta, salads, sandwiches, soups, and specialty drinks. Flatbread pizzas will be added to the menu in 2020. But do you know when St. Louis Bread Company changed its name to Panera? …

The St. Louis Bread Company is Known as the Panera Outside of the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. The Name Change Came About in 1997 During the Company’s Expansion. Read More »

Chocolate Giri Japan Valentines

Japanese Women are Expected to Gift Chocolates to Men During Valentines Day. Giri Choco or Obligation Chocolates are Part of This Tradition. Men are Then Supposed to Reciprocate the Gesture on March 14.

Valentine’s Day is known as the day of love. Of course, chocolate is one of the most ideal gifts to give your loved ones. It is also a great treat, easy to work with, delicious, and allows you to indulge yourself and others. In 2018, nearly $ 1.8 billion was spent on Valentine’s Day sweets …

Japanese Women are Expected to Gift Chocolates to Men During Valentines Day. Giri Choco or Obligation Chocolates are Part of This Tradition. Men are Then Supposed to Reciprocate the Gesture on March 14. Read More »

Popcorn Prices

Joshua Thomson Sued the Michigan AMC Movie Theater for Overly Priced Concession Snacks. He Used to Bring His Own Snacks Before the Establishment Banned the Practice

The cinema is defined by excess: large screen, large speakers, and large food. Massive sodas, tubs of popcorn, and enough candy to keep you awake during the screening of the entire Star Wars and Lord of the Rings sagas are available. Did you know why Joshua Thompson sued a movie theater in Michigan? Joshua Thompson …

Joshua Thomson Sued the Michigan AMC Movie Theater for Overly Priced Concession Snacks. He Used to Bring His Own Snacks Before the Establishment Banned the Practice Read More »

Indian Food

India is not a Vegetarian Country. Only 20 to 30% of Indians are Vegetarians, Majority of the Population are Meat-Eaters.

According to the 2011 Indian national census, India’s population was over 1.2 billion people, making it the world’s second-most populous country, accounting for 17.50% of the global population. The term Indian refers to nationality rather than ethnicity or language in India; the Indian nationality is made up of dozens of regional ethnolinguistic groups that reflect …

India is not a Vegetarian Country. Only 20 to 30% of Indians are Vegetarians, Majority of the Population are Meat-Eaters. Read More »

The Pilot and Co-Pilot Eat Different Meals During Meal Service Just in Case of Food Poisoning.

The main reason for having two pilots on every flight is to ensure safety. The plane must have a backup pilot if something happens to the captain. Furthermore, the first officer provides a second opinion on piloting decisions, reducing pilot error. Do you know why the Pilot and Co-Pilot eat different meals on the flight?  …

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Pasta

Roman Emperors Never Ate Pasta. The Consumption of Pasta was First Recorded in Italy in the 13th to 14th Centuries.

Pasta is a type of food typically made from an unleavened dough of wheat flour mixed with water or eggs and formed into sheets or other shapes before being boiled or baked. Rice flour or legumes such as beans or lentils are sometimes substituted for wheat flour to produce a different flavor and texture or …

Roman Emperors Never Ate Pasta. The Consumption of Pasta was First Recorded in Italy in the 13th to 14th Centuries. Read More »

John Appleseed

Contrary to Popular Belief, Johnny Appleseed Planted Apples to Manufacture Booze and Sell Land to Pioneers and Not Help Spread the Fruit Across the United States.

There are many larger-than-life heroes in American folklore. But for those who have been out of school for a long time, it can be difficult to remember which are made up and which are real historical figures who have come to be credited with fantastical deeds. What about Johnny Appleseed, the outdoorsman who is said …

Contrary to Popular Belief, Johnny Appleseed Planted Apples to Manufacture Booze and Sell Land to Pioneers and Not Help Spread the Fruit Across the United States. Read More »

Mongolian Beef

Mongolian Beef Served in Chinese Restaurants Do Not Come from Mongolia. They Actually Originate from Mongolian BBQ Shops in Taiwan. The Concept of the Mongolian BBQ Style was Created by a Taiwanese Entrepreneur in the 1950s.

Many people who can’t handle the spice of dishes like Mapo Tofu or Kung Pao Chicken in Chinese restaurants prefer Mongolian beef. Its sweetness appeals to children, and even adventurous eaters consider it comfort food. The dish is made with flank steak, a lean and occasionally chewy cut of beef marinated in brown sugar, soy …

Mongolian Beef Served in Chinese Restaurants Do Not Come from Mongolia. They Actually Originate from Mongolian BBQ Shops in Taiwan. The Concept of the Mongolian BBQ Style was Created by a Taiwanese Entrepreneur in the 1950s. Read More »