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A Raisin dropped into a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down from the bottom of the glass to the top, continuously.

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This is great Dave! I had heard of the coffee, but don't care how good it is. Not gonna try it!
As for the meat. Rare tastes better than well done anyway!
Hotter the better bring on the peppers!
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That raisin story is true...it is carried up by the bubbles that attached themselves to the wrinkles, and then as the pop off or deflate at the surface, the raisin sinks back down and repeats the process. I learnt this last week while making SIMA, and was fascinated by the raisins bobbing!
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The largest carrot ever grown was 19 feet, 1.875 inches in length...old Bugs must be drooling thinking about that one!
 
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Jeez...what did it taste like? Any pictures? I can't imagine digging down that deep to pull it out!
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The guy actually grew it in a plastic tube....here's a link LOL
 
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The world record for eating live cockroaches is held by Ken Edwards of Derbyshire, England. In 2001 he ate 36 hissing Madagascar cockroaches in one minute.

yummmmm...breakfast!Dead

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That is so disgusting I can't even look at the link! The carrots were really cool tho! I would have to be in prison a-la Papillon to eat a roach.
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>>>36 hissing Madagascar cockroaches<<<
 
 
i hate those things....
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Almonds are one of only two nuts mentioned in the Bible..the other is the pistachio nut.
The almond is actually not a nut at all, but is a pitted fruit, more closely related to peaches and cherries than nuts.
It takes 1,000 pounds of almonds to make 1 pint of almond oil.
California produces 80% of the world's almond supply.
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When the power goes out, the food in your refrigerator will stay cold enough to be safely eaten for 4-6 hours if you haven't opened the door.
A half-full freezer is safe for 12 hours, and a full freezer is safe for 2 days.
 
source: Prevention magazine
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In Boston, Massachusetts it is illegal to eat peanuts in church.
 
In Lee County, Alabama it is illegal to sell peanuts after sundown on Wednesday.
 
In Greene, New York it is illegal (you ready for this?) to eat peanuts while walking backwards on the sidewalk, but only if there is a concert playing.
 
Hey....I'm not making this s&*t up folks....these are real laws. LOL
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Amazing. Makes you wonder what the heck happened, what kind of fight, accident, altercation came out of each event to end up being a cause to make a law for! Great fun info, Dave!
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I love em' too...I'm especially fond of the ones they pack with wasabi and soy sauce flavor.
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Those are the bomb Hoser! Almonds are my second fav nut. Second only to cashews.
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In the state of Massachusetts, it is illegal for any mourner at a wake to eat more than three sandwiches.

It is also illegal in Massachusetts to use tomatoes while making your clam chowder.
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WackoThats wierd. Although white chowder is by far my fav. I do like Manhatten (red) style also.
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Originally posted by Montana Maddness Montana Maddness wrote:

WackoThats wierd. Although white chowder is by far my fav. I do like Manhatten (red) style also.
 
Very much agreed with MM on the chowder! I guess some mourners were just showing up for the sammies, huh? LOL
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In the United States, a pound of potato chips costs 200 times more than a pound of potatoes.

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Boy you have got that one right! I was taking a good look at chips and snack prices the other day and it was unbelievable!
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