Donald Lau, who has been Chief Fortune Cookie Writer at Wonton Foods for over 30 years, is retiring due to writer’s block. nypost.com/2017/02/14/for…
In 2005 Wonton Food Inc a company manufacturing in fortune cookies predicted the winning numbers of a 13.8 million dollar jackpot resulting in 110 wins prompting an investigation and it was revealed that they just had been lucky zidbits-com.cdn.ampprojec…
The Powerball drawing on March 30, 2005, produced 110 2nd-prize winners. The total payout was $19.4 million, 89 of them receiving $100,000 each, while the other 21 received $500,000 each. All 110 winners had played numbers from fortune cookies made by Wonton Food Inc nytimes.com/2005/05/11/ny…
In 2005 the Powerball drawing produced 110 2nd-prize winners. The Multi-State Lottery Association thought it was fraud. It turned out the winners simply played the lucky numbers from their Wonton Food fortune cookies. The fortune read "All the preparation you've done will finally be paying off." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pow…
Fortune cookies were invented by a Japanese-American based on Senbei, a New Year "lucky" cracker with a slip wedged into the bend rather than inside. Wonton Food tried to sell them in China in 1992 but it "didn't pan out. Fortune cookies are too American." nytimes.com/2008/01/16/di…
Russian Pelmeni dumplings may have originated in Siberia as a simplified version of the Chinese Wonton en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pel…
Most of the fortunes in U.S. fortune cookies were written by one man, a vice president at Wonton Food, Inc., which produces 4 million cookies a day. newyorker.com/archive/200…
Cream cheese Wontons (or Crab Rangoon) are only native to US Chinese cuisines and originated from the San Francisco Trader Vic's restaurant in 1956 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cra…
By tradition astronomers name lunar lava planes after states of mind, such as β€œSea of Tranquility”. However when Soviets discovered a new mare, they named it Moscoviense, after Moscow. This caused strife among astronomers, until it was agreed that Moscow is, in fact, a state of mind. nature.com/articles/48842…

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