In Alaska, plants can grow freakishly large due to the 20 hours of sunshine they receive per day - which gives them a photosynthesis bonus. Examples include 138 lb cabbage, 65 lb cantaloupe, & 35 lb broccoli. A noted side effect is that the produce is also much sweeter due to the extra sunlight. npr.org/sections/thesalt/…
Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Kale, Broccoli, Cauliflour, and Kohlrabi are all selectively bred varieties of the same plant. They were each developed from the wild mustard plant. businessinsider.com/brocc…
β€œThe Mustards” family of plants (Brassicaceae) contain the following members (Genera), Mustard, Broccoli, Rapeseed (aka Canola), Horseradish, Cabbage, Bok Choy, Brussel Sprouts, Cauliflower, and Kale. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
Some people don't like vegetables like cabbage and broccoli due to genes that make their taste buds super sensitive to having more of a protein that interlocks with phenylthiocarbamide, causing the sensation of bitterness. A very similar compound is found in brassicas, causing a similar reaction learn.genetics.utah.edu/c…
There is no such thing as a vegetable in biology. What we call vegetables are really just parts of plants. Asparagus is the stalk of a plant. Broccoli is the flower of a plant, etc. popula.com/2019/02/20/veg…
McDonalds once produced bubble-gum flavored broccoli. Unsurprisingly, the attempt to get kids to eat healthier didn’t go over well with the child testers, who were β€œconfused by the taste.” businessinsider.com/mcdon…
Daniel Craig got the role of James Bond mostly thanks to a scene from the movie Layer Cake where he acts a 'Bondesque' performance when his characters is trying a handgun in hallway. While already nominated for the role, producer Barbara Broccoli was convinced to cast him for the role of 007 huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012…
Broccoli was first cultivated in ancient Roman times and its name is derived from the Latin word brachium, meaning β€œstrong arm or branch”. Roman farmers called it the β€œfive (green) fingers of Jupiter” because of its curative and preventative properties. garden.lovetoknow.com/wik…
The two oldest cats ever recorded was owned by one guy: Creme Puff (38 years) and Grandpa Rex Allen (34 years). The owner even revealed what he believed to be the key to their longevity, a diet of dry cat food supplemented with broccoli, eggs, turkey bacon, coffee with cream and red wine. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cre…
There is a species of broccoli called Lieutenant Broccoli. bonnieplants.com/product/…
Antioxidants in brain are linked to improved psychosis treatment. A supplement called N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) as well as broccoli extracts can increase the brain's antioxidants if given over a long period of time. Exercise and diet help too. medicalxpress.com/news/20…
When Sean Connery departed the role of James Bond, Dick Van Dyke was asked to consider taking over. When Van Dyke reminded Bond producer Albert Broccoli of his famously bad English accent from 'Mary Poppins,' Broccoli replied: "Oh, that's rightβ€”forget it!" yahoo.com/entertainment/b…
Today I Learned that you can’t find broccoli in the wild since it was created by humans by breeding it from wild cabbage. indianapublicmedia.org/am…
Broccoli stems contain just as many nutrients as the whole broccoli livestrong.com/article/53…
James Bond 007 Hollywood movie producer Albert R. Broccoli was implicated in the beating death of the creator of The Three Stooges, Ted Healy, in 1937 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alb…
McDonald's in an effort to help kids eat healthier developed bubble-gum flavored broccoli. It was ultimately rejected after it was tested with children focus groups who found the product confusing. mentalfloss.com/article/8…
McDonald's Created Bubble Gum Flavored Broccoli in 2014 cbsnews.com/news/why-mcdo…
McDonald's once tried to sell bubblegum-flavored broccoli to encourage kids to eat healthier. businessinsider.com/mcdon…
Creme Puff, the world's oldest living recorded house cat, lived on a daily diet of bacon, eggs, broccoli, coffee and red wine. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cre…
Kale, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli, and cabbage are all the same plant species, just with different pressures from artificial selection. vox.com/xpress/2014/8/6/5…
Broccoli is a man made vegetable. It’s a human invention made from wild cabbage. indianapublicmedia.org/am…
Broccoli is a human innovation and a man-made food, being a result of the selective breeding of wild cabbage plants started around the 6th century BC awesci.com/broccoli-is-ma…
Broccoli was not naturally occurring, and was created by Italian farmers over 2000 years ago thespruceeats.com/broccol…
All of the following are simply different cultivars of this exact same species(Brassica olaracea): Broccoli, Chinese broccoli, Cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, Green cabbage, Savoy cabbage, Red cabbage, Cone cabbage, Kale Kohlrabi, Collard greens, Romanesco, Broccolini and several more. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
McDonalds once came up with bubblegum flavoured broccoli, in an attempt to get kids to eat healthier. It was never introduced as children found the flavour confusing. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bub…
There is a gene called TAS2R38 and particular variants you’re born with determine how much you like certain vegetables like Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and broccoli. bicycling.com/news/a29777…
McDonald’s once made bubblegum-flavored broccoli cbsnews.com/news/why-mcdo…
Three Stooges creator Ted Healy died in 1937 after a fist fight with Cubby Broccoli. Broccoli would go on to produce all of the James Bond films from Dr No to License to Kill. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alb…
The new Bond film No Time To Die shares it's name with a 1958 film written by Richard Maibaum, directed by Terrence Young, and produced by Cubby Broccoli - the same team responsible for the first two Bond films en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_…
When the husband of Cassandra Harris (Lisl in For Your Eyes Only) visited the set one day, producer Cubby Broccoli took such a liking to him that he thought he would be a perfect choice to play James Bond. That man was Pierce Brosnan, who made his Bond debut over a decade later. halifaxbloggers.ca/flawin…
Creme Puff the oldest cat ever recorded with 38 years and 3 days (1967-2005) had an usual diet of, among other things, bacon and eggs, asparagus, broccoli, and coffee with heavy cream en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cre…
There are many, many different types of broccoli varietals, such as β€œBig Boy Broccoli”, β€œBlue Wonder”, and β€œDestiny”, among others. epicgardening.com/types-o…
In 1990, George H.W. Bush banned broccoli from Air Force 1. independent.co.uk/news/wo…
Broccoli is a man made vegetable. greenologyorganics.com/br…
In order to reduce the risk of sudden fires from astronauts farts, NASA once took broccoli, cabbage, beans, and sprouts from its flight menus. npr.org/sections/krulwich…
Different elements of a single plant type - Brassica oleracea, or wild cabbage - have been selectively cultivated to give kale, kohlrabi, brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, Chinese broccoli and collard greens. botanistinthekitchen.blog…
Today I learned about George H. W. Bush’s distate for broccoli. The former president disliked the vegetable enough to ban it from being served in Air Force One or at the White House. The hatred apparently stemmed from how his mother made him eat it when he was little. nytimes.com/1990/03/23/us…
The broccoli in the movie 'Inside Out' was changed to bell peppers in the Japan version because they are more universally hated by Japanese children mashable.com/2015/07/24/i…
Broccoli is man made. Even though it was made over 2000 years ago. By farmers breeding different types of cabbage ponderweasel.com/broccoli…
Cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale and Brussel sprouts are all varieties of the same species Brassica oleracea en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
Collard greens, cabbage, kohlrabi, cauliflower, broccoli and Brussels sprouts are all cultivars of the same species. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
Kale, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, and kohlrabi were all selectively bred from the mustard plant. sites.google.com/site/sel…
Brussels sprouts, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, collards, kale, and a few other green leafy vegetables are all different forms of the same species of plant en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
Cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, collard greens, savoy, kohlrabi and others are all technically the same plant. Through history, different cultures bred the plant to express different qualities, creating the varied cultivars we see today. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
Cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, collard greens, and a few other plants are just varieties from the same species, Brassica oleracea en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
The reason you can't find canned broccoli, unlike most other vegetables, is because broccoli disintegrates into a pulp when cooked for periods of time above 200Β°F, and water boils at 212Β°F. The canning process cooks food once before and once after its canned. Broccoli would turn to mush. spoonuniversity.com/lifes…
In the Japanese localization of "Inside Out," Pixar replaced the scenes involving broccoli with bell peppers, because Japanese kids don't think broccoli is gross. businessinsider.com.au/wh…
Today I learned about Broccoflower, a hybrid of broccoli and cauliflower farmersalmanac.com/what-t…
One of the earliest things President Bush Sr. banned in his White House was broccoli nytimes.com/1990/03/23/us…
McDonald’s once attempted to produce bubblegum flavored broccoli to convince children to eat healthier. businessinsider.com/mcdon…

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