Today I learned Bananas, Cucumbers, and Pumpkins are berries. However Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, and Cherries are not berries. mcgill.ca/oss/article/did…
The phrase "cool as a cucumber" is based on science. The inside of a cucumber can be up to 20 cooler than ambient temperature. health.howstuffworks.com/…
A pearlfish's favorite hangout spot is in the butthole of a sea cucumber youtube.com/watch?v=o6NIG…
A cucumber is not a vegetable it is actually a fruit due to it having flowers eufic.org/en/healthy-livi…
Prehistoric, tree-like, giant cucumbers still exist on the island of Socotra. It is the only place on earth they still survive, and are facing extinction due to human encroachment. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Den…
Armenian cucumber is not actually a cucumber. It's also known as "snake melon" in English, and is a muskmelon like cantaloupe. It's called "qithaa'" in Classical Arabic (mentioned in the Qu'ran re:the Promised Land), "Arab/Palestinian cucumber" in Hebrew, and "fakoos" in both languages. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
The stem end of a cucumber (and other related fruits and vegetables) tastes different from the other end due to a higher concentration of a bitter compound called cucurbitacin. jstage.jst.go.jp/article/…
Cucumber is not only a fruit but also a type of squash, related to pumpkins. journaltimes.com/lifestyl…
The loofah(luffa) is a plant from the cucumber family that when matured and dried becomes very fibrous and is used as a sponge in kitchens and bathrooms. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luf…
Mt. Olive pickle company is based in a town called Mt. Olive and the street is One Cucumber Blvd, at the intersection of Cucumber and Vine. mtolivepickles.com/contac…
A loofah sponge is actually a type of cucumber and not from the ocean. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luf…
There's a genus of sea cucumbers called sea pigs that live on the bottom floor of every ocean and extract nutrients from the mud. mentalfloss.com/article/8…
Today I learned of cucamelons. They are a fruit that is about the size of a grape, looks like a watermelon, and taste like a mix between a cucumber and a lime. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mel…
Cockroaches wont eat cucumbers. This is due to a chemical in cucumbers (trans-2-nonenal) which acts as a natural replent for ants and roaches. hunker.com/13420968/how-t…
WWE’s The Undertaker is afraid of cucumbers. Paul Bearer watched The Undertaker, β€œthrow up all over a Waffle House because there was a cucumber floating in his iced tea.” Bearer used to prank the Deadman by placing cucumber slices in his hat and gloves. nypost.com/2017/07/31/und…
"Humourous" videos showing cats spooked by cucumbers are caused because they are hypersensitive to their surroundings, so the sudden appearance of a random object has them on defence as cucumbers look snake-like. sciencefocus.com/nature/w…
Turkish Sultan Mehmed disemboweled his gardeners one by one to find out who stole and ate one of his prized cucumbers erenow.net/modern/tulipom…
Pearlfish live in sea cucumber anus’ to hide from predators and to find food nationalgeographic.com/sc…
Copperhead snakes smell like cucumbers mdc.mo.gov/conmag/1999/05…
That scientifically (by the botanical definition) Bananas, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Grapes and Eggplants are berries and Strawberries, Blackberries, Mulberries and Raspberries are not. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
Pumpkins and other gourds(cucumber, zucchini, melons) can be poisonous en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuc…
The scientific definition of a berry includes grapes, tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplants, bananas, chili peppers, persimmons, watermelons, and pumpkins. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
There's a fish called a "Pearl fish" that hides in sea cucumbers anuses, to hide form predators. youtube.com/watch?v=K2Eyu…
A loofah, which is used as a scrubbing sponge in bathrooms and kitchens actually comes from the luffa fruit which is a genus of tropical and subtropical vines in the cucumber family. thekidshouldseethis.com/p…
Loofas are in the same family as cucumbers. youtu.be/RZvOKgsPUrs
Pearlfish like to reside in sea cucumber anuses youtu.be/K2Eyup8Jk3w
Certain scents like candy-cucumber, banana nut, and pumpkin pie-lavender increase female arousal. old.post-gazette.com/maga…
Sea cucumbers can vomit out their entire digestive system as a method of self defense and then regrow it ripleys.com/weird-news/st…
Sea cucumbers eject their guts out their butts...and regrow their organs after theverge.com/2016/5/15/11…
Sea cucumbers eject their internal organs out their mouths (or butts) as a form of defense against predators. The eviscerated organs distract the predator while the sea cucumber escapes. They are able to grow all new organs within a few days pbs.org/video/gross-scien…
There is a reason for peeling stripes on a cucumber besides making it look fancy. The skin is slightly bitter and can overwhelm the mellow flesh part. Removing a portion of it reduces the bitterness without taking away all the flavor and nutrients. leaf.tv/articles/scoring-…
German inventor Philip Reis constructed a telephone in 1861 (15 years before Alexander Graham Bell) and the first words he spoke into it were "Das Pferd frisst keinen Gurkensalat" (the horse eats no cucumber salad). edinformatics.com/inventi…
There was a woman that faces jail for growing vegetables in her front yard; five large planter boxes containing basil, cabbage, carrots, tomatoes and cucumbers. The charges got dropped later on after the city was hammered with negative publicity. business.time.com/2011/07…
Sea cucumbers breathe through their anus en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea…
Bananas, Cucumbers, and Eggplants are berries en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
Today I learned of the Aardvark Cucumber. It grows underground and is dependent on the aardvark for distribution. ulovane.co.za/2017/ulovan…
There is a sweet variant of cucumbers called "burpless" cucumbers. wikipedia.org/wiki/Cucumb…
Squirting cucumber It gets its unusual name from the fact that, when ripe, it squirts a stream of mucilaginous liquid containing its seeds en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecb…
[] Director James Cameron reached the Challenger Deep, the deepest part of the Mariana Trench. He is the first person to accomplish the trip solo. The data he collected resulted in interesting new finds in the field of marine biology, including new species of sea cucumber and squid worm. en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
When threatened sea cucumbers will "eviscerate" themselves, intentionally ejecting internal organs out of their anus to distract or immobilize their predators. The organs rapidly grow back in a few days to weeks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evi…
Watermelons are in the same family as Cucumbers and Gourds homeguides.sfgate.com/wat…
The loofah (or luffa) bath scrubber is the inside of a fruit related to the cucumber. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luf…
Some animals live in sea cucumber’s anuses. nationalgeographic.com/sc…
"kappa" in kappamaki (cucumber sushi rolls) refers to child-sized, humanoid, reptilian monsters in Japanese folklore. As troublemakers their pranks range from looking up women's kimonos to drowning people, but they are willing to befriend humans in exchange for gifts, especially cucumbers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kap…
WWE superstar the Undertaker hates cucumbers and many say he is afraid of them. He was the butt of numerous pranks over the years, most notably from the late Owen Hart. foodbeast.com/news/the-un…
I learned Pearlfish use a sea cucumbers butt as shelter. If the Sea Cucumber does not have it's butt open the pearl fish tickles it with it's tail! youtube.com/watch?v=K2Eyu…
'Fruit' is a botanical term and 'vegetable' is a culinary term, so certain vegetation such as tomatoes, green beans, eggplants, and cucumbers could be called either fruits or vegetables. sciencedaily.com/terms/ve…
The Russian Museum of Erotica claimed to have purchased Grigori Rasputin’s penis, an 11” long green specimen preserved in liquid; however, the alleged penis was in fact a sea cucumber hoaxes.org/weblog/comment…
The United Kingdom has a silly season, also known as Cucumber Time, which is punctuated by a larger than average amount of frivolous news stories. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sil…

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