Farmed salmon is actually naturally white in color. It's reddish pink only because farmers add in a pigmenting compound to the fishes' food that changes the color of their flesh, which is more appealing to consumers. time.com/4790794/farmed-s…
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony changed their name to Boneless Thugs-N-Harmony to promote Buffalo Wild Wings, and three of the group’s members also changed their individual rap names to Krayzie Boneless, Flesh Boneless, and Wish Boneless rollingstone.com/music/mu…
The European blueberry is actually a 'bilberry' and is different from the American blueberry. The bilberry has a dark red flesh and will cause stains on the fingers and tongue when eaten while the American blueberry has a paler translucent flesh and cause less staining. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vac…
Today I learned about the Catholic doctrine of transubstantiation; the belief that bread and wine are actually transmuted to flesh and blood during the eucharist. It is not merely a symbolic gesture and anyone who claims otherwise is anathema (cursed). traditionalcatholic.net/T…
Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa ("red beard") drowned on the way to the Third Crusade. His son wanted to bury him in Jerusalem, but didn't succeed in preserving the body in vinegar. Hence, his flesh was buried in Antioch, his bones in Tyre, and his heart and inner organs in Tarsus en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
The Ancient Mongol Warriors were said to have worn silk vests, as an arrow hitting silk does not break the silk but ends up embedding the arrow in the flesh wrapped in silk, allowing the arrow to be removed by gently teasing the silk open. blog.patra.com/2014/05/29…
Today I learned about the self-mummification practice of "sokushinjōbutsu" meaning "attaining Buddhahood in the flesh". The monks performed extreme "tree-eating", cold-water ablutions, exposure to freezing temperatures, etc. to become a Buddha in the flesh. This would result in mummification after 10 years. theapricity.com/forum/arc…
Till Lindemann, lead singer of Rammstein, wanted a light put in his mouth for visual effects. His bandmate suggested he use a flesh colored wire and run it into his mouth from the outside. Lindemann refused, opting to have a surgical incision in his left cheek to directly feed it into his mouth youtu.be/VWBDNL71tJo?t=32…
Certain kinds of apples have red flesh gardeningknowhow.com/edib…
Today I learned of "corpse plant". Amorphophallus titanum can grow up to 3 meters tall and when it blooms (which is 2-10 apart), it emits an odor resembling rotting flesh or a corpse. This odor attracts pollinators that feed on dead animals or lay their eggs in rotting flesh en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amo…
A woman with a β€˜mutant’ gene who feels no pain and heals without scarring was discovered by scientists. She reported numerous injuries without pain, often smelling her burning flesh before noticing any injury, and could open door to new treatments. independent.co.uk/news/he…
There are only 149 wild apple trees left (the original ancestors to modern apples). Wild apples are much smaller than regular modern apples and contain red flesh instead of the white flesh we are used to. imperial.ac.uk/news/19052…
Butterflies do not only feed on nectar, but also feed on mud, urine and decaying flesh. mentalfloss.com/article/6…
Today I learned of the Octopus Stinkhorn. The fungus erupts from the egg by forming into four to seven elongated slender arms. The arms unfold to reveal a pinkish-red interior covered with a dark-olive spore-containing gleba. In maturity it smells like putrid flesh. wikipedia.org/wiki/Clathr…
The corpse flower, one of the largest and rarest flowers in the world, blooms for 24-48 hours and smells like rotting flesh. It was first discovered in Sumatra in 1878. ecowatch.com/corpse-flowe…
The difference between freestone and clingstone peaches is literally how much the fruit’s flesh clings to the pit (stone). With freestone peaches, the fruit easily pulls away from the pit, while clingstone peach flesh stubbornly clings to the pit. thekitchn.com/whats-the-d…
There is a fungus named Clathrus archeri πŸ„. It reproduces through an egg which erupts into octopus like tentacles which are pinkish red and smells if putrid flesh. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cla…
Seven Laws of Noah are: 1. Not to worship idols; 2. Not to curse God; 3. To establish courts of justice; 4. Not to commit murder; 5. Not to commit adultery, bestiality, or sexual immorality; 6. Not to steal; 7. Not to eat flesh torn from a living animal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sev…
Cannibals call humans β€œlong pig” due to the sweet, pork-like flavor that they say is characteristic of human flesh. businessinsider.com/10-th…
The Walter Reade Organization mistakenly omitting the logo Β© when renaming George A. Romero's originally titled "Night of the Flesh Eaters" made Night of the Living Dead public domain. Thus, we'll never know how much the film made worldwide from all its unapproved showings, copies and sales. indiefilmhustle.com/night…
New wave group Blondie had their first hit in Australia in 1977 after music program Countdown played the music video for In the Flesh, supposedly by mistake en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blo…
Today I learned about Zhang Yongming, a serial killer in China. After killing some of his eleven victims he butchered them and sold their flesh at markets calling it "Ostrich meat." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zha…
Today I learned about Resin Canal Discolouration. While the fruit is still safe to eat, a bacteria causes the discolouration of the canals in the flesh of the mango. abc.net.au/news/rural/201…
The actress who played Daisy Duke in "The Dukes of Hazzard", Catherine Bach, was required by network censors to wear flesh-toned tights under her Daisy Dukes vice.com/en_asia/article/…
Today I learned about Second Lieutenant Vladimir Kotlinsky of the Russian Imperial Army, who led a charge against the Germans after an attack with chlorine gas on WWI, while his and his men bodies were dissolving because of the chemicals action on their flesh en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Att…
Today I learned of spontaneous generation, a widely believed concept that life could arise from non living and even non organic matter, like maggots spontaneously appearing on dead flesh, or mites from dust. It was widely believed for thousands of years, until it was disproven in the mid 19th century en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spo…
The sunfish can grow as big as a pickup truck and can carry up to 40 kinds of parasites. They let cleaner fish feast on the parasites. But some of the toughest parasites need to be removed by seagulls. The seagulls surgically cut into the fish's flesh to eat the most stubborn of parasites. youtu.be/U60obmWODLQ
On 1816, after the French frigate ran aground the coast of Mauritania, 150 passengers and sailors went on a raft. They were found 15 days later, only 15 survived, the rest dying from drowning, hunger and violence from other survivors. Most had to eat human flesh to survive en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
Today I learned of the parasitic botfly which grow under the skin of animals and humans while feeding from their flesh. Once mature, they burst out from the skin of their host. blog.nationalgeographic.o…
In Germany in 2001, Armin Meiwes (AKA The Master Butcher) and his volunteer murder victim jointly attempted to eat the victim's severed penis. He then killed and ate a large amount of the volunteer’s flesh. His first trial sentence was only 8 yrs 6 mo (later increased to life). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
Chicago's Field Museum has 10 colonies of flesh-eating beetles, who live and work at the museum cleaning animal bones for display. mentalfloss.com/article/6…
Salvador Dali was attracted to Hitler "β€œI often dreamed of Hitler as a woman. His flesh, which I had imagined whiter than white, ravished me…” sothebys.com/en/articles/…
German chemist and Nobel laureate Kurt Alder's body was found in his apartment in Cologne, Germany after two weeks. His niece, who found the body, stated that the odor of rotting flesh was so bad that she could smell it from the street outside en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kur…
Armin Meiwes is German cannibal, who infamously known for the killing and eating a voluntary victim whom he had found via the Internet. He ate the victim's penis, then killed that man and proceeded to eat a 20kg of his flesh nbcnews.com/id/4039034#.X…
Today I learned of the Kaningara tribe of Papua New Guinea, who used to use bamboo knives to cut the flesh of boys and young men, to fill them with the power of the crocodile spirit. bbc.com/news/stories-4529…
The tail of a feathered dinosaur has been found perfectly preserved in amber from Myanmar. The one-of-a-kind discovery helps put flesh on the bones of these extinct creatures, opening a new window on the biology of a group that dominated Earth for more than 160 million years. bbc.com/news/science-envi…
A woman died of natural causes and her free-range pet golden hamster scavanged her body to make a nest of her bones, skin and flesh. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7…
Mantis shrimp can whack and crack a crab's claw with its hammer-like claws. It keeps doing this until its prey is smashed to pieces so that it can eat the inner flesh. The speed of the whack has been measured at 75 feet/sec, and the heat generated by this whack also stuns and kills its prey. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
The octopus stinkhorn, or devil's fingers, is a non-poisonous fungus found all over the world. The starfish-shaped fruiting body emerges vertically and spreads out, making the gleba accessible to insects which facilitate the distribution of spores. Mature stinkhorns smell like rotting flesh. nationalgeographic.com/ne…
The Kinabalu giant red leech (Mimobdella buettikoferi) is a large bright orange-red colored leech that is endemic to Borneo. It can grow to a length of over 50 cm (20 in). In the comments, this huge flesh-eating leech can be seen ingesting a giant earthworm like spaghetti. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kin…
GyΓΆrgy DΓ³zsa a small noble, led a peasant revolt in 1514 in Hungary, when he was captured he was forced to sit on a heated iron throne, wear a red hot crown and scepter and had his flesh ripped and fed to other revolutionary peasants. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gy%…
In 2015 an entomologist allowed two botflies to develop to maturity in his skin, because "being a male, this was my only chance to produce another being out of my flesh and blood" thesmallermajority.com/20…
A certain class of diabetes medication can cause infections of flesh eating bacteria in your genitals webmd.com/diabetes/news/2…
In the original Pinocchio novel, Pinocchio spends several months as a donkey, performing in a circus until he breaks his leg, gets sold, and is drowned in the ocean for his leather. The puppet inside survives, trapped in the dead donkey form until a school of fish eats away the flesh. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The word 'sarcasm' comes from the Greek word 'sarkΓ‘zein', which means "to tear flesh". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sar…
The Central African Republic's 1977 imperial coronation, praised by the French president, cost a ΒΌ of the govt budget (chiefly French funds). European cars, food & clothes were flown in. The afterparty had Vietnamese ex-bargirls & the French naval orchestra. Human flesh was allegedly served en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cor…
Helium changes the sound of your voice because the speed of sound travels faster through the lighter material, so the resonances occur at higher frequencies. However, the flesh in your vocal folds still vibrates at the same frequency. animations.physics.unsw.e…
GyΓΆrgy DΓ³zsa was executed extremelly cruelly. They made him sit on a heated iron throne and wear a heated iron crown. Then they made his rebel soldiers bite and eat his flesh while priests were singing songs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyo…
Today I learned of the "Iculanibokoloa", or Fijian Cannibal Fork, used by Fijian Royalty to Consume Human Flesh. museum.ie/The-Collections…
Cactus flesh will taste sour in the morning and sweet in the afternoon en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cra…

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