Today I learned of Canadian conservation officer Bryce Casavant, dispatched to kill a female black bear found eating from a freezer in a mobile home park. He complied with the order to kill the mother bear but got fired for refusing to kill her 2 cubs. He finally won a legal battle to vindicate his decision. theguardian.com/world/202…
In the Sellafield nuclear power plant there is an industrial freezer packed with an expanding mountain of radioactive seagulls that were shot by snipers employed by the plant independent.co.uk/environ…
A woman in Utah kept her dead husband in a freezer for ten years so she could collect his veteran's benefits. He left a notarized note saying she hadn't killed him. fox13now.com/2019/12/16/m…
The earliest known prank phone calls were placed in 1884, only 8 years after the telephone was invented. A series of calls were placed to undertakers in Rhode Island, asking them to bring freezers, candlesticks and coffins for people alleged to be dead (who were very much still alive). atlasobscura.com/articles…
In 1942, as Japanese torpedoes slowly sank the U.S.S. Lexington, then the second-largest aircraft carrier in the Navy’s arsenal, the crew abandoned ship - but not before breaking into the freezer and eating all the ice cream. theatlantic.com/health/ar…
Today I learned about the Wendy's massacre, in which a former disgruntled employee shot 7 Wendy's employees execution style after bounding and gagging them in the restaurant freezer, all for $2400. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wen…
Dippin' Dots are not widely avaliable because they require storage at -40 F, which is too cold for the average freezer. mentalfloss.com/article.p…
A New Orleans police officer committed an armed robbery murdering a uniformed policeman and two employees of a restaurant in the process. One employee hid in the freezer and was spared; the officer returned to "investigate" the crime, and was identified by the survivor as the shooter en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
A Pizza Hut manager during the Joplin tornado saved many lives by herding customers into a walk in freezer and bungee cording his arm to the freezer door before being sucked into the tornado and killed. kshb.com/news/state/misso…
A pitbull mix named Dosha, following being hit by a car, was shot in the head by a police officer in order to stop the dog’s suffering. At an animal control center, her body was put in a freezer. Two hours later, she was found alive. Dosha was taken into surgery, and survived the ordeal. cnn.com/2003/US/West/04/2…
Last year a 70-year-old butcher in the south of England who became locked in his walk-in freezer, used a 1.5kg roll of black pudding to escape from the -20 degree celsius temperatures by using it as a battering ram theweek.co.uk/90911/black…
Some Surface Pro 4 owners put their machines in a freezer to fix a flickering screen caused by overheating guru3d.com/news-story/use…
Thomas Sakara, President of Burkina Faso (1983-1987), was known as 'Africa's Che Guevara.' He lowered his salary to $450 a month and limited his possessions to a car, four bikes, three guitars, a fridge and a broken freezer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tho…
Ice-cubes shrink over time inside of a frost-free freezer because of a process known as sublimation. A heating coil activates on a timer to prevent ice buildup on the freezer coil, this allows enough hot air to enter the food storage area for ice cubes to sublimate but not enough to thaw food. reference.com/science/ice…
ICEE was invented accidentally by Omar Knedlik, former owner of a Dairy Queen, by putting the soda bottles to the freezer to keep them cold because the soda machine was broken. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
International Space Station astronauts "get ice cream if there is a science experiment that requires refrigeration or a freezer on the way back." If the "empty unit" has power it will be filled with ice cream ("single serve ice cream"). So, ice cream in space is a "very, very rare" event. nasa.gov/johnson/HWHAP/sp…
The earliest known prank phone calls were placed in 1884, only 8 years after the telephone was invented. A series of calls were placed to undertakers in Rhode Island, summoning them to bring freezers, candlesticks and coffins for people alleged to be dead (who were very much still alive). networkworld.com/article/…
Freezers do not work well/if at all, when the ambient temperature is below 40 degrees 3goodones.com/3-things-to…
Today I learned of Yakhchāls - Ancient freezers used to make and store ice in the deserts of Iran. atlasobscura.com/places/y…
Today I learned about Christopher Lucas. A man who saved more than 15 lives during the Joplin, MO Tornado in 2011 by strapping himself to the door of a walk-in freezer. kshb.com/news/state/misso…
In 1985 a Detroit high school administrator murdered his wife after discovering she was cheating on him with her daughter's teenage boyfriend. He placed his wife's body in a basement freezer which was eventually discovered by his daughter in 1989. pressreader.com/usa/the-d…
A New Orleans police officer committed an armed robber murdering a uniformed policeman and two employees in the process. One employee hid in the freezer and was spared, the officer returned to "investigate" the crime and was identified by the survivor as the shooter. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
As the 2011Joplin Tornado hit the local pizza hut, store manager, Christopher Lucas herded 4 employees and 15 customers into a walk-in freezer. Since the door could not shut, he wrapped a bungee cable holding the door shut around his arm until he was sucked into the tornado, killing him. joplinglobe.com/news/loca…
The idea for a slushed ice drink or "slushie" came from the inventor of frozen drink machines Omar Knedlik. He got the idea when his soda fountain broke down, forcing him to put his sodas in a freezer to stay cool, which caused them to become slushy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slu…
Wrapping a bottle in a wet paper towel before putting it in the freezer does NOT help it get cold faster. In fact, it actually impedes the cooling by acting as a jacket. johnrleeman.com/2014/08/1…
ICEE's were invented by accident after a soda fountain broke down, and the bottles were put in the freezer. Additionally, Slurpee's are just a lincense of the same machine cnn.com/2010/LIVING/11/16…
The corpse of an Indian guru who died in January 2014 is being kept in a freezer because his followers insist he is not dead but merely in a state of deep meditation and will wake up again soon. bbc.com/news/world-asia-i…
Survivors of Australia's infamous "Ash Wednesday" bushfires reported houses exploding before the fire could touch them due to the air pressure change, steaks found cooked well-done in deep freezers, a car moved 90m from the cyclonic fire storm and sand turned to glass. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ash…
Snapple failed to beat the world record for biggest ice pop when 16 tons of frozen juice from a freezer truck melted faster than expected. Spectators fled to higher ground as firefighters hosed away the melted juice. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice…
The most easiest and humane way to kill a Cane Toad in Australia is to pick it up with gloves, pop it into a plastic bag and place it in the fridge for a few hours to make it sleep. Once it is sleeping, move the bag with toad into the freezer for a few days to end it. canetoadsinoz.com/killing…
Ice cubes can get smaller by evaporating in modern frost-free freezers. This is called sublimation edinformatics.com/math_sc…
The first SOLAR POWERED freezer was showcased in 1878, 1 year before Edison released the light bulb en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aug…
Dragon Ball characters are named by theme. For example, Saiyans all have vegetable-themed puns (e.g. Vegeta, Kakarot, Raditz) while Frieza's clan is named after fridges/freezers or food that goes in them (e.g. Appule, Raspberry, Sorbet) dragonball.wikia.com/wiki…
In July of 2015, Mitchelle Blair received a life sentence without possibility for parole after torturing and murdering two of her four children, ages 9 and 13, based on claims from her youngest child that the two had molested him. She then stored their bodies in her home freezer. mimesislaw.com/fault-line…
A venomous Brazilian wandering spider that somehow made its way to Britain survived falling into a freezer, having boiling water poured over it, and being microwaved in a jar. Later it was inadvertently released within hospital grounds. mypestprevention.com/2011…
A South African man woke up in a morgue freezer almost one day after being declared dead newsfeed.time.com/2011/07…
Those flippable yellow signs you see in Hollywood and other cities are secret-coded directions for actors to get filming locations. They often feature insider jokes like: "Freezer Burn" signs pointing to the Captain America shoot (a reference to him being put on ice) 99percentinvisible.org/ar…
Cane toad racing is an event where contestants kiss poisonous toads, bet on which toad will win the race, then often dispose of the toads by sticking them in freezers. amazingaustralia.com.au/c…
Captain America: The Winter Soldier's working title was "Freezer Burn" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cap…
Thomas Sankara, the Marxist President of Burkina Faso, limited his possessions to a car, four bikes, three guitars, a fridge and a broken freezer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tho…
Alcohol is used in freezer thermometers as it has a lower freezing point than other fluids en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alc…
Fish are euthanized by putting them into a bag of icy water and then freezing the bag in a freezer ratemyfishtank.com/blog/h…
Persians invented freezers over 2400 years ago. They could even create ice throughout the long, hot summers in the desert. english.irib.ir/radiocult…
Amish people actually do use buttons (just not on vests), freezers (to refrigerate milk), cars (but don't own them, they hire taxis), and phones (again, but don't own them 800padutch.com/amishpeopl…
The U.S. dropped drug trafficking charges against Manuel Noriega after a 50 lb. stash of 'cocaine' found in his freezer was revealed to be a 50 lb. stash of tamales. Noriega used the tamales for 'magic binding' rituals against his opponents and people he wanted to control. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ope…
Howard Hughes special ordered 200 gallons of Baskin-Robbins' Banana Ripple ice cream, then decided days later he preferred Chocolate Marshmallow. And as of 1996 it was thought that the ice cream still lingered in the Desert Inn's freezer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How…
(uncovered) ice cubes evaporate in modern frost-free freezers due to sublimation indianapublicmedia.org/am…
In 1993 seven people were murdered execution style and left in the walk-in freezer at the Brown's Chicken near Chicago - 9 yrs later they matched DNA to a sample of saliva from a piece of partially eaten chicken found in the garbage. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bro…
Refrigerators with top-mount freezers are actually more energy efficient than those with bottom-mount freezers. energystar.supportportal.…

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