In 2007 a man in a wheelchair was hit by an 18 wheeler. The handles were ensnared within the grill of the truck and he was pushed at over 60 mph for several miles on the highway. Amazingly, he escaped without injury. thestar.com/news/2007/06/…
George foreman made more from selling his George Foreman Grills than being a boxer. At his peak, he was earning $4.5 million a month from sales of his grill. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo…
Today I learned of Patrick’s Pub and Grill, a bar located on the border of Georgia and Tennessee and split between the two states; the Georgia half is in a β€œdry county”, meaning that any alcohol purchased at the bar on the Tennessee side cannot be brought to the Georgia side where the restrooms are gainesville.com/article/L…
Today I learned about the Heart Attack Grill, a hospital-themed restaurant in Tempe AZ, where "patients" over 350 pounds eat for free and the waitstaff are dressed as sexy nurses. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hea…
The Savoy Hotel had a wooden cat called Kaspar who would be used as an extra dinner guest if any party at the Seafood Bar & Grill had 13 members en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sav…
Ariana Grande tried to get Japanese tattoo that read "Seven Rings" but found out later it read "Small Charcoal Grill" and then attempted to correct it, only for it to still be wrong and then read "Japanese BBQ finger" stereogum.com/2030449/ari…
Today I learned of Sila Sutharat, a roadside vendor in Phetchaburi, Thailand, who for 20 years has used a grill made of 1,000 mirrors to focus sunlight to cook chicken and pork. A chicken cooks in about 12 minutes. bangkokpost.com/learning/…
The University of Colorado has a grill on campus named after America’s only convicted cannibal colorado.edu/umc/dining
A customer died of a heart attack while eating at the "Heart Attack Grill" in Las Vegas, which gives free meals to patrons weighing more than 350 lbs. usatoday.com/story/dispat…
Telemachus Orfanos was a Navy Veteran who was at and survived the Las Vegas country music festival shooting that killed 58. One month later he was shot and killed in the Thousand Oaks Borderline Bar and Grill shooting that killed 13. bbc.com/news/world-us-can…
In the 70's an eccentric Englishman made a car with a 27 litre 1000hp merlin engine and got sued by Rolls Royce for using a RR grill on it. classicdriver.com/en/arti…
From 1994-99 George Foreman was paid about 40% of the profits on each Foreman grill sold, earning him $4.5M a month in payouts at its peak. In the period it’s estimated he received over $200M, more than he did as a boxer. bloomberg.com/news/articl…
Weber Grills were invented by Weber Brothers Metal Works, which produced metal buoys for the Coast Guard. George Stephen cut a buoy in half and added legs, and the Weber Grill was born. smithsonianmag.com/innova…
"gridiron" is actually a grill and not just a nickname for an (American) football field. I also learned that American football is also called gridiron football. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gri…
In the US from 2014-2018, an average of 19,700 patients per year went to emergency rooms because of injuries involving grills. There’s an annual average of 8,900 home fires involving grills, hibachis or barbecues. nfpa.org/grilling
It only takes 42 seconds to grill a McDonald's hamburger patty on a double-sided grill. So technically no one has a job "flipping" burgers at McDonald's. mcdonalds.com/gb/en-gb/he…
Chick-fil-A was originally founded as the Dwarf Grill in 1946, changing the name to 'Dwarf House' until rebranding as Chick-fil-A in 1967. chick-fil-a.com/about/his…
While crossing the street, Ben Carpenter's wheelchair was hit by the front of a semi, getting the handles lodged into its grill, then proceeding to take the man on a wild 50 mph highway ride. nbcnews.com/id/19088976/n…
Engineers at Purdue University got together in 90s on the best way to light a BBQ grill. They started with a hair dryer and ended with liquid oxygen. Link to video in the comments. physics.sfsu.edu/~dnideve…
Saint Lawrence was executed in a giant grill, while he was executed he screamed "I'm well done. Turn me over!". After that the Catholic Church made him saint patron of cooks, chefs and comedians. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sai…
Today I learned about The Dwarf House, the original Chik-fil-a, built in 1946. Originally known as The Dwarf Grill, it initially sold a β€œdeluxe steak” and the chicken sandwich wasn’t added to the menu until the 60’s. An item known as the Hot Brown, is chicken covered in gravy, with mashed potatoes and bacon. tampabay.com/features/tra…
Today I learned of a legal battle over a amputated human leg found in a grill purchased at an auctionβ€” the leg belonged to the grill's previous owner who lost the limb in a plane crash and wanted to keep it. npr.org/2015/09/26/443189…
George Foreman made more money from the George Foreman Grill than he did boxing en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo…
George Foreman was originally paid 40% of the profits for endorsing the George Foreman Grill. At the peak of the grill's sales, he was making 4.5 million dollars a month. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo…
People grill watermelon and call them "watermelon steaks". It resembles the texture of a seared steak and cookbooks sometimes recommends it as a meat substitute. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wat…
Panera Bread tried to stop a Qdoba Mexican Grill from opening nearby by trying to argue that a 'burrito is a sandwich' and thus breaking the lease agreement restricting rent from another 'sandwich shop' retailrealestatelaw.com/a…
Today I learned of a restaurant called β€œThe Heart Attack Grill,” with a hospital theme and scantily clad nurse waitresses serving the β€œQuadruple Bypass Burger” loaded with 9,982 calories. A customer died of a heart attack while eating a there, resulting in customers taking photos of him assuming it was a stunt. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hea…
St. Lawrence was roasted to death on a hot grill. In defiance he said "Turn me over - I'm done on this side!". He is now Patron Saint of Comedians ascentofcarmel.blogspot.c…
St. Lawrence was roasted alive on a giant grill during the persecution. He joked with his tormentors, "Turn me overβ€”I'm done on this side". He is now the patron saint of cooks, comedians, and firefighters. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
George Foreman has made more money selling his grills than for his boxing career in which he was a 2-time heavyweight champion en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo…
Hulk Hogan had been considered to be the spokesperson for what became the George Foreman Grill, but chose to pitch the Hulkamania Meatball Maker instead. Foreman is estimated to have made over $200 million from the endorsement. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo…
George Foreman was collecting 40% of the profits on the George Foreman Grill until they paid him $137 million to buy the rights to his name. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo…
Weber grills got their start when Weber Brothers Metal Works was filling orders for buoys back in the 1950’s and salesman George Stephen, Sr. took a buoy home and made a grill out of it. weber.com/US/en/blog/behi…
- the little chain hanging from your gas grill is a matchstick holder when the igniter dies. zipzapdiy.com/what-is-the…
In 2007, a severed human foot was discovered in a grill bought at a North Carolina auction. Here's a link to the trailer of the documentary. youtu.be/wvR3lE6p1nI
There is a Japanese dish called Jingisukan ("Genghis Khan") which is lamb cooked on a helmet-shaped grill, as it is believed that Mongolian soldiers used to use their helmets to cook their food. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jin…
A Massachusetts Panera Bread, which was to be the only sandwich vendor at a mall, tried to prevent a Qdoba Mexican Grill from opening on the grounds that a burrito was a sandwich. denverpost.com/2006/11/11…
The reason why breakfast isn't served all day at McDonald's is mainly because the grill temperature required to cook beef patties is significantly different from the temperature at which eggs are cooked en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McM…
Years ago Hulk Hogan missed a call from his agent to sponsor a new indoor grill who then gave it to George Foreman, who was also his client. George Foreman earned nearly $500 million off marketing the grill sescoops.com/hulk-hogan-r…
The Alferd G. Packer Memorial Grill in the cafeteria of UC Boulder is named after an infamous cannibal who ate his five companions during their journey across the Rockies in 1874. Their slogan is, "Have a friend for lunch!". en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/A…
Today I learned of "Grill Flame," a 1979 CIA project using psychics to spy on hostages in Iran via Remote-Viewing. miamiherald.com/news/nati…
Billionaire Warren Buffett's 2006 wedding reception for his second marriage was at a Bonefish Grill in Omaha. nytimes.com/2006/09/01/bu…
β€œMoe’s” from Moe’s Southwest Grill originated from an acronym as Musicians, Outlaws, Entertainers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moe…
How to make a delicious Crunchwrap Supreme in my own kitchen (Note: Requires a George Foreman Grill or something similar)
There is a restaurant in Spain that grills its food over a volcano atlasobscura.com/places/e…
There is a restaurant on the island of Lanzarote in which the food is cooked using the heat from a volcano - a large grill is balanced on basalt rocks built around the opening to a well of molten lava atlasobscura.com/places/e…
The students of the University of Colorado at Boulder named their cafeteria grill after Alferd G. Packer--a convicted cannibal. Their slogan: "Have a friend for lunch!" umc.colorado.edu/dining/a…
There is a restaurant in Spain that grills its food over a volcano abcnews.go.com/blogs/life…
There is a place in America called The Heart Attack Grill. After you order your 'Triple Bypass Burger', they dress you in a hospital gown and wheel you to your seat in a wheel chair. If you don't finish your meal you get paddled by hot nurses. Customers +160kg eat for free. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hea…
The Heart Attack Grill serves free meals to patrons over 350 lb. (160 kg) en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/H…

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