In early 1990s, NASA sent jellyfish to space to test how spaceflight would affect their development. The jellies did not develop the proper gravity-sensing capabilities and had trouble figuring how to swim around in normal gravity, with abnormal pulsing and movement when returned to Earth. popsci.com/article/techno…
Today I learned of Bathykorus bouilloni, commonly referred to as the Darth Vader jellyfish. These transparent deep-sea jellies are found in the Arctic Ocean at depths below 1,000m (3,300ft). They got their unique nickname due to their body shape closely resembling that of Darth Vader's famous helmet. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat…
The original code names for the British beaches on D-Day were: Gold, Sword, Jelly and Band as in Goldfish, Swordfish, Jellyfish and Bandfish. Churchill disapproved of the name "Jelly" and renamed it "Juno". Band beach was not invaded; instead the troops landed on Sword. youtube.com/watch?v=5z-Cj…
The 1958 movie The Blob was based loosely on true events that occurred 8 years earlier in Philadelphia and that so-called star jelly, aka pwdre ser, an unidentified gelatinous substance, has been recorded falling from the sky for centuries. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sta…
Smoke, Jelly, Styrofoam, and Whipped Cream are all considered colloids and are classified based on the phase (state of matter) of the suspended particles and the medium. For example, Smoke is a Solid aerosol as solid particles are suspended in the air (gas). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Col…
The Vomit-Flavored Jelly Bean That Jelly Belly Makes Originated From A Failed Attempt To Make A Pizza-Flavored Jelly Bean confectionerynews.com/Art…
"University of Georgia researchers & colleagues from other universities have developed a jelly-like substance that may help catastrophic breaks knit together. Stem cells are the key ingredient in what the scientists call 'bone putty'" aka "Fracture Putty". georgiahealthnews.com/201…
In Singapore, there is a drink known as a "Michael Jackson", made from white soy milk and black jelly. sbs.com.au/food/article/2…
Newborn kangaroos are about the size of a jelly bean youtu.be/UpsnREY-6no
Today I learned about a vigilante from the 1970s who called himself captain sticky. He was a peanut butter and jelly themed crime fighter who had a car that squirted PB&J from the front that he would use to stop kids from stealing hub caps and making graffiti. He later started targeting shady businesses. nightflight.com/meet-capt…
Jelly Babies were originally named β€œUnclaimed Babies” in 1864. They renamed the candy β€œPeace Babies” to mark the end of WWI, before giving them their present name. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england…
The average American will eat 2984 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches over the course of their lifetime! Stacked together, that is taller then the Statue of Liberty! nydailynews.com/life-styl…
Jams are made from actual fruit, jellies are made from fruit juice. Preserves have chunks of fruit, conserves have dried fruit or nuts, and marmalades have peel and pulp. thekitchn.com/whats-the-d…
Today I learned about 'star jelly' or 'star snot,' a gelatinous substance sometimes found on grass or even on branches of trees. According to folklore, it is deposited on the Earth during meteor showers. Nobody is quite sure what it actually is. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sta…
Buttered Popcorn is the most popular jelly bean flavor in America candystore.com/blog/facts…
In The Big Lebowski, The Dude’s iconic jelly slippers were Jeff Bridges’ own shoes, along with several other items that The Dude is seen wearing. He still has the jelly shoes to this day. youtu.be/B7zLthh85P8
Elvis Presley flew from Memphis to Colorado to eat a deep fried sandwich which consisted of a whole loaf of Italian bread, a whole jar of jelly, a whole jar of peanut butter and a pound of bacon. https://www.westword.com/music/did-you-know-elvis-presley-once-flew-all-the-way-to-denver-in-p westword.com/music/did-yo…
The Warty Comb Jelly does not have an anus in a fixed location on its body. Instead an anus develops when the jelly needs to defecate and disappears when it’s done. independent.co.uk/environ…
Today I learned about "Star Jelly", a strange jelly or slime that sometime appears on earth in the morning before disappearing or dissolving. Science has not explanation of this phenomenon. (Fixed link) futurism.com/strange-unex…
The peanut butter jelly time guy died in a police shootout and was relatives with Snoop Dog. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buc…
Today I learned the creator of Peanut Butter Jelly Time made another song called Milk & Cookies youtu.be/BXokI2SHy1M
The warty comb jelly or sea walnut has a 'transient anus'. It forms a new anus (that immediately closes) every time it defecates. This has never been seen before and was observed only recently with this creature earthtouchnews.com/discov…
Scientists discovered the specific molecule in bees' royal jelly (which worker bees feed to larvae) that aids wound healing, called "defensin-1". Compared to a control, a royal jelly trial & a pure defensin-1 promoted healing of wounds on rats. nature.com/articles/s4159…
Today I learned about the Elvis sandwich: peanut butter, jelly, and bacon on french bread messynessychic.com/2015/0…
Today I learned of the Jelly bean rule, a rule put forth by the FDA saying that companies can't claim their food to be healthy simply because it's low in fat, cholesterol, and sodium, and must contain at least 10% of Daily Values of nutrients like Vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium, protein, fiber, or iron. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jel…
Birds can not only eat jellies, jams, marmalades, but they also have a preference for flavours! thespruce.com/jelly-bird-…
Shellac is a shiny resin gathered from the secretions of the female lac beetle so if shellac is an ingredient it shouldn't be considered vegan. It's used on candies like jelly beans, Milk Duds, Junior Mints, Raisinette's, and others, as well as sprayed on apples to make them shiny. vrg.org/blog/2010/11/30/q…
In 2012, a man sued PepsiCo arguing that he had found a dead mouse in his Mt. Dew. Thus, PepsiCo had to prove and found that a mouse would "have dissolved into a "jelly-like" substance after 30 days" foxnews.com/health/2012/0…
An EEG brain wave analysis of dessert jelly can yield results much like that of a human brain. nytimes.com/1976/03/06/ar…
Today I learned about the Kentucky meat shower of 1876, where pieces of meat appeared to fall on Bath County. One theory is that a flock of vultures vomited in the area; the meat was said to taste like lamb or deer. Another is that the meat was a cyanobacteria which expands to a jelly-like mass when wet. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken…
Kennedy never referred to himself as a jelly donut. It's an urban legend. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
The singer of Peanut Butter Jelly Time dies in an 11 hour standoff during which time his brother in law, Snoop Dogg, attempted to calm him down and for him to surrender. wikipedia.org/wiki/Buckwh…
Steph Curry, the star of the Golden State Warriors in 2015 fought against the removal of Peanut Butter & Jelly from the Warriors' diet after they had won the NBA championship. He said "Just the fact that it wasn't there shook me a little". And after a few months, they won - PB&J was back. blog.factor75.com/pregame…
The raw material for petroleum jelly (Vaseline) was discovered in 1859 on some of the US's first oil rigs. Workers disliked the paraffin-like material forming on rigs because it caused them to malfunction, but they used it on cuts and burns because they believed it hastened healing. wikipedia.org/wiki/Petrol…
Tortoise jelly is available in some tea shops in China with big gold or silver pots. Called gwei ling go in Cantonese, the genuine stuff is made from powdered tortoise shell and can be as expensive as 300 HK dollars for a rice bowl's worth appetiteforchina.com/reci…
Those β€˜eye squiggles’ are shadows of things inside your eye. Floaters are small clumps of gel or cells inside the clear jelly-like fluid that fills the inside of your eye. Squiggles that you see are shadows they cast on the retina, which is the layer on the back of your eye that senses light. umkelloggeye.org/conditio…
That’s scientists created glow in the dark cats using jelly fish genes in order to research a cure for feline aids. The trait is even genetic and can be passed to subsequent generations. smithsonianmag.com/scienc…
Elvis Presley once flew from Graceland to Denver and back in one night just for a sandwich. 'The Fool's Gold Loaf' is a hollowed out loaf of bread filled with peanut butter, jelly, and a pound of bacon. It has an estimated 8,000 calories en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo…
Ronald Reagan had 3.5 tons of jelly beans at his presidential inauguration. mentalfloss.com/article/7…
The singer of Peanut Butter Jelly Time died in an 11 hour police standoff during which time his brother-in-law Snoop Dogg attempted to calm him down and surrender lasvegassun.com/news/2002…
The belief that when JFK said "Ich Bin Ein Berliner" he actually said "I am a jelly donut" is wrong. The myth was perpetuated by a novel in the 80's and continued on through retellings of the stories by newspapers and other media outlets. wikipedia.org/wiki/Ich_bi…
Jelly Roll Morton, at the age of 14 tricked his great-grandmother into believing he was a night watchman at a barrel house when in fact he was working as a piano player in a brothel. In that atmosphere, he often sang smutty lyrics; he took the nickname "Jelly Roll", which was slang for vagina. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jel…
The dogs who fought to the death in the infamous Faces of Death movie were really just two puppers smeared with jelly and playing ihorror.com/secrets-faces…
Australia once had a MATCH brand called "Dickheads” with the tagline: "We would have to be complete dickheads to let most of our famous Australian brands be taken over by foreign companies. Brands such as Vegemite, Aeroplane Jelly, Arnott's, Speedo and Redhead Matches are in overseas hands.” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dic…
The code names for the beaches to be taken by UK forces on D-Day were named after types of fish: Goldfish, Swordfish and Jellyfish, abbreviated to Gold, Sword and Jelly. Churchill "disapproved of the name Jelly for a beach on which so many men might die", and so changed the name to Juno. wikipedia.org/wiki/Juno_B…
Elvis Presley flew to Denver and back one night just to pick up a Fool's Gold Loaf: an 8,000 calorie sandwich made from a hollowed out loaf filled with an entire jar of peanut butter, one jar of jelly, and a pound of bacon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo…
Jams are made from fruit, while jellies are made from juice. Preserves have chunks of fruit, conserves have dried fruit or nuts, and marmalades have peel and pulp. Fruit butters are slow cooked to a smooth consistency. seriouseats.com/2014/08/d…
Jelly fish and comb jellies are not relatives ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/i…
It takes from 7-21 days to make a single jelly bean rd.com/food/fun/jelly-bea…
, the warty comb jelly "sprouts a fresh anus every time it poops"!! earthtouchnews.com/discov…

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