Sodium laureth sulfate, an ingredient in toothpaste, makes it hard to taste sweetness, and that's why drinking orange juice after brushing your teeth tastes weird. southspringsdentalgroup.c…
A New Jersey man bought a $5 bottle of orange juice from Shoprite; his wife said it was too expensive and sent him back to return it, because it was on sale for $2.50 elsewhere. He then decided to buy 2 lottery tickets with the cash refunded from the OJ; he won $315.3 million. abcnews.go.com/US/lucky-j…
Welch's is a co-op owned by farmers of Concord and Niagra grapes. It was founded by physician and dentist Thomas Welch who invented a method of pasteurizing grape juice to prevent it from becoming wine because he was strongly opposed to using intoxicating liquors for church communion. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wel…
Mustard or pickle juice are often used to get rid of Charley Horses quickly, and research found that the remedy likely works because Charley horses are caused by misfiring nerves in the muscles, and strong flavors can stimulate nerves in the mouth, which somehow relieves the issue. roanoke.com/archive/the-p…
If you leave lime juice on your hands on a sunny day, your skin can get second degree burns and be discolored for YEARS. It's called "margarita dermatitis" because people often get it while making margaritas outside! delish.com/food-news/a282…
In 2009, Tropicana invested $35 million to rebrand their Orange Juice packaging. Within two months of the change, sales dropped 20% and they lost significant market share before switching back to their original carton. The failed marketing experiment cost them over $50 million. thebrandingjournal.com/20…
The name of mid-90s fad, "Pogs" was actually an acronym for Passion/Orange/Guava, which was the type of juice that kids used the caps of when it was first invented in Hawaii youtube.com/watch?v=eBF4K…
Nostradamus was a noted Plague Doctor. His advice was the removal of infected corpses, getting fresh air, drinking clean water, and drinking a juice preparation of rose hips. biography.com/.amp/schola…
Grape Juice is a modern invention which didn't exist prior to 1869. It was invented by a Methodist pastor to help alcoholics take Christian Communion. christianitytoday.com/ct/…
In 2016 a London Zoo gorilla drank five litres of blackcurrant juice after escaping enclosure: β€˜Kumbuka’, a male silverback, sparked an armed police response after his break out bid on 13 October theguardian.com/world/201…
The ancient greeks thought the body was regulated by four humors (juices): blood, yellow bile, phlegm and "black bile". In a healthy body they were in the right proportion to each other, an imbalance was thought to be the cause of diseases. From these humors we still have words like sanguin or en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hum…
In 2013 Federal District Court in San Francisco dismissed a lawsuit from Dairy Farmers to rename Almond Milk to "Nut Juice" for false advertising since "Nuts don't Lactate" It was rejected as "No reasonable consumer would mistake a product like soy milk or almond milk with dairy milk from a cow” nytimes.com/2017/02/13/we…
Lots of people order Bloody Marys on aeroplanes but never drink them on the ground. This is because rich umami flavours - like those found in tomato juice - are one of the few tastes that aren't dulled by loud engine noise. edition.cnn.com/travel/ar…
Marshmallows were originally made using root juices from a plant (Althaea Officinalis, AKA "marsh mallow") smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
The Jim Varney character 'Ernest P Worrell' was originally used by an ad agency to sell everything from orange juice to air conditioners. youtu.be/fvFcBh1eKzA
In the northernmost Canadian territory of Nunavut grocery store prices are so expensive that a 3.5L container of orange juice costs $26.29. Prices soar even higher in the winter when all food must be flown in and ferries are unable to operate. huffingtonpost.ca/entry/f…
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…
Honda, under pressure in the late 90s from American dealerships to introduce a car with a V8 engine, sent one dealer a shipment of V8 Juice instead. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V8_…
Juice Jacking is a type of cyberattack where public USB charging points double as data connection points, installing malware or copying data. Free USB charging points can be used to steal your data. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jui…
In 2002, Tropicana aired a half-hour orange juice infomercial called "Breakfast Americana" on Lifetime, A&E, TLC and Discovery Channel. When it also aired on local CBS affiliates, some major markets drew higher ratings than NBA basketball and 'Everybody Loves Raymond'. dmnews.com/marketing-chan…
An Atlanta vegan couple was sentenced to life in prison for the death of their six-week-old malnourished baby boy starved to death, who was fed a limited diet of soy milk and apple juice. stuff.co.nz/world/5613150…
Snoop Dogg. broke the Guinness World Record for biggest gin and juice by stirring up a drink that contained 180 bottles of gin, 154 bottles of apricot brandy and 38 jugs of orange juice. billboard.com/amp/article…
Despite Orange juice being marketed as 100% juice, with no water or sugar added, flavour packs are added provided by fragrance companies giving its distinctive processed orange taste and smell. newyorker.com/books/page-…
Snoop Dogg has released a lullaby album which features 12 of his hits made kid-friendly in partnership with Rockabye Baby! Music, including: "Gin and Juice," "Drop It Like It's Hot," "Sensual Seduction," and "Snoop's Upside Ya Head." boingboing.net/2019/12/03…
Major orange juice producers add chemical fragrances called "flavor packs" to their juice to provide the signature taste of their brand because OJ loses its flavor during pasteurization and de-oxygenation. civileats.com/2009/05/06/…
Today I learned about Buckfast--a wine brewed by some of the last Benedictine monks in Britain, sold as a tonic in UK pharmacies, and known infamously in Scotland as "Wreck the Hoose Juice" where it was associated with >40% of all violent crime there in 2015 atlasobscura.com/articles…
The chorus for Gin and Juice by Snoop Dogg was sampled from the song Watching You by Slave whosampled.com/sample/740…
Cocktails became popular during Prohibition as juices were added to bootleg liquor to disguise the taste of ingredients like dead rat and wood tar smithsonianmag.com/histor…
100% orange juice that you buy in the grocery store is highly processed and up to a year old before it’s purchased by the consumer wnyc.org/story/last-chanc…
The hydrochloric acid in the stomach's digestive juices can dissolve metal but plastic toys that go down the hatch will come out the other end as good as new. discovermagazine.com/2009…
Benjamin Lay, an early Quaker abolitionist, walked into the 1738 annual meeting of Quakers and during an abolition speech plunged a sword into a bible he had hollowed out and filled with a bladder full of red fruit juice. To horrified onlookers, the Bible appeared to be bleeding. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben…
Grapefruit juice can be fatal when taken with certain medications. well.blogs.nytimes.com/20…
Some of the unusual sounds on the recording of Got to Give It Up include Marvin Gaye banging on a half-filled grapefruit juice bottle, and percussionist Jack Ashford playing a homemade instrument he called a Hotel Sheet, which was a piece of polystyrene he would shake to produce a wobbly sound en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Got…
Today I learned of phytophotodermatitis or "margarita burn." This is a burn caused when lemon or lime juice come in contact with skin on a sunny day and it can cause blisters and itching. healthline.com/health-new…
The method of pasteurizing grape juice to halt it from naturally turning into wine has been attributed to a British–American physician and dentist, Thomas Bramwell Welch. Welch was also active in the Underground Railroad and aided in the transportation of freed slaves to Canada. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wel…
Referring to British people as 'Limey' originated as as derogatory term used to describe members of the Royal Navy, who added lime juice to their daily rum because citrus helped sailors prevent scurvy en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lim…
Dr Seuss is correctly pronounced "Zoice", rhyming with "voice" and not "juice". For his pseudonym, Dr. Seuss accepted this pronunciation of his middle name. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dr.…
There is a berry when consumed will change your taste buds.it will make vinegar taste like apple juice and lemon and Tabasco taste like candy. nytimes.com/2008/05/28/di…
Lime juice on skin, when exposed to sunlight, can cause a poison ivy type rash called phytophotodermatitis. It is common for bartenders making margaritas but can also be a problem for basic skincare products like deodorants and lotions that use real lime. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phy…
Brazilian Orange Juice companies now own a majority of Florida's OJ production facilities and over 50% of the juice from Florida-labeled brands sold in stores is actually concentrate from Brazil. cnbc.com/2018/08/23/brazi…
During WWII US Navy seamen would drain the fuel from torpedos (180-proof grain alcohol) then filter it though bread to make a cocktail called torpedo juice. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor…
The British nickname β€œLimey” originated from the 19th century, when it was a derogatory word for sailors in the British Royal Navy. This is because they mandatorily had lemon juice in their rum. The Vitamin C stopped scurvy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lim…
Vodka has little flavor and aroma resulting from the distillation of a fermented juice based on potatoes, rye or a mixture of cereals. The little flavor and aroma is from the base... (wheat, corn, malted barley, etc.). laroussecocina.mx/palabra…
That one company (Jab Holding) owns Krispy Kreme, Panera Bread, Einsteins bagels, Keurig and more. And the Keurig company is actually "Keurig Dr Pepper", and they own Dr Pepper, Snapple, Mott's Apple Juice, and of course Keurig (and more) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JAB…
Fresh pineapples cause slight mouth and tongue burn. Fresh pineapples contain a proteolytic enzyme (an enzyme that breaks down protein) called bromelain. This is why fresh pineapple juice is also used to tenderise meat. sbs.com.au/food/article/2…
Pogs got their name from being under the caps of Passion Orange Guava juice and that the rarest/most valuable pogs were the No Fear prints. complex.com/style/the-rar…
Mosquitoes feed primarily on nectar and plant juices. Only female mosquitoes bite animals and only require blood in order to produce eggs or to produce more eggs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mos…
A 2016 study of 379 commercially available, non-alcoholic, drinks found that only 7% (25 of 379) were minimally or non erosive to teeth, with a pH of > 4. The pH of dental plaque is 4. Only un-flavored water, root beer, vegetable juice, coffee and some teas had pH > 4. ada.org/en/~/media/ADA/Pu…
OJ Simpson hosted a pay-per-view prank show called Juice. In one of the skits, he works as a used car salesman selling a White Bronco with bullet holes in which he promotes the car's "escapability". thedailybeast.com/article…
Pepsi is being sued because of its Naked Juice marketing. While the juice is marketed as "healthy", it actually has a higher sugar content than an equivalent amount of Pepsi Cola. businessinsider.com/pepsi…
Two window-washers and a health food store owner founded Unadulterated Food Products in 1972. After creating a batch of apple juice that accidentally fermented in the bottle and caused the caps to snap off, they began calling the drink Snapple which later became the company name. nytimes.com/2013/05/23/bu…
The first meal eaten on the moon was bacon, peaches, and grapefruit juice smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
There is no nutritional difference between concentrated and fresh juices. modernmom.com/2e061a40-05…
During Prohibition, Grape bricks/juice came with warnings on how "not" to make wine so people could make their own wine. grapecollective.com/artic…
Chilly Bang! Bang! was a kids' juice in a water pistol. Kids would put the barrel in their mouths and pull the trigger to drink it. It was pulled from store shelves. weirduniverse.net/blog/co…
Male Monkeys love the strip club as much as humans. Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have discovered that male rhesus macaques will payβ€”that is, give up their β€œjuice rewards”—to check out the backsides of lady macaques. True story! ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1…
A man died after drinking $54,000 worth of methamphetamine, after mistaking it for fruit juice. nydailynews.com/news/worl…
The German village of WΓΌrchwitz erected a statue of a cheese mite to honor its role in making WΓΌrchwitz's special cheese, MilbenkΓ€se. The cheese mites help make the cheese by excreting their digestive juices over the cheese. atlasobscura.com/places/c…
Almost all the blood is drained from meat during slaughter, the red look steaks get (including the juice at the bottom of the package) comes from a protein called myoglobin. meatscience.org/TheMeatWe…
Long Island Iced Tea does not contain any tea at all. It actually consists of 5 liquors, syrup, lemon juice, and cola. liquor.com/recipes/long-i…
Florida's orange juice mascot is a superhero named Captain Citrus... And he's part of the Avengers floridacitrus.org/captain…
When tomatoes were first introduced to Europe, the French thought they were poisonous due to being a part of the nightshade family and their acidic juices damaging pewter platewear. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom…
Powdered juice drinks like Tang were an absolute flop until astronauts took them into space for eating experiments in 1962. Astronauts preferred Tang over other all of the other drinks they brought to space because it was easy to make. It had nothing to do with flavor. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tan…
Grapefruit juice counteracts Viagra. thebody.com/content/art30…
The term β€œgroggy” comes from either the British or American Navy. These sailors drank Grog, which was a mix of rum, water, and citrus juice, which was used to fight scurvy. Someone who is dazed or sleepy might feel as if they have had too much grog, making them β€œgroggy.” news.usni.org/2014/07/01/…
The substance in pepper that gives it its burning sensation is called CAPSAICIN. Most mammals feel its burning sensation but birds do not. Alcohol, milk or lemon juice can quench the sensation, but water does not acapulcos.net/capsaicin-w…
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…
If you leave lime juice on your hands on a sunny day, your skin can get second degree burns and be discolored for YEARS... It's called "margarita dermatitis" because people often get it while making margaritas outside! usatoday.com/story/news/n…
A British naval doctor figured out how to "treat" scurvy with lemons and oranges, he then published his findings which were well received. The British navy continued to supply sailors with less effective lime juice and scurvy continued as a major cause of death for a century. maximumfun.org/sawbones/s…
That, when pouring juice from a box carton, you’re supposed to have it turned around so the spout is on top. Having the spout close to the bottom is what causes glugging and the subsequent mess thekitchn.com/youve-been-…
Not only does Florida have its own government agency dedicated to Citrus fruits, but it commissioned its own Avenger superhero named Captain Citrus who shoots pure Florida Sunshine from his hands and has excellent bone density from drinking Florida Orange Juiceβ„’. floridacitrus.org/captain…
Brushing your teeht after an orange juice (or other natural acids) actually hurt your teeth. drinkbai.com/blog/health-…
Tomato juice in the United States is often made from tomato paste, but Canadian regulations require fresh tomatoes. thespec.com/news-story/62…
Tropicana OJ is owned by Pepsico and Simply Orange by Coca Cola. They strip the juice of oxygen for better storage, which strips the flavor. They then hire flavor and fragrance companies, who also formulate perfumes for Dior, to engineer flavor packs to add to the juice to make it "fresh." americannutritionassociat…
A Vietnam War veteran waited in line at a Jane Fonda book signing just to spit tobacco juice in her face, calling her a traitor to the US for her actions in the 1970s cbsnews.com/news/worth-it…
Dr. Willem Johan Kolff invented the first artificial kidney using orange-juice cans, used auto parts, and sausage casings. The original device, which filled an entire room and resembled an oversized hot tub, was the prototype for the contemporary hemodialysis machine. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
On no less than three separate occasions children have been served alcohol instead of apple juice at Applebees restaurants. abcnews.go.com/amp/US/det…
A 5th grade teacher decided to introduce her students to a game from her childhood as a nonviolent to traditional schoolyard games. The game, named POG by the students after the juice caps used to play them, quickly spread from that one class to the rest of the state and then the country. articles.latimes.com/1993…
Of the Pepsi Fruit Juice Flood.A warehouse roof collapse in 2017 sent 28 million liters/ 7.4 million US gallons of fruit and vegetable juice through the streets of Lebedyan, Russia and into the Don river gizmodo.com/flash-flood-o…
T-Series was founded in 1983 by a fruit juice seller to sell pirated Bollywood soundtracks, before moving to religious chants and legal soundtrack releases. Also, the company's legal name is Super Cassettes Industries Private Limited. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-S…
Male Mosquito's don't feed on blood. Their main diet consists of nectar & plant juices. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mos…
President John F. Kennedy's last meal, according to chef Otto Druhe, was coffee, orange juice, two boiled (five-minute) eggs, some toast, and marmalade on the side. thedailymeal.com/cook/las…
Latasha Harlins, a 15-year-old African American girl shot in the head by a Korean shop owner mistaken for stealing juice, becoming one of the reasons igniting the LA riots. 2pac wrote "Keep ya head up" in memory of her. huffingtonpost.com/entry/…
The tomb holding the bones of Saint Nicholas is said to leak sweet tasting water. This Santa bone juice is collected and sold, and is consumed for its alleged healing properties. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
A bank robber covered his face with lemon juice because he believed it would make his face invisible to surveillance cameras. This led to a Cornell psychology study that showed unskilled people mistakenly assess their abilities to be much higher than they really are. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dun…
Many areas are using a beet juice and salt mixture on their roads to keep them from freezing over. The beet juice prevents roads from icing over in temperatures up to -25Β°C, making it more effective than using a salt brine. A beet juice mixture is also less toxic to the environment. thestar.com/news/canada/2…
Ringo Starr featured in a Japanese apple juice commercial because his name sounded like 'Ringo Sutta' , meaning grated apple in Japanese. youtube.com/watch?v=iZj3d…
Pineapple contains a substance called bromelain that actually breaks down proteins. If your mouth gets sore after eating pineapple or drinking fresh pineapple juice, it may be because the bromelain started breaking down the proteins that make up your mouth livestrong.com/article/45…
In the 1970's, the pH of rain samples from parts of NY were at 3.3 due to pollution from the rust belt, the same acidity as grapefruit juice. The default pH of rain is 5.1. This prompted the creation of the term "Acid Rain." sciencehistory.org/distil…
A man tried to rob two banks after covering his face with lemon juice in the mistaken belief that, because lemon juice is usable as invisible ink, it would prevent his face from being recorded on surveillance cameras. nymag.com/scienceofus/201…
The moldy looking residue at the bottom of the inside of Mountain Dew bottles is "fruit juice sediment" mlive.com/food/index.ssf/…
The high decibel level in the cabin of airplanes causes interference with how people perceive taste, causing tomato juice (and other umami flavors) to be heightened. nationalgeographic.com/ma…
As a form of birth control, the Egyptians applied onion juice to the tip of the penis before coitus. doctorsreview.com/history…
Grapefruit juice can have severe side effects (including sudden death) when mixed with common medications bbc.com/news/health-20497…
Today I learned of bank robber McArthur Wheeler. Because lemon juice can be used as invisible ink, Wheeler (wrongly) assumed that putting it on his face would make him invisible to the bank's security cameras. He was caught later that day. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/M…
The 90's POG phase was started in Hawaii from the lids of POG (Passionfruit Orange Guava) juice mentalfloss.com/article/5…
Specialized tanker ships carry tonnes of fruit juice from Brazil to markets around the world. marineinsight.com/types-o…
Today I learned about β€œkeeving” - a process for making hard cider. The raw juice sits for several days which allows pectin to separate out. The result is a nutritionally-deficient juice. Fermentation yeast runs out of nutrient before consuming all the sugar, so the final cider is naturally sweetened. draftmag.com/what-the-hec…
In 1974 a man died from an overdose of carrot juice. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Over 100yrs ago there was a popular medicine called β€œMeat Juice” which was often inserted rectally. abandonedcountry.com/2013…

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