Juice Company Dumped 12,000 Tonnes Of Orange Peels On Virtually Lifeless Soil, 16 Years Later, It Turned Into A Lush Forest boredpanda.com/12000-tonn…
"nitrate free" labeled cured meats often use celery juice, which is naturally high in nitrates dontwastethecrumbs.com/ni…
The effect that grapefruit juice has on the absorption of many pharmaceutical drugs was discovered accidentally, when studying the effect of alcohol on drug absorption. The study used grapefruit juice to mask the taste of alcohol for a blind test. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
The rise of Japanese whisky rests on the efforts of Masataka Taketsuru, a pioneering chemist who brought the craft of Scottish whisky to Japan. He married a Scottish woman and they founded Yoichi distillery in 1934. While the first whisky was maturing, they sold apple juice to make ends meet. chilledmagazine.com/masat…
The Pogs game existed before Pogs. It was played with milk caps. The name, "Pogs" comes from a Hawaii-based juice company called Pog; though they're products don't use the milk caps used for the game. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mil…
In Peru, frogs from Lake Titicaca are the main ingredient in a smoothie that is said to cure asthma, bronchitis, sluggishness and a low libido. Despite the frog juice having no actual benefits, it remains a popular supplement among folks from remote rural areas. youtube.com/watch?v=psB_1…
Billy Bob Thornton did get drunk for scenes in Bad Santa. In the escalator fall scene Thornton actually passed out after drinking 3 glasses of red wine for breakfast followed by vodkas and cranberry juice then a few Bud Lights. ew.com/movies/2019/10/18/…
In the 1930s, bridge construction projects expected one fatality for every $1 million in cost. So, the Chief Engineer of the Golden Gate Bridge enacted the most stringent safety measures in history. He even formulated diets to help fight dizziness and sauerkraut juice β€œcures” for hangovers. fixfastusa.com/news-blog/…
Today I learned about the Juicero, a $799 juice press, made with $1000 in parts. The company received $120M in venture capital. It only "pressed" $7 DRM-controlled pre-juiced juice bags (not fresh fruit). The packs were easily opened and emptied by hand. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jui…
Tomato Paste/Juice doesn't get rid of Skunk spray smell on a person, it merely masks the smell and as soon as the tomato scent wears away, the skunk odor becomes noticeable again. wtamu.edu/~cbaird/sq/mobi…
Ancient Romans ate snails. They would fatten the snails by feeding them milk or grape juice carolashby.com/snails-coc…
Grapefruit interacts with 85 different drugs, and taking certain medications with grapefruit or 6 oz of grapefruit juice can lead to an overdose. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gra…
Women painted on their 'nylons' using gravy juice during a WWII shortage. mashable.com/2015/05/18/n…
Mosquitos mostly feed on nectar and plant juices; feeding on blood is typically required only for females when needing produce eggs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mos…
A top-level Dutch football club signed up an 18-month old for a ten year contract, after his father posted a video of the boy kicking a ball into his toy chest 3 times in a row. After scribbling his signature for the club, the toddler celebrated with a glass of orange juice en.espn.co.uk/football/sp…
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…
A parasitic tree in Australia creates a collar around other plant roots with a blade in it to suck their juices australiangeographic.com.…
Today I learned about Grandma's Cough Remedy, a combination of whiskey, lemon juice, and honey. Some versions include spices like cinnamon, cloves, and ginger! thekitchn.com/recipe-bour…
A single bottle of wine contains anywhere from 600 to 800 individual grapes worth of juice vinepair.com/wine-blog/ho…
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…
"pog" was a copyrighted word for a type of fruit juice made by the POG company, and the caps used from the juice were used to play a 1990s game called "Milk Caps" also called "Pogs" firstwefeast.com/drink/20…
A rockoon is a rocket launched from an atmospheric balloon to reach higher altitudes, and that in the first tests they'd fail to launch because the atmosphere was too cold, which was solved by putting heated cans of orange juice along with the rocket. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roc…
Many products that claim to include blueberries actual contain blueberry juice or imitations of blueberries. Imitation blue berries are often made of corn syrup and blue dye. Kellogg's justified the lack of blueberries in one of their cereals by defining "blueberry muffin" as a flavor. consumerreports.org/cro/m…
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…
In 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered the mould he was working with produced a substance that could kill many common bacteria. He called this new, exciting substance "mould juice". Only after a couple of months did he name it penicillin. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
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…
Tomato juice tastes better during air travel; increased noise has been shown to suppress sweetness, and heighten umami flavor from naturally occurring MSG in tomatoes. technology.org/2018/12/31…
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…
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…
Sting owns 85% of the rights to Juice WRLD's song "Lucid Dreams" because it features a sample of his 1993 hit β€œShape of My Heart.” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luc…
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…
The FDA allows 11 rodent hairs per 25g paprika, 60 parasitic cysts per 100 fish, 2500 aphids per 10g of hops, and 1 maggot per 250ml orange juice fda.gov/food/ingredients-…
Only female mosquitoes bite. This is because they require blood to produce eggs. Male mosquitoes don’t feed on blood. Instead, they eat nectar and juices produced by plants. healthline.com/health/why…
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…
The movie Beetlejuice as well as the titular character are actually called "Beetle Juice" according to the opening credits. In the end credits as well as in the rest of the film itself, the character is actually called Betelgeuse, but all home releases and marketing are spelled "Beetlejuice." indiewire.com/2013/03/5-t…
Innocent Drinks, one of the biggest smoothie and juice companies, is over 90% owned by The Coca-Cola Company. wikipedia.org/wiki/Innoce…
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…
Today I learned of the Everleigh Club, a former brothel in Chicago, Illinois, that was in operation from 1900 to October 1911, would serve iced clam juice and a tablet of aspirin as a starter for breakfast, which began at 2:00 in the afternoon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cla…
N June 2006, at the request of PETA, Ocean Spray agreed to end its support for animal experiments. Previously, Ocean Spray was funding tests involving infecting mice with H. pylori, bacteria that cause stomach ulcers, and then feeding them cranberry juice to see if it had any positive effect. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oce…
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…
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…
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 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…
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…
Snoop Dogg holds the Guinness World Record for the world's largest paradise cocktail, measuring over 132 US gallons (500 liters) - the world's largest "Gin and Juice" time.com/5294040/snoop-do…
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
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/…
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/…
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…
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…

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