Joaquin Phoenix lived on "lettuce, asparagus and apples" to slim down for 'Joker'. The Oscar-winning actor previously revealed he'd lost over 50lbs (22.6kg) for his lead role in the movie and has admitted he undertook a "horrible diet" involving just one very limited meal a day. perthnow.com.au/entertain…
In 2012, a burger king employee anonymously posted an image on 4-chan of him putting his feet in lettuce, with the caption: "This is the lettuce you eat at Burger King." It took 20 minutes for people to track down the branch the employee worked at and contact the news. He was promptly fired. mashable.com/2012/07/19/4…
Today I learned of Ivaylo the "lettuce", a swineherd, who, frustrated with mongol raids on his lands, led a peasant army which defeated the Mongols and later the Bulgarian army, slaying the king and taking the throne. He defeated the mongols again and the byzantines 3 times, at one point fighting a 2 front war en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upr…
Atlantic brants are medium-sized marine geese that can be seen in inshore waters along the U.S. east coast from Maine to Georgia as well as in parts of Europe. Also called brent geese or pale-bellied brants, they mainly eat eel grass, sea lettuce and seaweed in shallow tidal estuaries. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
Today I learned of 'Taco Rice' an Tex-Mex inspired Okinawan dish consisting of taco flavored hamburger meat on top of white rice along with cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tac…
Several species of lettuce produce a milky substance commonly called "lettuce opium" that has sedative and analgesic properties, resembles and can be smoked like opium, and produces mild euphoria without side effects wikipedia.org/wiki/Lactuc…
Cheeseburgers are called X-burguers in Brazil because the letter X in portuguese is pronounced like Cheese. There are also other types of burgers like the X-Tudo (X-Everything), which contains bread, meat, cheese, bacon, eggs, tomato, lettuce, ham, mayonnaise and sometimes even more ingredients. tudogostoso.com.br/receit…
Lettuce produces a mild narcotic called lactucarium or "lettuce opium" and that its scientific name is Lactuca sativa. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let…
There’s a Japan indoor vegetable-factory that produces 10,000 heads of lettuce a day while using just 1% of the amount of water needed for outdoor fields. LEDs emit light at ideal wavelengths for plant growth, while also optimizing night and day cycles, allowing lettuce to grow 2.5 times faster. inhabitat.com/the-worlds-…
All of the images we've seen of Bugs Bunny eating carrots were actually misleading. Carrots should not be fed to rabbits. Rabbit's natural diets do not include roots, fruits, or iceberg lettuce, and that carrots can cause tooth decay and digestive problems. telegraph.co.uk/news/heal…
Today I learned of an indoor vegetable factory in Japan that produces up to 10,000 heads of lettuce per day and uses just 1% of the amount of water needed for outdoor fields gereports.com/post/912502…
It takes a head of lettuce 25 years to decompose in landfill. cmustudentaffairs.blog/20…
Cooking romaine lettuce kills E.coli and you do not have to throw it all away! consumerreports.org/e-col…
Despite an annual rainfall of just three inches, Yuma, AZ produces 90% of the United States' lettuce during the winter. arizonaexperience.org/lan…
Lettuce was first cultivated by the ancient Egyptians who turned it from a weed, whose seeds were used to produce oil, into a food plant grown for its succulent leaves. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let…
In Egyptian Mythology the god Horus claims dominance over Egypt by feeding his semen on lettuce to his uncle Set en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Set…
The ancient Egyptians had a God of Lettuce and Dicks. It's name was Min. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Min…
Iceberg lettuce is called iceberg because it was originally shipped in heaps of crushed ice to preserve its freshness andyboy.com/products/iceb…
There's a Morocann-Jewish tradition for the end of Passover, which includes praying while dipping mint leaves or lettuce in milk and then hitting it to someone else's forehead. aarecon.org/more-mimouna/
Rabbits shouldn't regularly eat carrots or lettuce, and that it is a myth that these foods are part of their natural diets rspca.org.uk/adviceandwel…
Rabbits don't eat carrots in the wild, and they shouldn't be fed iceberg lettuce at all rspca.org.uk/adviceandwel…
49% of American adults eat at least one sandwich on any given day, according to the CDC. The most common fillings are lettuce, mayonnaise, tomatoes, mustard, catsup, and ham. fivethirtyeight.com/datal…
Michael Phelps' daily diet consists of 12 000 calories. Breakfast alone consists of 3 fried-egg sandwiches loaded with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, fried onions and mayonnaise, 1 five-egg omelet, 1 bowl of grits, 3 slices of French toast topped with powdered sugar and 3 chocolate-chip pancakes. blogs.wsj.com/health/2008…
Antoni GaudΓ­, architect of Barcelona's Sagrada FamΓ­lia, ate only lettuce leaves dipped in milk for lunch. bbc.com/news/magazine-326…
Ancient Egyptian lettuce was tall, straight, and released a milk-like substance when rubbed, characteristics superficially similar to the penis. Thus one of their gods, Min, was often represented on a bed of lettuce and always had an erect penis. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Min…
Some species of lettuce can have a psychotropic effect. Lettuce opium, or Lactucarium, is a milky juice produced by numerous species of lettuce. It's said that the ancient Egyptians took lettuce opium medicinally. While it mostly comes from wild lettuce, it's also in regular lettuce. herbs2000.com/herbs/herbs…
Bagged salad was a way to sell misshapen but edible lettuce. Bagged lettuce can sell for twice the price of heads of lettuce articles.latimes.com/2002…
Today I learned of Ivaylo "the lettuce" of Bulgaria,a swineherd who leading an army of peasants managed to fend of attacks from the Golden horde more than once,conquered the throne of Bulgaria,wed the queen,defeated the byzantine army and rose from the dead to reclaim his kingdom after he was overthrown en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iva…
NASA will begin producing its own food in orbit for the first time ever -- The lettuce will be grown under bright-pink LED lights, ready to harvest after just 28 days. modernfarmer.com/2013/09/…
Astronauts aboard the ISS are growing lettuce to study outer space gardening techniques. science.nasa.gov/science-…
While nitrates and nitrites in cured meats are thought to be harmful that "80 percent of nitrite comes from vegetables such as spinach, radishes and lettuce, and another 13 percent comes from swallowed saliva"! livescience.com/36057-tru…
Babe Ruth used to wear a piece of chilled lettuce under his hat when playing in order to keep cool. biography.com/.amp/news/b…
Triple-washed bagged lettuce has more bacteria than raw chicken stopthestomachflu.com/Hom…
You really can order a McDonalds McDouble "hold the ketchup, add lettuce, add Mac Sauce" for a faux Big Mac. mcdonaldssecretmenu.com/1…
Boston lettuce contains significant levels of a compound, lactucarium, that affects human physiology like opium. It's sometimes recommended as a natural treatment for heart palpitations, intestinal spasms, and insomnia. wisegeek.com/what-is-bost…
Expedition 44 to the International Space Station became the first American astronauts to eat Red Romaine lettuce that was grown in space on 10 August 2015. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pla…
A head of iceberg lettuce has the same water content as a bottle of Evian. washingtonpost.com/lifest…
Today I learned of William L. Rathje, an archeologist and professor who led a team that studied municipal trash using archaeological methods. They discovered perfectly preserved hot dogs, lettuce, and even guacamole, showing that waste in dumps tends to mummify instead of biodegrading. nytimes.com/1992/08/13/ny…
It takes 5.4 gallons of water to grow one head of lettuce huffingtonpost.com/2014/0…
In the 1960s, Taco Bell introduced the Chiliburger, later known as the Bell Burger, then the Bell Beefer, sloppy joe-like with taco-seasoned ground beef on a hamburger bun with cheese, lettuce, onions and tomato. The Beefer was removed from the menu in the late-80s to keep a Tex Mex line up en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tac…
There is an indoor vegetable factory in Japan that produces up to 10,000 heads of lettuce per day and uses just 1% of the amount of water needed for outdoor fields. gereports.com/post/912502…
Babe Ruth would keep a lettuce leaf under his hat to keep cool during ball games. books.google.com/books?id…
Arugula has been ascribed aphrodisiac powers by various classical writers, and some scholars assert that it was forbidden in monasteries during the Middle Ages. Gillian Reilly states that it was "prudently mixed with lettuce", which was thought to have the opposite effect. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eru…
They're growing lettuce on the Space Station nasa.gov/mission_pages/st…
Lettuce will regrow if you put the chopped lettuce heart in water lifehacker.com/5992390/re…
Due to the limited number surnames, the phone book on Australia's Norfolk Island lists nicknames such as Cane Toad, Dar Bizziebee, Lettuce Leaf, Goof, Paw Paw, Diddles, Rubber Duck, Carrots and Tarzan. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor…
According to the Yazidi religion, worshipers must not eat lettuce, wear dark blue, or shower on Wednesdays. joshuaproject.net/people_…
A Tzar of Bulgaria has the nickname of 'lettuce' or 'radish' in Bulgarian en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iva…
Crisphead lettuce became commonly known as "Iceberg" Lettuce when the Bruce Church Lettuce company developed a method of shipping it cross-country packed in ice. kitchenproject.com/histor…
The last meal of infamous Jayne Shirley MacMillen was: Coffee with milk and sugar, a vegetarian burger with avocado, tomato, and lettuce, french fries, raspberry cheesecake, a bottle of Alexander Keith's IPA, and a pack of cigarettes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Las…
Katie Morgan (The porn lady) entered the porn industry as a means to pay bail after being caught transporting 100lbs of god's lettuce en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kat…
You can smoke lettuce to get high. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lac…
Ancient Egyptians regarded lettuce as a sacred phallic symbol, both for its resemblance to a penis and the white substance that oozed from it. smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
The eight juices in V8 are tomato, spinach, celery, carrot, beet, lettuce, watercress and parsley. v8juice.com/Benefits_V8.a…
Today I learned of "Lactucarium" a substance secreted by lettuce which is called "Lettuce Opium" due to its similar effects en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lac…
Crisphead lettuce gained the name "Iceberg lettuce" in the US in the 1930s due to transporting them from the east to the west coast in train-wagons covered in crushed ice, making them look like icebergs. kitchenproject.com/histor…
80% of the WORLD'S lettuce comes from one town. Salinas, CA... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sal…
Ancient Egyptians cultivated a dandelion-type weed specifically for its leaves, beginning the domestication of lettuce. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let…
In the movies the loud, painful sounds of characters being punched and kicked come from things like cracking lettuce or punching a raw piece of meat sandiegoreader.com/news/2…
, Chipotle gives out free sides of lettuce if you ask for it. Enough to make your own salad if you're getting take out.
Anechoic chambers allow you to record the sound of a snail munching on lettuce and a centipede's footsteps youtube.com/watch?v=iv__9…
The eating of lettuce and butter beans is prohibited by the Yazidi faith. One scholar tied this to their history of persecution at the hands of Christians and other Muslim sects, which included an early Yazidi saint being executed and pelted with heads of lettuce by the enthusiastic crowd. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tab…
The Yazidi of northern Iraq consider eating lettuce taboo. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let…
The Egyptians thought that lettuce was a plant that help the god Min "perform the sexual act untiringly." m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lett…
You can keep lettuce fresh in water, like cut flowers. guardian.co.uk/environmen…

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