Oscar Wilde had a pet lobster and used to take it for walks on campus. thelink.harding.edu/the-b…
Jean-Paul Sartre, Nobel prize winning philosopher, suffered a bad trip after using Mescaline, in which he thought he was menaced by sea creatures. For years following this, he consistently believed that he was being followed by lobsters. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mes…
Lobsters pee from their face and will squirt pee at each other to communicate. galleries.neaq.org/2012/1…
The Lobster body plan represent the intermediate evolutionary development between shrimp and crabs. Shrimps evolved into lobsters, lobsters evolved into crabs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shr…
Lobsters don't age the way other living creatures doβ€”they don't lower their reproductive ability, slow their metabolism, or decrease in strength. Because of their molting process, it is difficult to determine their actual ages. They continue growing larger with each molt until they die. smithsonianmag.com/scienc…
Today I learned about research in Australia around making stronger concrete by studying lobster shells rmit.edu.au/news/all-news…
There is a mushroom called β€œChicken of the Woods.” It taste like chicken to some but to others it taste like crab or lobster. mushroom-appreciation.com…
A Connecticut man purchased a 17 lb lobster named "Lucky Larry" from a restaurant & released him into an undisclosed location in Long Island Sound likely not to be dragged by fishermen. Based on Larry's size, he's estimated to be about 80 years old. nydailynews.com/news/nati…
A dutch chef has created one of the most expensive burgers in the world with wagyu beef, lobster and the bun covered in 24-karat gold. foodandwine.com/news/dutc…
Pill Bugs are not insects but land crustaceans related to lobsters and shrimp. They breathe through gills, can drink through their anus, and excrete gas through their exoskeleton instead of urinating. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
The restaurant chain Red Lobster once lost over $3 million during an "endless crab" promotion because an executive underestimated how much people could eat. nypost.com/2003/09/26/end…
The oldest lobster ever caught was estimated to be 140 years old, also as lobsters age, they tend to grow bigger and heavier. The 140-year-old lobster weighed 44 pounds. oldest.org/animals/lobste…
Lobster was a throwaway food in Colonial England. pri.org/stories/2014-09-0…
In 1938, at the age of the 19, the eventual founder of Red Lobster Bill Darden opened a diner named the Green Frog and defied the laws of the southern state Georgia by refusing to segregate customers based on race. thebalancesmb.com/bill-da…
Lobsters pee out of their faces from urine-releasing nozzles under their eyes. They do this as a form of communication, either when fighting or mating. huffpost.com/entry/facts-…
Today I learned of Grady β€œLobster Boy” Stiles, a carnival performer born with a genetic condition that fused his hands & feet into claws. He murdered his son-in-law-to-be on the night before his wedding; he got house arrest because no prison could accommodate him. He was shot and killed for abusing his wife. wikipedia.org/wiki/Grady_…
Lobsters have the enzyme called "telomerase" which stops DNA strands called "telomeres" from damage as new cells are made. Other organisms' telomeres erode with age, but lobsters can theoretically live forever, because their ability to create perfect copies of cells never erodes. telegraph.co.uk/news/ukne…
Lobsters can live for a very, very long time given the right conditions and will continue to grow in size until their last molt. smithsonianmag.com/scienc…
There are lobsters rarer than blue colored ones which appear at a rate of about one in every two million lobsters. Yellow lobsters have a 1 in 30 million chance of being born, and even rarer than that white lobsters have odds around one in 100 million of being born. mlcalliance.org/all-about…
Lobsters pee from their faces to communicate with each other. In addition, they have two stomachs(one in the head that apparently has teeth), the female sheds their shell to mate, and they can detach one of their limbs in an emergency. huffpost.com/entry/facts-…
Lobster used to be Peasant Food until the Mid 1800's because trains and Canned Lobster made it more available thus driving up the price and making it a delicacy businessinsider.com/the-h…
Today I learned of a unique species of lobsters that are not only coloured differently, but half of their body is male and half of it is female - they are called "gynandromorphs" researchgate.net/figure/G…
France and Brazil had a "war" over lobsters en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lob…
Adolf Frederick, a former king of Sweden, died after gorging on lobster, caviar, sauerkraut, and 14 servings of semla, a Swedish pastry, served in bowls of warm milk. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ado…
Lobsters have evolved to pee at each other to express sexual interest, and like to pee during sex. This process begins with the female basically drugging the male with her own urine. nationalgeographic.com/ma…
A study of spiny lobsters showed they avoid others who've contracted an infectious disease called PaV1 that is transmitted by physical contact and which has a steady 7% infection rate in Florida waters. Spiny lobsters are very social and share communal dens but will shun infected individuals. odu.edu/news/2014/4/butle…
Lobsters do not die due to aging. They become stronger and more fertile with age due to the presence of enzyme telomerase which tepairs DNA sequence. diffen.com/difference/Cra…
The underbelly membrane of lobsters is the toughest material of all natural hydrogels, including collagen, animal skins, and natural rubber. The membrane is about as strong as industrial rubber composites, such as those used to make car tires, garden hoses, and conveyor belts. phys.org/news/2019-02-lob…
A French writer had a pet lobster he would take for walks in Paris. He used a blue silk ribbon as a leash. He called them β€œpeaceful, serious creatures” and that they didn’t β€œbark” or β€œgnaw upon one's monadic privacy” like dogs did. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GΓ©r…
In the 1970s food advertising started moving, which is why we see all the fancy tricks: shrimp doing flips, apples sliced in mid air, lobster claws cracking in slow-motion, french fries bouncing across a table. Because of Elbert Budin. newyorker.com/culture/ric…
Colombian drug smugglers often dump their illicit cocaine cargo when confronted by law enforcement. Lobster fishermen in Nicaragua's Mosquito coast often end up recovering the cocaine, calling it "white lobster". theguardian.com/world/200…
Lobsters communicate by urinating on each other. animals.howstuffworks.com…
Lobsters are notorious cannibals, one of the reason it's hard to have lobster farms npr.org/sections/thesalt/…
The sounds some lobsters make when boiling are not their screams, but rather the sounds of air escaping small crevices in their body. Lobsters don’t even have vocal chords. oureverydaylife.com/do-lo…
Today I learned about β€œThe King who ate himself to death”- King Adolf Frederick of Sweden died after eating a meal consisting of lobster, caviar, sauerkraut, kippers and champagne, which was topped off with 14 servings of his favourite dessert: hetvΓ€gg made of semla and served in a bowl of hot milk. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ado…
Lobster roe turns bright red when cooked hence known as Lobster Coral youtu.be/PKz70B4O4ig
Lobsters communicate by peeing out of their faces. indianapublicmedia.org/am…
In 1982, half a million calls were made in 30 minutes to decide the fate of Larry the Lobster, a character of a Saturday Night Live skit. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lar…
Albino Lobsters are so rare, that they are believed to be 1 in 100 million. coastalliving.com/food/tr…
In 1996, Mary Tyler Moore offered a restaurant $1,000 to sell her a 65 year-old lobster so she could return it to the wild. Rush Limbaugh then offered $2,000 to eat the lobster. The restaurant denied both offers and kept the lobster as a mascot. articles.philly.com/1996-…
Wild salmon flesh is red because of pigments in the krill they eat. It is the same pigment that turns lobsters and flamingos red/pink. If this is not supplemented in farmed salmon, their flesh will be the normal grey of other fish. This is why farmed salmon says, "color added". food-info.net/uk/qa/qa-fp…
Commercial lobstermen make a v-notch in the tail flippers of egg-bearing female lobsters they encounter while fishing as a means to identify and protect a known breeder in the population from harvest. eregulations.com/massachu…
Lobster’s brain is located in its throat, nervous system in abdomen, teeth in stomach and kidneys in head, hears using its legs, tastes with its feet, and tends to favor one front limb meaning they can be right-clawed or left-clawed history.com/news/a-taste-…
Lobsters cannot die of old age brobible.com/culture/arti…
Barnacles are animals related to crabs and lobsters. They have the largest penis to body size ratio of the animal kingdom. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar…
Seafood harvested or processed by slaves was making it into the supply chains of major U.S. retailers like Walmart, Kroger, Safeway and restaurants like Red Lobster. Slavery is rampant in the fishing industry. npr.org/sections/thesalt/…
Red Lobster has their own credit union! redlobstercu.com/
A lobster's brain is located in its throat, its nervous system in its abdomen, its teeth in its stomach and its kidneys in its head. It also hears using its legs, tastes with its feet, and tends to favor one front limb, meaning they can be right-clawed or left-clawed. history.com/news/a-taste-…
Lobsters were routinely fed to prisoners, apprentices, slaves and children during the colonial era and was known as the poor man's protein. history.com/news/a-taste-…
In 1979, two men arrived at a sheriff's office claiming to have been abducted by aliens with lobster-claw hands. Left alone in a room with a secret recording device to expose their lie, they instead continued to talk in "terribly distressed" voices about the abduction. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pas…

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