The use of Mustard Gas during WWI directly lead to the discovery of the first chemotherapy treatments for cancer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/His…
Today I learned about the Rawalpindi experiments. According to documents at the British National Archives in London, British army scientists and doctors tested the effects of mustard gas on over 500 Indian soldiers[3] over a ten-year period. Beginning in the early 1930s, scientists at Rawalpindi sent Indian sol en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raw…
β€œThe Mustards” family of plants (Brassicaceae) contain the following members (Genera), Mustard, Broccoli, Rapeseed (aka Canola), Horseradish, Cabbage, Bok Choy, Brussel Sprouts, Cauliflower, and Kale. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
Eye of Newt was just another name for mustard seed. people.howstuffworks.com/…
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…
Today I learned about the italian general Pietro Badoglio. He's responsible for the defeat of Caporetto in WWI; the use of mustard gas during the italian invasion of Ethiopia; the failed invasion of Greece, the "switch of side" and the triggering of the Italian Civil War during WWII. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pie…
The Beatles song 'Mean Mr. Mustard' was inspired by a Scotsman, John Mustard, who gave his wife only Β£1 in the year before they parted. Lennon read about in the Daily Mirror on June 7th 1967. beatlesbible.com/gallery/…
Saddam Hussein Carried Out a Chemical Attack Against the Kurdish People of Halabja, Iraq on March 16, 1988. A Lethal Mix of Mustard Gas, Sarin and a VX Nerve Agent Was Dropped on the Town, Killing 5000 People. globalr2p.org/publication…
Today I learned about Stubby, the most decorated American military dog. He located wounded soldiers on the battlefield, warned soldiers about incoming mustard gas attacks, and captured a German spy. By the end of the war, he had served in 17 battles and had been promoted to Sergeant. amhistory.si.edu/military…
The origins of Chemotherapy come from mustard gas during WWII when scientists realized that it damaged DNA and decreased the formation of blood cells by the bone marrow. They wondered if similar compounds would have a similar effect on cancer cell proliferation. And so Chemo was born. scienceblog.cancerresearc…
Sergeant Stubby, a stray dog found during military training in 1917, served with the 102nd Infantry Regiment in WWI, saving them repeatedly due to his ability to smell mustard gas at a distance. After the war, he became a celebrity, meeting three presidents and traveling around the country. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ser…
The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) says it is unacceptable to place ketchup on your hot dog after the age of 18. Mustard, relish, onions, cheese and chili are acceptable. hot-dog.org/culture/hot-d…
Nowadays, it’s rare to be served really hot mustard in restaurants, and mustard in jars and packets is rarely very spicy. The sinus-burning condiment once served at Chinese restaurants was just brown mustard seeds ground to a powder and mixed with a little water just before serving chowhound.com/food-news/1…
During the first World War approximately 500,000 cats were sent to the trenches and warships to control pests and to detect mustard gas. smithsonianmag.com/travel…
Because of its destruction of white blood cells, mustard gas which was first used to poison soldiers in WWI was later used as the first chemotherapy treatment on a cancer patient with advanced lymphoma. It’s modern derivative is still used to treat some cancers today. youtu.be/SODjt60zSY8
Belgium dumped 35,000 tons of unexploded WW1 ammo including mustard gas, half a mile of the popular beach of Knokke in the North Sea where it is now starting to leak flanderstoday.eu/first-wo…
"Eye of Newt" is not an actual eye, but an archaic name for mustard seed! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mus…
Chemotherapy was first theorized at Yale University after looking into the medical records of victims of mustard gas during World War I, while trying to develop an antidote for it if it was used during World War II. scienceblog.cancerresearc…
Kale, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, and kohlrabi were all selectively bred from the mustard plant. sites.google.com/site/sel…
Hitler's signature mustache was the result of an order to trim his large Prussian mustache to fit into gas masks used for British mustard gas in WW1. Hitler still got gassed and temporarily blinded in 1918 from the gas. telegraph.co.uk/news/worl…
Today I Learned Mustard Can Cure Hot Pepper Hands newlifeonahomestead.com/h…
Canada is the largest exporter of Mustard Seeds in the world. worldatlas.com/articles/t…
The Rawalpindi experiments involving use of mustard gas carried out by British military on Indian scientists soldiers carried out before and during WW2 at Rawalpindi. These experiments began in the early 1930s and lasted more than 10 years. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raw…
"eye of newt" in Macbeth is actually just an archaic term for mustard seed people.howstuffworks.com/…
Michael Jackson and Don Bluth were going to make an CGI animated movie called Strawberry Fields Forever. It would have characters 'Mr. Mustard' and 'The Walrus'. It got shelved after the surviving Beatles refused to allow their likeness to be used. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don…
Almost all wasabi sold in the US is just mustard and horseradish. mentalfloss.com/article/6…
Due to wasabi's high cost, most 'wasabi' is actually mixture of horseradish, mustard, starch and green food coloring. Www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wa…
The jail house remedy for heartburn is mustard. mediafamily.org/mustard-f…
In 1988, Saddam bombed his own people with mustard and sarin for "being Kurdish" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hal…
Haber Process feeds about a third of the population and won Fritz Haber a Nobel Prize.He also developed weaponized poison gases which include Mustard Gas.Soldiers affected by Mustard Gas had a low no. of immune cells.Doctors of Yale University proved that Mustard gas could kill Cancerous cells scienceblog.cancerresearc…
Today I learned of the word "eggcorn." It means a common spelling error that resembles a different word with a similar sound. Examples: "mute point," or "that doesn't pass mustard." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg…
The world most expensive mustard is sold 100$ per 100ml and is produced only 5 month a year. news.com.au/lifestyle/foo…
At Costcos in Korea diners have created a side dish mixing onions with ketchup and mustard. latimes.com/world/asia/la…
Wasabi is typically a mix of European horseradish, mustard, and food coloring as authentic wasabi loses flavor in 15 minutes cen.acs.org/articles/88/i…
A chemistry teacher from Ede, The Netherlands made mustard gas in his storage block β€œas a hobby” dutchnews.nl/news/archive…
Classic Yellow Mustard is one of (If not) the healthiest condiment in the world. isitbadforyou.com/questio…
:The U. S. Army secretly dumped 64 million pounds of nerve and mustard agents into the ocean, in at least 26 locations off both coasts - The Army can't say exactly where all the weapons were dumped because records are sketchy, missing or were destroyed. "It's a disaster looming β€” a time bomb" usatoday30.usatoday.com/n…
Chemotherapy was developed from mustard gas because scientists were familiar with it ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
"eye of newt" in Macbeth is just a term for mustard seed people.howstuffworks.com/…
MΓΆtley CrΓΌe’s rider includes a jar of Grey Poupon mustard. Once, in 1988, frontman Vince Neil found the 'wrong' brand of mustard backstage, lost his temper and threw the bottle at the wall. It bounced back and severed an artery in his thumb. noisey.vice.com/en_us/art…
Major James Robertson of Australian Army once stole one of the only 20 German tanks from no man's land, while being attacked by machine gun and mustard gas. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mep…
A form of mustard gas was used in the past as chemotherapy for cancer. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
Today I learned of Sgt. Stubby, a former stray who became the most decorated war dog of WW1. He participated in 17 battles on the Western Front, saved his regiment from mustard gas and artillery attacks, found and comforted wounded on no mans land, and received multiple medals including a wound stripe. wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergea…
Sergeant Stubby was the only war dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat in WWI. He saved his regiment from surprise mustard gas attacks, found and comforted the wounded, and even once caught a German spy by the seat of his pants, holding him there until American Soldiers found him en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ser…
The world’s most expensive hot dog is 18” long, on an herb/oil focaccia roll with truffle butter, and grilled. It’s topped with mustard, garlic/herb mayo, shallots, baby greens, bacon, tomato, moose cheese, cranberries, basil olive oil/pear-cranberry-coconut balsamic vinaigrette, and pepper. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot…
The US Army admits it secretly dumped 64 million pounds of nerve and mustard gas agent in the sea, along with 400,000 chemical-filled bombs, landmines and rockets, and more than 500 tons of radioactive waste. articles.latimes.com/2005…
Today I learned of Sergeant Stubby the most decorated dog of WWI & the only dog to be promoted by combat. He saved his regiment from mustard gas attacks comforted the wounded & notified his troop of oncoming artillery. After the war led parades across the country met 3 presidents & became a university mascot. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ser…
It is a war crime to use tear gas on the battle field. As a chemical weapon, its use is prohibited under the same treaties that outlaw the use of anthrax and mustard gas. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tea…
Today I learned about the Rawalpindi experiments where the British put Indian soldiers in gas chambers to know about the effects of mustard gas on humans en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raw…
During WWII, a US ship containing 120,000 pounds of mustard gas was destroyed, leaking the contents off the coast of Italy. Research of the affects of this tragedy lead to the development of Chemo drugs. fly.historicwings.com/201…

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