Goats who misbehave are often forced to wear foam pool noodles to cover their horns. boredpanda.com/goat-horns…
A single spaghetti noodle is called a Spaghetto. In Italian, an β€œi” at the end is plural, and β€œo” is singular. This goes for other italian dishes too: panino, raviolo, fettucino, gnocco, etc. bonappetit.com/story/spag…
The wattana panich in Bangkok restaurant is serving a Thai beef noodle brew that has been simmering for 45 years. npr.org/sections/thesalt/…
The shape of Spaghetti-Os is actually a real type of pasta. It's not just an American invention. Its true name is Anelli and it's a traditional pasta variety. It even has a holiday on December 11th called National Noodle Ring Day. pastafits.org/pasta-shape…
Today I learned about Black Day, the anti-Valentine's Day, where S. Korean singles dress in black and gather together to eat dark colored food. Jajangmyeon, a savory black bean sauce over noodles, is the preferred dish for those resenting Valentine's to commiserate over. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Bill Irwin, the voice of the robot TARS from Christopher Nolan's INTERSTELLAR, was also the silent comedian Mr. Noodle from Elmo's World on "Sesame Street". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
Samsung - A leading technology company started out as trading company dealing in dried fish, locally grown groceries and noodles. wikipedia.org/wiki/Samsun…
The oldest continuously operating Chinese restaurant in the US is not in New York or San Francisco, but Butte, Montana. Pekin Noodle Parlor opened in 1911 and is still open today. mentalfloss.com/article/8…
Slurping your noodles serves a purpose. It cools off your food and develops the flavor. food-hacks.wonderhowto.co…
Yokohama and Osaka Ikeda have Cup Noodles museum dedicated to Momofuku Ando who invented chicken ramen, world's first instant noodles. cupnoodles-museum.jp/en/
Ramen noodles themselves are vegetarian, but the little seasoning packets are usually not. The one major exception to this rule is Top Ramen brand Oriental flavor, which contains no animal ingredients at all thespruceeats.com/are-ram…
In 1971 while on a trip to America, 61-year-old Instant-Ramen creator Momofuku Ando noticed Americans were breaking up the noodles, putting them into a cup, pouring in hot water, and eating it with a fork. This gave Ando the inspiration to create what we now know as Cup Noodles. cupnoodles-museum.jp/en/o…
ITT Tech was known for widespread grade inflation in order for students to receive more federal financial aid. In one instance, a student got a 100% on a computer forensics assignment by emailing the professor a noodle recipe. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ITT…
On August 25, 1958, Momofuku Ando invented the world's first instant noodles, β€œChicken Ramen,” after an entire year of research using common tools in a little shed he had built in his backyard in Ikeda-city, Osaka Prefecture. cupnoodles-museum.jp/en/o…
Wuhan's traditional dish is Hot dry noodles and it is also the most popular breakfast food. The summer time in Wuhan is extremely long, and the high temperature causes food's rapid deterioration. As a result, people added dietary alkali into noodles to avoid deterioration en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot…
One of the richest woman in China was born in extreme poverty in a remote mountain village. She got her wealth by selling her chili sauce, lao gan ma, which she originally made for her noodle stand. whatsonweibo.com/lao-gan-…
The popular Japanese dish ramen is actually Chinese and was introduced to Japan only 100 years ago; it was originally known as β€œshina soba”: shina for China, soba for the noodle dish already well established in Japanese cuisine. firstwefeast.com/eat/2014…
There was a traffic jam in China that started on August 13th 2010; it lasted two weeks, jammed traffic for over 100km and allowed drivers to move roughly 1km a day. It inspired people to sell noodles in the jam for 3x the normal price and bottled water for Β₯15, it normally sold for Β₯1. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chi…
The most popular prison currency is no longer cigarettes, but ramen noodles. bigthink.com/laurie-vazqu…
Because rice noodles are made with rice flour rather than wheat flour, they contain no gluten. This is important for people with celiac disease and gluten intolerance or allergy. The main health benefits of rice noodles are that they contain no gluten and are not made with eggs. healthyeating.sfgate.com/…
There was a trend in China where shoppers would relieve stress by crushing packets of cookies or instant noodles, causing losses for supermarket owners asiancorrespondent.com/20…
In Russia, flavored instant-mashed-potatoes in a cup are a popular snack, similar to instant ramen cup noodles in Japan and North America. 21food.com/products/mashe…
Death by black hole is called spaghettification. The tidal forces inside a black hole are so strong that they stretch your body into a long thin noodle of your composite atoms as you descend. inverse.com/article/42955…
Cup Noodles were invented after Momofuku Ando, the inventor of instant ramen, watched as American supermarket executives broke up his ramen to fit into styrofoam coffee cups, added boiling water & then proceeded to eat the ramen with forks. cupnoodles-museum.jp/en/y…
Today I learned that two men both claim to have invented the pool noodle in the 80s. Rick Koster and Steve Hartman both claim to have invented it and neither will budge from their claim. Neither man, however, has a patent. thestar.com/news/gta/2014…
The Inventor of Instant Ramen was inspired to create cup noodles in its present day form by observing Americans who broke instant noodles into halves and shoved them into mugs, pouring hot water and eating them with forks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mom…
The origin of the fortune cookie was disputed between a Japanese tea garden in SF and a noodle maker in LA. When the case reached the SF Court of Historical Review, a fortune cookie was brought as evidence. It read: "S.F. Judge who rules for L.A. Not Very Smart Cookie". The court decided on SF. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/For…
Laksa is a spicy noodle soup popular in Peranakan cuisine of SE Asia. Laksa consists of thick wheat noodles or rice vermicelli with chicken, prawn or fish, served in spicy soup based on either rich and spicy curry coconut milk or on sour asam. CNN Travel ranked 7th most delicious food in world en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lak…
Samsung originally sold noodles . It wasn't until 1970 that they started selling electronics. logoarena.com/blog/noodle…
A block of Ramen Noodles is 2 servings maruchan.com/products/ram…
Lasagna refers to a single noodle, and lasagne is the proper term for the layered dish. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Las…
According to a poll in the year 2000, the Japanese believe that their best invention of the 20th century was instant noodles. en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
Ramen noodles are now used more in bartering than tobacco products in prison. bbc.com/news/world-us-can…
In South Korea, there is a day called Black Day (April 14), where single people eat noodles to lament their loneliness. This is in opposition to Valentine's Day and White Day, the days for couples. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Bukkake is a type of noodle popular in Japan japancentre.com/en/recipe…
You're not supposed to heat up the styrofoam cup of noodles in the microwave when cooking because it releases more of the BPA chemical found in styrofoam. suffolktimes.timesreview.…
Popular animal renamings such as "danger noodle" and "trash panda" are actual formal literary devices known as "kennings" (which have existed since the days of the Norse Eddas) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken…
ITT Tech has been investigated for claims of widespread grade inflation. In one instance, a student got a 100% on a computer forensics assignment for turning in a noodle recipe. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ITT…
A hole-in-the-wall noodle shop offering dishes less than $1.50 earned a coveted Michelin Star. smh.com.au/articles/2009/…
The most complex character in the Chinese language takes 57 strokes to write. It is a noodle dish. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
Laija is an archaeological site in China that flooded approximately 4,000 years ago. There, excavators found what they believe to be the world's oldest noodles. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/scien…
In In 2011, several remarkably expensive bowls of pho (Vietnamese noodle soup) were auctioned off for charity. "AnQi Phở" was prepared with type A5-Wagyu beef, white truffles, precious foie gras broth, and perfectly manicured noodles made of rare blue lobster meat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pho
The cheapest Michelin Star rated Restaurant in the world is the "HK Soya Sauce Chicken, Rice & Noodle" food stand in Singapore, a single meal will cost you just $1.50 (USD). It was also the first-ever street food stand to receive a Michelin Star. youtube.com/watch?v=_1dBT…
Eating instant noodles two or more times a week has been associated with cardiometabolic syndrome, which raises a person's likelihood of developing heart disease sciencedaily.com/releases…
The official music video for Don't Worry Be Happy features Bill Irwin (famous comedic actor, Mr Noodle in Elmo's World, TARS in Interstellar) and Robin Williams youtube.com/watch?v=d-diB…
Scientifically chicken noodle soup helps relieve symptoms of the common cold. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1…
Campbells Chicken Noodle Soup has more sodium in a small can than most large bags of potato chips. pritikin.com/your-health/…
Researchers in South Korea studied 10,711 adults and found that women who ate instant noodles at least twice a week were 68 percent more likely to have metabolic syndrome. The effect was not apparent in men. well.blogs.nytimes.com/20…
In northern Sweden, people say 'yes' by just inhaling loudly like slurping a noodle. mirror.co.uk/news/weird-n…
Steve Hartman is credited as the inventor of the pool noodle, but Rick Koster insists he is. This disagreement stretches back to the 1980s pressreader.com/canada/st…
The most complex chinese character has 62 strokes and is called biΓ‘ng, a type of noodle dish. chinasimplified.com/2014/…
China accounts for nearly half the world consumption of instant noodles at 44% en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ins…
There is a thing called Black Day (April 14) in South Korea where the people who didn't receive anything on the equivalent of valentine's day eat black noodles and mourn being single. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Val…
That, in the late 1930s, Samsung started their first product line: noodles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam…
Those floppy advertising noodles at car dealerships are called "AirDancers" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air…
In Japan they eat Yakisoba sandwiches, a Japanese variant of fried noodles then served in a bun to eat like a hotdog en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yak…
According to a poll in the year 2000, the Japanese believe that their best invention of the 20th century was instant noodles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ins…
Prior to selling electronics, Samsung started out as a small trading company with forty employees. The business dealt with dried-fish, locally-grown groceries and noodles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam…
In Interstellar, the CASE and TARS robots were puppets worked by Elmo's Mr. Noodle, Bill Irwin resourcemagonline.com/201…
In Japan today there are over 35,000 ramen noodle restaurants that each pride themselves in their own ramen noodle recipe development. maruchan.com/ramen-histor…
The creator of instant noodles, Momofuku Ando, lived to be 96 years old, and credited his longevity to "playing golf and eating Chicken ramen almost every day." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mom…
Every package of Maruchan brand Ramen noodles sold in the U.S. is manufactured in the U.S. maruchan.com/our-products
Italians are "horrified" by the spaghetti bolognese served in the the rest of the world. The Italian original uses wider noodles than spaghetti, and the sauce only has meat, vegetables, wine, milk, and tomatoes; no oregano, basil, parsley, or garlic. atlasobscura.com/articles…
China consumes 42.5 billion packets of instant noodle per year. That's mean more than 100 million packs are eaten in each day nydailynews.com/life-styl…
Most Thai food is supposed to be eaten with a spoon, using a fork for assistance; only noodle dishes served in bowls get chopsticks (so noodle dishes on plates should be spoon fed as well) highheelgourmet.com/2013/…
Cup Noodles had an add in Time Square that had actual steam rising from the top of a cup. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cup…
When first invented, Instant Ramen Noodles were considered a luxury item, as fresh noodles were being sold for as low as 1/6 the price of instant noodles. nissinfoods.com/company/a…
All of the noodles in one package of Ramen would stretch to 51 meters. ramenlicious.com/encyclop…
In Italy, noodles predate tomato sauce by hundreds of years. Before the 17th and 18th centuries, Italians enjoyed pasta mainly with cheese, oils and anchovies. nellositaly.com/the-histo…
Prior to Samsung being the tech giant it is now, it used sell dried-fish and locally-grown groceries and made noodles en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam…
In South Korea, women give chocolate to men on February 14, and men give candy to women on March 14 (White Day). On April 14 (Black Day), those who did not receive anything on White Day eat black noodles and lament their 'single life'. smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
The inventor of the Pool Noodle's company makes 70% of all the pool noodles in North America which is roughly 800 truckloads per year! marketplace.org/topics/bu…
Today I learned of nagashi-sōmen, a style of serving Japanese sōmen noodles where the chef sends the cooked noodles downstream for the diners to grab and eat with chopsticks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C…
Certain establishments in Japan serve Flowing Noodles. These are cold noodles 🍜 that are sent down an open bamboo shoot running the length of the table. Customers must catch as much as they can to eat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C…
There was a PhD dissertation challenge, where PhD candidates had to use particular phrases in their dissertations. Past contests include "I smoke crack rocks" and "dirty old man." Winners received a paper certificate and a Ramen noodles box of their choice. phdchallenge.org/awards
In 2000, Japan named Instant Noodles their best invention of the 20th Century. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ins…
One of the main requirements during the design of the Honda Super Cub, the highest selling motor vehicle of all time, was that it must be able to be driven with one hand while carrying a tray of soba noodles in the other. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hon…
The voice of TARS (from Interstellar) is Mr. Noodle (from Sesame Street) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
The loveable "Mr. Noodles brother, Mister Noodle" from Sesame Street died in 2003 by complications from the AIDS virus en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mic…
Instead of using proper ingredients, cellophane noodles produced in Yantai China were whitened with lead based paint to reduce costs (2004) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cel…
Ducks shoot out their 20cm soft-noodle penis and have to navigate a corkscrew vagina. scienceblogs.com/notrocke…
In Thailand, Pad Thai is Considered to Be a Chinese Noodle Dish theatlantic.com/internati…
Today I learned of an ITT Tech student who handed in a noodle recipe in place of his homework. He received a score of 100%. web.archive.org/web/20110…
Noodle from Gorillaz is a global ambassador for Jaguar Racing foxsports.com/motor/story…
Sri Lankans have a recipe called Kottu which is basically a stir fry made with chopped up roti bread instead of rice or noodles. sbs.com.au/food/recipes/s…
Maruchan Ramen, the ramen company, produces so much ramen noodles in a year, that if they were laid end to end they would stretch from here to Mars and back en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/M…
The Asian noodle restaurant chain Wagamama means selfish or self-indulgent in Japanese en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wag…
Bill Irwin, AKA Mr. Noodle on Sesame Street, is a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship Genius Grant. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
Ramen noodles are known as an "inferior good"; consumption decreases as income increases. blogs.lawrence.edu/econom…
There is a World Instant Noodles Association, the Headquarters of which is the Instant Ramen Museum instantnoodles.org/en/
In 2010, there was a Christmas Dinner flavour Pot Noodle, called a "Pot Noeldle" potnoodle.com/our-story
In Japan, slurping your noodles and soup is considered good manners. It is taken as a compliment. japan-guide.com/e/e2005.h…
The French expression "my butt has noodles around it" means "I'm lucky" fluentu.com/french/blog/e…
Packages of Top Ramen noodles actually contain two servings, each a half block of noodles and a teaspoon of the seasoning. nissinfoods.com/Nutrition…
Samsung was formed in 1938 as a company selling noodles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam…
Hayao Miyazaki would personally cook ramen noodles for his animators at Studio Ghibli to keep his staff happy. youtube.com/watch?v=0BPTN…
The difference between Chow Mein's and Chow Fun's noodles is that Mein's is made of wheat, while Fun's is made out of rice. chinesefood-eye.com/info_…
Traditional Shirataki noodles have 0 calories because they are made of indigestible fiber en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shi…
Noodles, guitarist for The Offspring was once stabbed in the shoulder by a skinhead at a show, and another skinhead later threw a molotov cocktail at his head, catching his hair on fire. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noo…

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