The infamous Shirts against the Blouses basketball game in Chappelle’s Show actually happened and Prince was as good as Charlie Murphy says he was. Prince also had blueberry pancakes served after the game. esquire.com/entertainment…
The largest early map of the world dates back to 1587 and was created by Monti (Monte) and it includes unicorns, lizardmen, elephant carried by a dinosaur and a pancake shaped Japan. However, the position of the countries is highly accurate. davidrumsey.com/ll/thumbn…
The word pie chart in English is obviously pie chart, in French it's camembert cheese, in Chinese it is pancake, and in Italian it is cake. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pie…
The cover art for Prince's 2013 single "Breakfast Can Wait" was Dave Chappelle dressed as "Purple Rain" era Prince holding a plate of pancakes from a 2004 sketch. hollywoodreporter.com/liv…
Hotcakes (Γ  la "selling like hotcakes") are in fact pancakes; hotcakes and pancakes are synonymous... except in Japan where hotcakes are sweeter and lighter than pancakes. japantoday.com/category/f…
Hummingbirds get their iridescent colors from microscopic "air-filled pancakes" in their feathers. popsci.com/story/animals/…
When Prince released his single titled Breakfest Can Wait, he used a picture of comedian Dave Chapelle on the cover, who was dressed up as Prince serving pancakes, taken from the famous 2004 sketch on the Dave Chapelle Show. youtu.be/bCMthBc3zew
A Wyoming woman maintains and regularly uses a 122 year old sourdough starter to make pancakes. The starter is older than the state of Wyoming itself. trib.com/news/state-and-r…
The all-time number-one selling song in Japan is called "Oyoge! Taiyaki-kun" and refers to a fish-shaped pancake filled with bean paste en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oyo…
The Comstock Lode in Nevada was named for Henry β€œol’ Pancake” T.P. Comstock, a prospector who was among the first to lay claim to land where gold was found. Comstock sold his stake because of the blue sand that plagued the area and made mining difficult but it turned out to be pure silver ore bozemanmagazine.com/artic…
A 125-lb woman won the Wing Bowl XXII eating contest (record 363 chicken wings). The next day, she won the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival (5 lbs of bacon in 3 min) AFTER winning the IHOP Pancake Bowl (59 pancakes). The next day, she conquered the Adam Emenecker Challenge by eating 5 lbs of barbecue. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mol…
The BV-38 bomber in Raiders of the Lost Ark was not a real plane. Norman Reynolds extrapolated from a number of real designs, most notably the Horten Ho 229, Northrop N1M, and the Vought V-173, the U.S. Navy’s β€œFlying Pancake”. airspacemag.com/daily-pla…
Dustin Penner, a professional hockey player, hurt his back eating pancakes. thestar.com/sports/hockey…
Kansas is literally flatter than a pancake improbable.com/airchives/…
During WW2 a mix of high explosive and flour was given to guerrillas fighting the Japanese. Codenamed 'Aunt Jemima', it could be safely cooked into pancakes and eaten. Uneaten pancakes or unused dough could still be used later as explosives. 15 tons were used; the ruse was never discovered. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMX…
Kansas is actually flatter than a pancake improbable.com/airchives/…
The lyrics before the solo in Master of Puppets by Metallica was β€œfix me” and then is converted to β€œpancakes go!” because of a joke told by Charlie Benante of Anthrax antimusic.com/news/11/aug…
Today I learned of a 83 year old lady from Wyoming who maintains and regularly uses a 122 year old sourdough culture, she makes pancakes out of it. trib.com/news/state-and-r…
In Newfoundland Canada and in other parts of the world that they put money and other objects in their pancakes as part of a tradition called Shrove Tuesday heritage.nf.ca/articles/s…
That, statistically speaking, Kansas is actually FLATTER than a pancake. www2.ljworld.com/news/200…
Hanukah is celebrated by eating fried foods (such as latkes (potato pancakes), jelly doughnuts sufganiyot and Sephardic Bimuelos) to commemorate the importance of oil. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han…
Our Galaxy is flatter than a pancake youtu.be/q1ci-lQesks
When blown up to the same scales, Kansas is actually flatter than a pancake improbable.com/airchives/…
The State of Kansas is literally flatter than a pancake. improb.com/airchives/pape…
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…
The government of the American state of North Dakota owns a flour milling facility, the North Dakota Mill and Elevator Association, which makes its own flour, bread mix, and pancake mix, available for direct consumer purchase ndmill.com/index.cfm/abou…
The town where John Newton wrote amazing grace has been having a pancake race from the main street to his church every year for the last ~600 years olneypancakerace.org/panc…
Kansas is literally flatter than a pancake. theguardian.com/education…
There's an area of mathematics dedicated to flipping pancakes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan…
The towns of Liberal (Kansas) and Olney (UK) compete in an annual pancake race. the competitors must wear an apron, cap, and pancake in order to compete. visitolney.com/Pancake-Ra…
There is a Swedish folk tale about a living pancake who runs away from 7 starving children oaks.nvg.org/nofor1.html
During WWII, Chinese resistence fighters mixed high explosives into flour for smuggling. The flour could be used for pancakes and safely eaten. Uneaten pancakes could still be used as explosives. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oct…
Kansas is actually flatter than a pancake. improbable.com/airchives/…
Pancake Syndrome exists: anaphylaxis caused by oral mites in contaminated flour. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ora…
Man has eaten blood for centuries. A Halloween meal of real food that people still eat could consist of blood pancakes, blood sausage and blood soup with blood pudding for dessert. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blo…
Pancakes were considered religious and eaten in excess the Tuesday (Fat Tuesday) before Lent to use up all the eggs, milk and sugar before the 40 day fast. Also, women would run in a race to church while flipping pancakes in a pan. wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrove…
Aboit Operation Jemima, where US sent HMX in crates of Pancake flour, which could be baked and consumed to dispell suspicion. military-history.org/arti…
Bill Gates' only scientific paper ever was about sorting pancakes. npr.org/templates/story/s…
Today I learned of Maslenitsa, a week long Eastern Slavic holiday that consists of organized fist fights, dancing bears, effigy burning, and pancakes. npr.org/sections/thesalt/…
The towns of Liberal, Kansas and Olney, England both host an annual Pancake Day Race which coincides with the day before Lent. pancakeday.net/the-story
Both Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Futurama co-creator David X. Cohen have published academic papers on a mathematical problem called "pancake sorting" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan…
Due to a Trademark Dispute, the Burger King Franchise in Australia is named after a Pancake Mix en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hun…
Pancakes come in a spray can. batterblaster.com/
Daft Punk negotiated the TRON Legacy soundtrack over a pancake breakfast where they wore their trademark robot helmets musicradar.com/news/guita…
Quaker was initially opposed to sell Aunt Jemima pancake syrup. George Lois then made a survey asking people what brand of syrup they bought in the last year. 90 percent of the people circled Aunt Jemima's syrup that didn't exist yet, convincing Quaker to start selling Aunt Jemima's syrup. adweek.com/adfreak/george…
In the 1980s, Walgreens owned and operated a chain of casual family restaurants/pancake houses called Wag's. At the high-point it had over 100 locations. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wag…
In 1889, Quaker Oats started using stereotypical depictions of black women who served as maids and nannies to white families during and after slavery to sell pancake mix. gawker.com/397129/just-ho…
Chinese guerrillas during WWII were given bags of flour, mixed with the powdery white high explosive HMX, to bypass Japanese checkpoints. The resulting mixture could safely be cooked into pancakes and eaten. Leftover dough and pastries could still be used as explosives. Code name: "Aunt Jemima." military-history.org/arti…
Julia Child did *not* invent the "five second rule" in full, but she did once drop a potato pancake onto the counter and put it back in the pan, saying to the camera, "remember you are alone in the kitchen." snopes.com/radiotv/tv/jul…

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