Peanuts start out as flowers above ground. They then wilt, and the remaining peg goes back into the ground and turns into a peanut. auntrubyspeanuts.com/howg…
Bananas coated in mayo and rolled in crushed peanuts are a holiday tradition in Kentucky wfpl.org/bananas-peanuts-…
The Little Red-Haired Girl, the object of Charlie Brown's affection, was based on a woman named Donna who Charles Schultz loved in his youth. Schultz proposed to her but she chose another man. Many Peanuts strips where characters discuss love are based on dates Schultz and Donna went on. vanityfair.com/hollywood/…
Chrysler made a car with a turbine engine that could run on everything from perfume to peanut oil. The President of Mexico fueled one with Tequila. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chr…
A peanut allergy treatment was released as an FDA-approved medication (Palforzia) earlier this year in 2020, targeted toward youths age 4-17. fda.gov/news-events/press…
Early in his career, H.B. Reese, inventor of the Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, created two nearly identical candy bars. The "Lizzie Bar" was named after his oldest daughter and the "Johnny Bar" was named after his son. The only difference between the two was that the Johnny Bar had nuts. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._…
A Dutch start-up company have been able to start training wild crows so that they pick up cigarette butts and put them in bins for peanut as a reward. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
A study found after a 90 min. workout, athletes who ate organic peanut butter, Clif Shot Bloks, Cytomax powder, PowerBars, & Gatorade showed no difference in insulin, glucose, cholesterol, or triglyceride levels compared to athletes who ate hotcakes, OJ, a hash brown, a hamburger, fries, & Coke. realclearscience.com/jour…
Peanut butter is phosphorescent youtu.be/fUnSpEtnDNw
Reese’s was sued by consumers in the Eastern District of New York for deceiving customers by allowing them to believe White Reese’s where white chocolate but they contain no cocoa butter, a required ingredient for chocolate. They are peanut butter in solidified milk cream. confectionerynews.com/Art…
The peanut is a geocarpic plant. Meaning, after the peanut flower is fertilised, the plant shoves the fertilised ovary underground to develop into a peanut. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pea…
Some peanut butters contain xylitol, which is toxic to dogs. preventivevet.com/dogs/is…
In the 1960's, Chrysler created a car, the Chrysler Turbine, that could run on many alternate fuels, including: kerosene, jet fuel, perfume, tequila, peanut oil, soybean oil, and furnace oil! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chr…
The Charlie in the famous newspaper title "Charlie Hebdo" references Charlie Brown from the Peanuts cartoon. Hebdo is short for hebdomadaire, meaning weekly, in French cnn.com/2015/01/21/europe…
The Parliament of New Zealand keeps an official list of "unparliamentary language", that is, insults/obscenities its members have used through the years that were not considered appropriate, such as "His brains could revolve inside a peanut shell for a thousand years without touching the sides" parliament.nz/en/visit-an…
Today I learned about explosives. Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite. sprouts.com/healthy-livin…
In the early years of Charles Schulz' "Peanuts", there was once a character called Charlotte Braun, who was quickly dropped by a fan request. Upon receiving the message from that fan, Schulz wrote back that they would be responsible for the character's death and drew her with an axe on her head. historybyzim.com/2014/04/…
Scientists at the Bayerisches Geoinstitut in Germany have discovered that since peanut butter is so rich in carbon, it's possible to turn into diamonds. bbc.com/future/article/20…
Ancient Veggies Were Small, Unpalatable. Ancient tomatoes were the size of berries; potatoes were no bigger than peanuts. Corn was a wild grass, its tooth-cracking kernels borne in clusters as small as pencil erasers nationalgeographic.com/cu…
On 13 February 2000, the day after Charles M. Schulz's death, the last-ever new Peanuts strip ran in papers. Although Schulz did not draw any daily strips that ran past January 3, he had drawn five Sunday strips that had yet to run. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pea…
Today I learned about a vigilante from the 1970s who called himself captain sticky. He was a peanut butter and jelly themed crime fighter who had a car that squirted PB&J from the front that he would use to stop kids from stealing hub caps and making graffiti. He later started targeting shady businesses. nightflight.com/meet-capt…
Peanut Lolita was a 53-proof liqueur made from bourbon and peanuts and featured a belly dancer on its label. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pea…
The myth that elephants like eating peanuts comes from 19th century circuses and zoos that sold bags of peanuts for visitors to feed to the elephants and other animals. chocolatebar.com/elephant…
The average American will eat 2984 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches over the course of their lifetime! Stacked together, that is taller then the Statue of Liberty! nydailynews.com/life-styl…
In spite of $50 million in sales, the PB Max candy bar was discontinued in the 1990's because members of the Mars family didn't like peanut butter en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PB_…
For color blind people peanut butter looks green instead of brown enchroma.com/blogs/beyond…
Today I learned of the Ben & Jerry's-inspired porn parody series called "Ben & Cherry's". Ben & Jerry's sued for trademark infringement, and a federal judge ordered 10 Ben & Cherry's porn titles removed, including "Boston Cream Thighs" & "Peanut Butter D-Cups". latimes.com/business/la-f…
Charles Schulz, creator of the comic strip Peanuts, hated the name of his comic, which was chosen by his syndicate (he wanted to call it Li'l Folks). As a result, most Peanuts collections and animated specials, such as A Charlie Brown Christmas, don't actually use Peanuts in the title. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pea…
Elvis Presley flew from Memphis to Colorado to eat a deep fried sandwich which consisted of a whole loaf of Italian bread, a whole jar of jelly, a whole jar of peanut butter and a pound of bacon. https://www.westword.com/music/did-you-know-elvis-presley-once-flew-all-the-way-to-denver-in-p westword.com/music/did-yo…
Peanuts are actually not nuts. Instead, they are legumes. So they are closer botanically to peas, beans and chickpeas rather than to nuts like walnuts and almonds en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pea…
Today I learned the creator of Peanut Butter Jelly Time made another song called Milk & Cookies youtu.be/BXokI2SHy1M
Peanuts are a fruit, and the only fruit that grows underground (root fruit!) sciencing.com/fruits-vege…
The peanut butter jelly time guy died in a police shootout and was relatives with Snoop Dog. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buc…
One night at a hockey game in Canada, everyone was given a jar of peanut butter. After the home team blew an early lead and lost, the crowd started throwing the jars on the ice in frustration. One person didn’t throw far enough and hit someone else, and was charged with assault with a weapon. canlii.org/en/mb/mbca/doc…
Today I learned about the Elvis sandwich: peanut butter, jelly, and bacon on french bread messynessychic.com/2015/0…
Peanuts are one of the rare plants that sow their own seeds in a process called Geocarpy en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pea…
Today I learned of a 1960's "Panic" that teens were getting high off Peanut Butter and Mayo hoaxes.org/weblog/comment…
The classic Peanuts football gag ended on October 24, 1999. In the final strip, Rerun held the football instead of Lucy and whether or not Charlie Brown kicked the football was never revealed. peanuts.fandom.com/wiki/F…
Peanut butter was originally created for people in health spas and sanitariums as a protein rich food that didn't require chewing. Rich visitors popularized it amongst their friends and it was initially seen as luxury food. newyorker.com/books/page-…
Charles Schulz always disliked the title of Peanuts, which was given to his comic strip by the syndicate. In a 1987 interview, Schulz said of it: "It's totally ridiculous, has no meaning, is simply confusing, and has no dignityβ€”and I think my humor has dignity." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pea…
Mr. Peanut was created by grade schooler Antonio Gentile for a 1916 contest to design the company's brand icon. americanhistory.si.edu/bl…
Producer Lee Mendelson was working on a Peanuts special whenβ€”while driving over the Golden Gate Bridgeβ€”Vince Guaraldi's Cast Your Fate To The Wind came on the radio. He was so moved, he immediately booked lunch with Guaraldi & asked him to score the music for A Charlie Brown Christmas. pri.org/stories/2014-12-2…
Mr. Peanut is of British heritage and has the proper name of Bartholomew Richard Fitzgerald-Smythe. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mr.…
There was a special counsel appointed to investigate the finances of Jimmy Carter's family peanut business. After a year and a half the investigation concluded in a 239 page report that there was no evidence that Carter had done anything illegal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim…
A startup company is teaching crows to clean up cigarette butts for peanuts. digitaltrends.com/cool-te…
In the Peanuts cartoon the absence of adults and using a trombone to act as their voice was done to give Peanuts a unique point of view, bringing the comic down to the level of children, and not children from an adult's viewpoint. peanuts.fandom.com/wiki/A…
Highly refined peanut oil is safe to consume if you have a peanut allergy. Due to the protein that is removed in the refining process. acaai.org/resources/conne…
The singer of Peanut Butter Jelly Time dies in an 11 hour standoff during which time his brother in law, Snoop Dogg, attempted to calm him down and for him to surrender. wikipedia.org/wiki/Buckwh…
Dan Frost, a German man, discovered a way to turn peanut butter into diamonds by extracting the oxygen from the C02 leaving behind carbon that, under intense pressure, forms diamonds popularmechanics.com/scie…
Peanuts characters Snoopy and WoodstockΒ΄s fifty two year friendship began when Woodstock and his brother hatched from eggs in a nest that their mother made on top of SnoopyΒ΄s belly, a year later in 1967, Woodstock came back to perch on SnoopyΒ΄s nose, thus beginning their long fellowship. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woo…

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