Popcorn was integral to early 16th century Aztec ceremonies. Young women would dance a popcorn dance, with popcorn garlands as thick as tassels of maize placed on their heads; and popcorn was used as a decoration for ceremonial headdresses, necklaces, and ornaments on statues of Aztec gods en.hopipopi.cz/about-popc…
Popcorn, being relatively inexpensive, became popular during the Great Depression. It became a source of income for many struggling farmers, including the Redenbacher family. In fact, when sugar was rationed during WWII, Americans ate three times as much popcorn as they had before. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
Annie Withey, of Annie’s Mac and Cheese, also came up with Smartfood white cheddar popcorn. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann…
In 19th-Century America, popcorn was eaten with milk and sweetener as a breakfast cereal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
During The Great Depression, crop prices dropped so much some farm families burnt corn instead of coal in their stoves because corn was cheaper. Sometimes the countryside smelled like popcorn from all the corn burning in the kitchen stoves. iowapbs.org/iowapathways/…
Leopard pee smells like buttered popcorn. wildlifeact.com/blog/the-…
Today I learned of β€œmovie day”, when Supreme Court Justices watched pornography while eating popcorn during the obscenity trials of the 1960s & 70s. corporate.findlaw.com/lit…
From the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian that Native Americans invented hockey, camouflage, sunscreen, and popcorn. go.si.edu/site/PageServer…
At the premiere of the Good Omens TV series, a front row seat was left empty in tribute to Terry Pratchett. His trademark scarf and hat were placed on it, and there was a bag of popcorn- Neil Gaiman said that Terry wanted to sit next to him and eat popcorn if an Omens movie ever happened. radiotimes.com/news/on-de…
Movie theatre popcorn is sold at a 1275% markup rd.com/advice/saving-mone…
In 1973 Orville Redenbacher appeared as a contest on To Tell the Truth. None of the celebrities were able to guess the real one from the two fakes, so they won $500, in addition to getting tons of publicity for his popcorn. historydaily.org/orville-…
The oldest known popcorn to date was found in New Mexico in 1948. The popped kernels are estimated to be around 5,600 years old. popcornforthepeople.com/b…
The Binturong AKA β€œThe Bearcat”’s urine smells like buttered popcorn due to the chemical 2-AP which can also be found in freshly toasted bread and cooked rice. nationalgeographic.com/ne…
Microwave popcorn is a completely different type of popcorn from the popcorn sold as caramel corn. Microwave popcorn uses butterfly kernels, while caramel corn uses mushroom kernels. popcornopolis.com/blog/bu…
Buttered Popcorn is the most popular jelly bean flavor in America candystore.com/blog/facts…
The literal translation of β€œpopcorn” into Persian is β€œElephant’s Fart” awesomeinventions.com/fun…
In Colombia, dried ants replace popcorn as the typical movie theater snack. thedailymeal.com/travel/8…
There's a K-Pop group called Honey Popcorn made up of former porn stars. news.abs-cbn.com/entertai…
Apples originated in Kazakhstan and wild apples can taste like roses, strawberries, popcorn, anise, and many other flavors. 90% of modern apples can be traced back to 2 trees. davesgarden.com/guides/ar…
Act II popcorn was preceded by Act I, an early form of the same product that needed to be stored in the fridge because it contained real butter en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Act…
Popcorn used to be eaten with milk and sugar as a kind of breakfast cereal during the 1800s en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
Apples originated in Kazakhstan and wild apples can taste like roses, strawberries, popcorn, anise, and many other flavors. 90% of modern apples can be traced back to 2 trees. davesgarden.com/guides/ar…
Some early forms of corn were only edible as popcorn. The Aztecs were making popcorn from wild corn prior to making flour from corn. npr.org/sections/thesalt/…
Movie theater popcorn costs more per ounce than filet mignon in U.S.A. inquisitr.com/871573/movi…
Popcorn was the first food deliberately cooked with microwaves youtu.be/4h1ESUz2H3E?t=11…
The first food deliberately cooked in a microwave was popcorn. The second was an egg, which exploded in the face of one of the researchers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mic…
There are at least 7 kinds of popcorn. 4yellow, 1red, 1blue, 1purple. Mostly all shades of white. But only 1 is a different shape! thepioneerwoman.com/food-…
Movie theater Popcorn costs more per ounce than Fillet Mignon, the price of Popcorn is more than 1200% higher than its production costs. inquisitr.com/871573/movi…
Today I learned that popcorn is not the only grain or seed that pops. There are several others, most of which don't have the annoying hulls that get stuck in your teeth! bonappetit.com/test-kitch…
Today I learned of a disease known as 'popcorn lung.' A respiratory illness due to exposure to a chemical that flavors microwave popcorn. Before most companies removed this chemical, a man who ate two bags a day and inhaled the steam, sued a food company and was awarded $7 mil. theatlantic.com/health/ar…
A 'Bearcat' actually exists, and it smells like buttered popcorns. youtube.com/watch?v=8Tniy…
Popcorn was banned from movie theaters in the 1920's because of the noise it made while eating it smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
In 1970, Orville Redenbacher paid a marketing firm $13,000 to come up with a name for his fledgling popcorn company. Their advice was to call it "Orville Redenbacher's". nytimes.com/1995/09/20/ob…
Originally, movie theaters wanted nothing to do with popcorn, because they didn't want popcorn being ground into carpets and rugs. After sound was added to films in 1927, movies became more popular and the humble snack became the norm, so cinemas started selling it in their lobbies. smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
According to a report about movie theater popcorn by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, "A medium-size buttered popcorn contains more fat than a breakfast of bacon and eggs, a Big Mac and fries, and a steak dinner combined." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
There's a popcorn shop in Illinois that's 4 feet wide. littlepopcornstore.com/pa…
Popcorn became popular during the Great Depression because it was fairly inexpensive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
In 2003 a bill was signed to declare popcorn the official state snack food of Illinois because of an elementary school project nwitimes.com/news/local/p…
Movie theater popcorn costs more per ounce than filet mignon abcnews.go.com/Entertainm…
Imagineers use Smellitzer machines that pump scents through hidden vents in the park. Imagineers understood that scent is a strong trigger for memory, which helps us associate Disney World with childhood nostalgia, just by getting a whiff of popcorn. insider.com/disney-world-…
Popcorn pops because the water inside an unpoped kernel becomes steam. The pressure increases until it burst the hull, the hard shell of a popcorn kernel. childrensmuseum.org/blog/…
Movie popcorn costs more per ounce than Filet Mignon inquisitr.com/871573/movi…
Archeologists found that popcorn has been eaten by people since well before 3000 BCE en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
The term 'Frito Feet' refers to dogs paws that smell Like Corn Chips, Nuts, or Popcorn. thespruce.com/dog-paws-sm…
Popcorn is actually a specific type of corn and not just a method of preparation. popcorn.org/Different-Typ…
Unpopped popcorn is considered nonperishable and will last indefinitely if stored in ideal conditions. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
"Nearly all of the world's popcorn production is in the" United States of America, "with 25 states growing the crop. Over one fourth of the national production is in Nebraska, and Indiana produces only slightly less. Other major popcorn-producing states are Illinois, Ohio, and Missouri." specialcollections.nal.us…
Corn isn't the only grain that can be popped. Sorghum, amaranth, quinoa, as well as others can all be popped or puffed out. Popped sorghum is the most similar to popcorn, while being only slightly smaller. huffpost.com/entry/puffed…
Popcorn became popular during the Great Depression because it was fairly inexpensive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
There’s an animal native to Southeast Asia that smells like...popcorn. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bin…

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