Until 1885, vodka in Russia was usually only sold in buckets of 12.3 litres (13 quarts) macalester.edu/russian/ab…
Feb. 18 is Cow Milked While Flying in an Airplane Day. In 1930, the first cow flew in an airplane and was also milked on the flight. The 24 quarts of milk that the cow, Elm Farm Ollie, produced was packaged in paper cartons and parachuted to spectators, one rumoured to be Charles Lindbergh. squarecowmovers.com/elm-f…
The metric system is "the preferred system of weights and measures for U.S. trade and commerce" in the USA (Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988) and that US Customary Units (e.g. foot, mile, pound, quart) have actually been defined in terms of their metric counterparts since 1893. nist.gov/system/files/doc…
In the 19th century, profit-maximizing recipe used by milk producers was a pint of lukewarm water for every quart of milkβ€”after the cream was skimmed; To whiten the bluish liquid they added chalk and to replace skimmed-off layer of cream, they might add a final flourish of pureed calf brains theatlantic.com/magazine/…
In Halifax, Nova Scotia celebrations for the end of WWII descended into a 2 day riot as servicemen looted the city. A reporter compared the scene to "London after the Blitz". 65k quarts of liquor, 8k cases of beer, and 1.5k cases of wine were 'liberated'. 2 men died of alcohol poisoning. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hal…
A 19 year old man once nearly died from drinking a quart of Soy Sauce. He holds the record for highest blood sodium level ever measured without brain damage ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…
Hunter S. Thompson's breakfast consisted of - 4 Bloody Marys, 2grapefruits, a pot of coffee, Rangoon crΓͺpes, a 1/2 pound of either sausage, bacon, or corned-beef hash with diced chilies, a Spanish omelette or eggs Benedict, a quart of milk, a chopped lemon, 2 margaritas & 6 lines of cocaine theatlantic.com/entertain…
Nearly 70 years after Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona continues to leak up to 9 quarts of oil each day. history.com/news/5-facts-…
You produce an average of 1.5 quarts of mucus per day vox.com/2015/2/11/8013065…
Horseshoe Crab blood can cost up to $14k a quart. The chemicals in their blood are used to test dangerous bacteria in injectable drugs, implantable medical devices, and hospital instruments. businessinsider.com/why-h…
The USS Arizona, which was sunk at Pearl Harbor by the Japanese 73 years ago today, still leaks 2-9 quarts of oil each day. nps.gov/valr/faqs.htm
Horseshoe crabs have blue blood that is highly valued by the biotech industry and sells for $15,000 per quart (1 quart = roughly 1 liter). pbs.org/wnet/nature/episo…
The mouth produces over 25,000 quarts of saliva, over a lifetime, enough to fill two swimming pools mytempesmiles.com/mouth-p…
Stevie Ray Vaughan used 7(g) of coke and drank a quart of whiskey per day at the height of his abuse problems en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
US soldiers in WWII were promised a quart of icecream if they refrained from killing Japanese POWs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uni…
Your nose makes about a quart of mucus a day. kidshealth.org/en/kids/bo…
Too much soy sauce can kill you, due to the high levels of sodium found in it, although you would have to drink at least a quart to get sick. npr.org/sections/health-s…
The primitive immune system of a horseshoe crab makes them useful to humans. Every drug certified by the FDA must be tested using an extract from their blood cells. Their blood is worth ~$15,000 a quart. A horseshoe crab can be bled, returned to the ocean, and after time, can give blood again. horseshoecrab.org/poem/fe…
At the height of Stevie Ray Vaughan's drug and alcohol addiction, he snorted a quarter ounce of cocaine and drank a quart of whiskey a day. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
An alcoholic can actually die from withdrawal, known as Delirium Tremens where death occurs in 1% to 4% of cases--making alcoholism more dangerous to kick than cocaine addiction. Nicknames: barrel-fever, blue horrors, bottleache, elephants, gallon distemper, quart mania, and pink spiders. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Del…
After nearly 70 years, the USS Arizona leaks about 9 quarts of oil into Pearl Harbor each day. nps.gov/valr/faqs.htm
It takes about 10 gallons of sap to make just one quart of maple syrup. consumerreports.org/maple…
The cheapest Quarts watch is 10x more accurate than the most expensive mechanical watches. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wat…
An Iowa woman was ticketed for mailing her neighbor a quart of cow poop. The neighbors have had a running dispute over the woman's dog barking. freep.com/story/news/nati…
An average person produces about 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime, enough to fill two swimming pools. mytempesmiles.com/mouth-p…
In 1931 legendary wet-nurse Judith Waterford, on her 81st birthday, could still produce breast milk. In her prime she unfailingly produced two quarts (four pints or 2.3 litres) of breast milk a day. theguardian.com/society/2…
One Quart of Horseshoe crab blood, which is blue in colour, is worth $15,000 youtube.com/watch?v=e8KlA…
Horseshoe Crab blood is blue and a quart of it is worth around $15,000. youtube.com/watch?v=e8KlA…
George Washington insisted his continental army be permitted a quart of beer as part of their daily rations. sloshspot.com/blog/10-09-…
A ten-gallon hat holds only 3 quarts. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cow…
Horseshoe crab blood sells for $15,000 a quart in order to test medical equipment for bacterial contamination. pbs.org/wnet/nature/crash…
An average person produces about 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime, enough to fill two swimming pools. mytempesmiles.com/mouth-p…
If you drink a quart of soy sauce, you could go into a coma from hypernatremia. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…
A person of average weight would have to consume close to 2 quarts of tabasco sauce to be rendered unconscious. happynews.com/living/cook…
A typical adult human stomach will secrete about 1.5 liters (1.6 quarts) of gastric acid daily en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gas…
It takes 10 gallons of maple sap to make 1 quart of syrup.

Also learned that Maple syrup season exists only when temperatures stay between 20 and 40 degrees (F).My source for this information is my aunt who lives in Maine.

You can literally buy quarts of animal shit to send to people online. shitsenders.com/order/
Today I learned of a unique recording session with jazz saxophone virtuoso Charlie Parker, where he drank a quart of whiskey before heading into the studio. His performance was so bad that during one of his solos, his frustrated trumpet player shouted "BLOW!" to Parker. (at the 0:37 mark) youtube.com/watch?v=J0KeC…
Peter piper picked exactly 8 quarts when he picked a peck of peppers britannica.com/EBchecked/…
The foot, pound, and quart are all defined using metric units. nytimes.com/1996/06/04/sc…
In 1930 Elm Farm Ollie became the first cow to ever fly in an airplane. She produced 24 quarts of milk during the trip, which was packaged into paper cartons and parachute dropped to curious spectators below. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elm…
A person generates a quart of snot per day kidzworld.com/article/326…
1 quart of water + 1 quart of alcohol yields less than 2 quarts of 'vodka' en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eth…
A 10-gallon hat can hold 3 quarts of liquid stetsonhat.com/faqs.php
On any given day, you've got one to two quarts of mucus running down the back of your throat. health.howstuffworks.com/…
That 8 quarts of the presidents blood type is kept in the back of the presidential limousine, just in case en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pre…
When George Washington ran for the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1751, he purchased a quart of rum, wine, beer, and hard cider to give to each voter blog.constitutioncenter.o…

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