In Adnyamathanha mythology, the sun is believed to be a malevolent, man-eating goddess called Bila, and that sunlight is the result of the enormous cooking fire she uses to roast entire villages worth of people at once en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
The name of the chain "Arby's" stands for "R.B."; however, it wasn't named for "Roast Beef", but rather for "Raffle Brothers", the founders of the Arby's chain. youtube.com/watch?v=f3wT2…
Iridescent colors, or "beef rainbows", appearing on the surface of your sliced roast beef does NOT mean the meat has gone bad. It's caused by diffraction grating, which is the same thing that causes rainbows to appear on CD/DVD. theatlantic.com/health/ar…
Arby's doesn't stand for "Roast Beef," but for the cofounders, the Raffel Brothers arbys.com/faq/
Coffee is roasted until it "cracks." First crack (about 385 Β°F) = light roast, second crack (about 435 Β°F) = dark roast. If roasted past the second crack, the beans will fully carbonize and may combust. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cof…
Dark roast coffee actually has less caffeine than light roast coffee (per scoop) due to the roasting process it goes through. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cof…
Coke is made by heating coal without air, akin to making charcoal from wood. The earliest evidence of it is in 4th century China for heating and cooking. It has been used to roast materials for beer and whiskey in Great Britain dating back to the 1600s, and was fuel for early steam trains. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cok…
Light roast coffee has MORE caffeine than darker roasts uk.businessinsider.com/li…
Martha Stewart got high with Snoop Dogg at the Comedy Central roast of Justin Bieber. usmagazine.com/celebrity-…
Dark roast coffee actually has less caffeine than light roasts en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cof…
Japanese honey bees fend against hornets by smothering it in a ball, create heat from vibrating their wings and roast it till death. youtu.be/44lc2q8cuL8?t=51…
Blonde or light roasts have more caffiene than dark roasts coffeecrossroads.com
Britain's oldest Turkey is named "Dinner" despite dodging the Christmas roast for 16 years mirror.co.uk/news/weird-n…
Coffee loses caffeine as it roasted, so a dark, "bold" cup of coffee actually has less caffeine than a lighter roast. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cof…
Frequent Comedy Central Roast guest and standup comedian Greg Giraldo was planning on being a lawyer before becoming a standup comedian and even got a law degree from Harvard Law in 1990. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gre…
Ronald Reagan roasted Franked Sinatra on Dean Martin's Celebrity Roast in 1978 youtu.be/viDnOz12BFM?t=55…
Bach dedicated one of his cantatas to coffee, which tells a story of a father who does not allow his daughter to drink coffee, and includes lyrics "If I couldn't, three times a day, be allowed to drink my little cup of coffee, in my anguish I will turn into a shriveled-up roast goat." emmanuelmusic.org/notes_t…
Coffee loses caffeine as it roasted, so a dark, "bold" cup of coffee actually has less caffeine than a lighter roast. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cof…
In 1993, during a Friar's Club roast of Whoopi Goldberg, her then-boyfriend Ted Danson appeared in 'black-face' and began telling racially charged jokes. Whoopi came to his defense because she infact wrote much of the material and even referred him to the makeup artist. nytimes.com/1993/10/14/ga…
For many years Lawry's restaurant in Beverly Hills, where the famous seasoned salt developed, only offered a single entree on its menu: standing rib roast. It now offers lobster tails and vegetarian options. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law…
Arby's isn't named after the RB in Roast Beef, but rather the initials of the Raffel Brothers (R.B.) who founded the franchise. arbys.com/faq/
KFC in the early 70's had a spin off chain for roast beef sandwiches called 'Kentucky Beef'. youtube.com/watch?v=MBug-…
A market hog with a live weight of 250 pounds will typically yield 88.6 pounds of lean meat. This lean meat consists of an average of 21 percent ham, 20.3 percent loin, 13.9 percent belly, 3 percent spareribs, 7.3 percent Boston butt roast and blade steaks, and 10.3 percent picnic. thebalance.com/lean-hogs-…
A comedian did come close to actually dying on stage. Harry Einstein, father of Albert Brooks and Bob Einstein (Super Dave Osborne), finished his monologue at a roast for Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz and quickly developed heart problems. Doctors worked on him backstage but he died hours later en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
In 1812, Grimod de la ReyniΓ¨re, the world's first restaurant critic, put out a recipe for the rΓ΄ti sans pareil, or roast without equal. It was a 17-bird version of the turducken, though no record exists of whether it was actually made. npr.org/sections/thesalt/…
Light roast coffee typically has more caffeine than dark roast coffee wholebeanroasting.com/ins…
KFC use to have a spin-off restaurant called "Kentucky Roast Beef". (This one was in Bellevue, WA.) bellevuereporter.com/comm…
In 1955 USA used a nuke test to cook a roast beef to perfection, and it was eaten by the observers. youtube.com/watch?v=thPfj…
KFC once sold Kentucky Roast Beef. newyorker.com/magazine/19…
Arby’s is named after the acronym RB, which in fact stands for the initials of the creators of Arby’s rather than roast beef as popularly believed. funtrivia.com/askft/Quest…
Roast level of coffee has little to no effect on caffeine levels, but brewed coffee has significantly more caffeine per serving than traditional espresso. driftaway.coffee/caffeine…
A Comedy Central Roast has been planned and cancelled for Kid Rock twice, both times because Comedy Central refused to accommodate Kid Rock's request that they be filmed in his home city of Detroit. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Com…
'The Roast of Chevy Chase' (2002) was so unusually mean, that Comedy Central has promised to never re-air it ew.com/ew/article/0,,6762…
Singer/Songwriter Neil Young accidentally gave a group of children a case of poison oak at his annual birthday celebration by having the children roast marshmallows on the poisonous tree's branches (which he had gathered himself). thedailybeast.com/article…
In reply to being called frogs by the British, the French came up with their own food-based humorous ethnic slur for the Brits: rosbifs, in an attempt to mock the UK's fondness for roast beef. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_ne…
Today I learned of William Buckland, an English paleontologist who 'insisted on dining on everything', including roast hedgehog, potted ostrich, panthers, porpoises, puppies, and - his greatest achievement by far - the heart of King Louis XIV. bestcollegereviews.org/10…
:The "Glen Beck raped and killed a girl in 1990" is based on Gilbert Gottfried's bit at Comedy Central's roast of Bob Saget. comedycentral.com/videos/…
Chevy Chase's roast was so mean Comedy Central never re-aired it slate.com/articles/arts/t…
British potato chips/crisps come in flavors such as Haggis & Cracked Pepper, Roast Ox, and Prawn Cocktail bbcamerica.com/anglopheni…
The light roast coffee has more caffeine than the dark roast. m.huffpost.com/us/entry/3…
The notion that dark roast coffee contains more caffeine than light or medium roasts is false, and in fact, the opposite is true. cafealtura.com/roast-inte…
It's a myth that light roast coffee has more caffeine than dark. mrcoffee.com/blog/archive…
One of the first commercially available microwave ovens, the Amana Radarange, was demonstrated to roast a chicken in 9 minutes, bake an apple pie in 6 minutes and cook steaks in 1 minute. The ovens were initially too large and expensive for home use and did not sell well until the mid 60's. rfcafe.com/references/pop…
Comedian Albert Brooks's real name is Albert Einstein. His father was radio comedian Parkyakarkas, who died on stage at a roast for Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
There is an animal that poops out coffee beans which humans then pay top dollar to roast and drink. sierraclub.typepad.com/gr…
Today I learned of the claimed dish of a Bedouin wedding. A whole roast camel, consisting of eggs stuffed in fish, stuffed in chickens, stuffed in a lamb, stuffed in a camel. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Who…
JS Bach wrote a cantata extolling the virtues of coffee. Lyrics include, "If I can't drink my bowl of coffee three times daily, then in my torment, I will shrivel up like a piece of roast goat." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cof…
The rainbow-like iridescence sometimes seen on roast beef does NOT mean it is bad meat. barfblog.com/2010/01/myst…
Rougher ground coffee and light roast coffee each have greater amounts of caffeine per cup than smooth ground beans or dark roast. npr.org/templates/story/s…
Barry Humphries once placed a roast dinner and glass of champagne in a rubbish bin. When there were many people around, Humphries approached the group as a tramp. Much to the people's amazement, he walked to the bin, opened the lid and then lifted the dinner and drank from the glass. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar…
When there is only one bean in a coffee berry (where there is normally 2) it is known as a peaberry and roasts better than a normal coffee bean, yielding a better flavor of coffee. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/P…
There is more caffeine in light roast coffee than dark roast en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/C…
In 1979, NBC aired a variety special β€œroast” of Justice League heroes which featured a wise cracking African American Super Hero known as β€œGhetto Man”. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leg…
Ted Danson appeared in blackface and used the n-word over a dozen times at the roast of Whoopi Goldberg (whom he was dating at the time). splitsider.com/2011/06/th…
Gilbert Gottfried, performing in New York City at the roast of Hugh Hefner, joked that he intended to catch a plane out to LA afterwards, but could not book a direct flight because "they said they have to stop at the Empire State Building first." This was 3 weeks after 9/11 lasvegassun.com/blogs/kat…
"Arbies" is a different spelling of "RB's or "Roast Beefs"

My mom pointed this out to me today and my mine mind was blown

There was a "Roast of Betty White" over 35 years ago! youtube.com/watch?v=e7KfC…
At the roast of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnez, Albert Brooks' father died on stage. When Milton Berle asked if there was a doctor in the house, everyone just laughed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
Bob Einstein (Marty Funkhouser on Curb Your Enthusiasm) & Albert Brooks's dad, Harry Einstein, died of a heart attack on stage at a Friar's Club Roast of Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz. He slumped over onto Milton Berle, who asked for a doctor, which the audience initially thought was a joke news.google.com/newspaper…
Today I learned of CafΓ© de L’Ambre in Ginza, Tokyo, a shop specializing in coffee brewed from aged coffee beans. The shop is run by a 100 year old man who still roasts the beans himself. nytimes.com/2009/07/12/tr…
There is a comic called the "Fantastic Four Roast" which is an entire issue about all of the Marvel heroes gathering together for dinner to make fun of the Fantastic Four. arousinggrammar.com/2014/…
Kanzi, a Bonobo, requested (through sign language) matches in order to roast marshmallows. He also was capable of playing Pac-Man. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ape…
There is a story where Deadpool gets the Infinity Gauntlet and assembles the entire Marvel Universe for a Roast. marvel.com/news/comics/24…
In 1993 Ted Danson wore blackface and used the N-word in racist jokes at a roast for Whoopi Goldberg, his then-girlfriend rogerebert.com/rogers-jou…
Japanese honey bees will roast enemies alive if they are threatened. youtube.com/watch?v=R5QxU…
The R-B in Arby's doesn't stand for Roast Beef, it's short for Raffel Brothers, the restaurant's founders. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arb…
Comedian Harry Parke, father of Albert Brooks and Super Dave Osbourne, died on stage at the Friar's Club roast of Lucy and Desi. He landed in Milton Berle's lap en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
In the Middle Ages, chefs would sew together a pig and a capon (rooster) and roast it. godecookery.com/cocken/co…
Bees will raise their collective body temperature to 'roast' invading hornets! youtube.com/watch?v=K6m40…
There used to be a "Kentucky Roast Beef" chain en.wikipedia.org/wiki/His…
Lighter roast coffees contain more caffeine than Darker/bold Roast huffingtonpost.com/2013/0…
During a Dean Martin roast, Martin introduced Dionne Warwick saying that she’s become so successful that she now owns a big plantation in the South where she pays β€œwhite people” to pick β€œcolored cotton" beyondmediaonline.com/the…
Dark roast coffee actually contains less caffeine than lighter roast coffees huffingtonpost.com/2013/0…
Dark roast coffee is easier on the stomach and has less caffeine than lighter coffees. wired.com/wiredscience/20…
Light roast coffee has more caffeine than dark roast coffee coffeecrossroads.com/coff…
Mike the headless chicken survived for 18 months all because the owner's mother-in-law enjoyed roast chicken neck. miketheheadlesschicken.or…
Mild or medium roast coffee contains more caffeine than dark roast baristajoe.com/post/13511…
The "roti sans pareil" roast contains 16 turducken-style nested birds. urbandiner.ca/2010/08/12/…
Albert Einstein had a cousin who was a movie comedian often credited on screen as "Parkayakarkas" and who died during a Friar's Club roast. projects.latimes.com/holl…
Arby's=R.B. does in fact NOT stand for roast beef, but for the founders: the Raffel Brothers arbys.com/faq.html
During Denis Leary's roast, comedian Lenny Clarke, a friend of Leary's, said there was a carton of cigarettes backstage from Bill Hicks with the message, "Wish I had gotten these to you sooner." This joke was cut from the final broadcast. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Com…
Dark roast coffee has LESS caffeine than light roast coffee (at least when measured by volume) coffeefaq.com/site/node/1…
A peaberry happens when only one of the two coffee seeds is fertilized and is reputed to roast better than normal coffee beans. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pea…
Arby's, which stands for R.B., the initials of Raffel Brothers, but many customers might think the initials stand for roast beef arbysdayton.com/history/
In the 70's a live action roast of DC superheroes hosted by Ed McMahon featured a hero named "Ghetto Man" youtube.com/watch?v=o2Dv8…
Roast turkey was the first meal ever eaten on the Moon, consumed by Niel Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. funnyjunk.com/funny_pictu…
In the 70's, writers of the Batman TV spin-off show, Legends of Superheros, thought it would be a great idea if they could roast Batman and his friends. I guess they thought they needed to reach an "urban" demographic. So, who did they get to Roast him? Introducing: Ghetto Man. youtube.com/watch?v=o2Dv8…
The name "Arby's" stands for that letters "R. B." AND it does not mean "Roast Beef" arbys.com/about.html

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