Vodka doesn't have to come from potatoes, it can be made from anything which will ferment. Even grass, or salmon and old newspapers. Vodka just needs to be a clear spirit distilled to 190 proof. mashed.com/227248/the-rea…
Salmon sushi is not a Japanese dish. It was created by the Norwegian salmon industry in the early nineties to sell Atlantic salmon to Japan. Because Pacific salmon is known to carry parasites, it took a decade for Japanese people to trust the dish. diggitmagazine.com/articl…
Farmed salmon is actually naturally white in color. It's reddish pink only because farmers add in a pigmenting compound to the fishes' food that changes the color of their flesh, which is more appealing to consumers. time.com/4790794/farmed-s…
Not all Atlantic salmon migrate to the ocean. Some only migrate to larger lakes and spend their entire life cycle in fresh water en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atl…
While bulking up on raw salmon, grizzly bears often become infected by tapeworms and expel them before hibernation, causing them to walk around with very long β€œtapeworms tails” coming out of their butts. microbiologynutsandbolts.…
Due to Japanese salmon having parasite in it, the Japanese always cooked their salmon. They only started eating salmon sushi in the 1990s after a decade long campaign by Norwegian Bjorn Eirik Olsen to convince the Japanese to eat it raw. japantimes.co.jp/life/201…
The first person who originally was on the $1 bill was Salmon P. Chase whom was the treasury secretary under Abraham Lincoln in 1863. home.treasury.gov/about/h…
Today I learned of Oymyakon - the coldest village on earth. The lowest temperature was recorded in January 1924 of βˆ’71.2 Β°C (βˆ’96.2 Β°F). It is known as "The Pole of the Cold". Food includes the frozen raw Arctic fish, white salmon, whitefish, frozen raw horse liver, but they are considered to be delicacies. cntraveler.com/story/this…
The Chehalis (Sts'Ailes) people of southwest Canada begin their count of months from the arrival of spawning chinook salmon (in Gregorian calendar October), and count 10 lunar months, leaving an uncounted period of around 70 days until the next chinook salmon run en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lun…
Salmon navigate by using the earth’s magnetic field like a compass to know where their home is when they return from the ocean usgs.gov/faqs/how-do-salm…
Salmon sushi is NOT a Japanese invention, but... Norwegian. npr.org/2015/09/18/441530…
There is a group of sea wolves on Vancouver Island that can swim for miles and 90% of their diet is seafood. They primarily eat salmon but also forage on barnacles, lams, herring eggs, seals, and river otters. nationalgeographic.com/ma…
Today I learned about Terry Grosz, a Fish & Game warden who would catch himself on finishing lines cast at night to stop the illegal fishing for salmon thisamericanlife.org/580/…
It was first assumed that the sharks in the freshwater Lake Nicaragua were an endemic species, but it was later observed that the sharks were able to jump up and down the rapids of the freshwater San Juan River (which connects Lake Nicaragua and the Caribbean Sea) like salmon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lak…
Bears get tapeworms from eating the salmon. They often extrude from the bear’s backside and can trail behind them for up ten feet. vice.com/en_us/article/d3…
Trees near rivers with salmon grow three times faster than trees without them - because bears leave their carcasses to decompose on the banks adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm…
National Dollar Day on August 8th commemorates the day Congress established the U.S. monetary system in 1786. In 1862, the United States printed its first dollar bill. It wasn’t George Washington face, The first dollar bill featured Salmon P. Chase, President Lincoln’s Secretary of Treasury. nationaldaycalendar.com/n…
Japan didn't start eating salmon until it was introduced to them by Norway in the 1980's norwayexports.no/norways-…
A Norway TV channel planned to show a reindeer migration nonstop in real time for 168 hours, using drones, antler-cams and snowmobiles. Previous "slow TV" included nonstop knitting, 18 hours of live salmon fishing, and hours of "firewood chopping" discussion followed by live footage of a fire. mnn.com/earth-matters/ani…
Japan's love of salmon as a sushi staple is a result of a successful Norwegian marketing campaign in 1986 japantimes.co.jp/life/201…
In Norse mythology, Thor once dressed as a bride and was presented to the giant thrym with loki as his bridesmaid. Thrym got a bit suspicious When Thor ate an entire ox, eight salmon, and many barrels of mead. norse-mythology.org/tales…
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara, intending to show how statistics can be used misleadingly, received statistically significant results when scanning a salmon with fMRI to show that it's brain responded differently to photos of different social situations. The salmon was dead. blogs.scientificamerican.…
Wild salmon flesh is red because of pigments in the krill they eat. It is the same pigment that turns lobsters and flamingos red/pink. If this is not supplemented in farmed salmon, their flesh will be the normal grey of other fish. This is why farmed salmon says, "color added". food-info.net/uk/qa/qa-fp…
Today I learned that in 2014 the US finished it’s largest dam removal in history on the Elwha river in Washington state. The once dammed reservoir of over 100 years, now flows freely and is once again booming with salmon, birds, moose, and even new beaches being formed by sediment! relay.nationalgeographic.…
There is 1 recorded incident of a fish colliding with a plane. In 1987, a 737 which was taking off from Juneau, AK crossed paths with an eagle, which subsequently dropped its salmon onto the plane blog.alaskaair.com/alaska…
Major Mitchell's cockatoo, like most cockatoos, live for a very long time, more than 80 years. This bird is notable for its soft-textured white and salmon-pink plumage and large bright red and golden-yellow crest. Its habitat is restricted to arid and semi-arid inland areas of Australia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maj…
Salmon sushi wasn't introduced in Japan until 1995, when Norwegian businessmen convinced Japanese businessmen that Atlantic Salmon was safe to eat raw. This was because Norway simply had too much salmon. implementconsultinggroup.…
Salmon get their pink color from the crustaceans they eat. wildalaskancompany.com/bl…
Sharks - and all other elasmobranchs - can't smell a drop a blood any better than a salmon. This was in a podcast called 'Science Vs' from June of this year and starts about 13:15 in. There is also a direct link to the study on the podcast's page. gimletmedia.com/shows/sci…
Seattle-caught salmon found to contain cocaine, antidepressants and pain relievers myscienceacademy.org/2017…
Until 1992, the first salmon of the season was delivered to the POTUS as the official β€˜Presidential Salmon’ bangordailynews.com/2012/…
Norway actually introduced Salmon Sushi to Japan nortrade.com/sectors/arti…
Medieval peasants commonly ate what modern times would consider an expensive meal including "artisinal bread" and salmon. youtu.be/WeVcey0Ng-w
Salmon sushi wasn't introduced in Japan until 1995, when Norwegian businessmen convinced Japanese businessmen that Atlantic Salmon was safe to eat raw. implementconsultinggroup.…
You would need to eat 18k kg, or 40k lbs of salmon in one sitting to reach the lethal limit of mercury. youtu.be/NJ7M01jV058?t=54…
Farmed salmon meat is naturally gray, so they are fed canthaxanthin to turn them pink theguardian.com/uk/2003/j…
Coastal wolves in western Canada swim between islands and eat a range of seafood including salmon, roe and shellfish nationalgeographic.com/ma…
There are sea wolves that live on the coast of British Columbia. They comb the beach for barnacles, herring roe, and beached whales, and some will even even eat salmon. Most of these wolves have never even seen a deer. ngm.nationalgeographic.co…
Norway introduced salmon sushi to Japan. japantimes.co.jp/life/201…
Raw salmon sushi weren't consumed in Japan before 1995 because the Pacific salmon has parasites. We have to thank a Norwegian for that, Bjorn Eirik Olsen. norwayexports.no/norways-…
Norway introduced salmon sushi to the Japanese nortrade.com/sectors/arti…
Today I learned of the Diamond Knot. In 1947 it collided with the Fenn Victory off the Washington Coast and sank. The insurance company paid out for the ship and cargo lost, then salvaged the cargo, $3.5 million worth of canned salmon, using vacuum pumps and barges. It was then re-canned and sold. dcsfilms.com/Site_4/Diamo…
Norway's NRK TV channel shows include an 8-hour train ride, a 12-hour knitting show, a 12-hour log fire and 18-hours of salmon spawning. theguardian.com/tv-and-ra…
Blooms of mauve stinger and Muggiaea atlantica jellyfish covering over 10 square-miles will often form in the northern Atlantic. And has on several occasions wiped out entire salmon farms when they happened to cross their paths. irishtimes.com/news/envir…
One of the biggest mafia bosses in Italy was caught while on the run after they made a connection with a woman’s daily shopping and the boss’s food preference. She was always buying the bosses favourite fishes, salmon and sea bream. italyonthisday.com/2016/0…
The bacteria salmonella was named after veterinary surgeon Daniel Elmer Salmon but the man who discovered it was Theobald Smith, his research assistant, who named the first salmonella strain in his boss's honor. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan…
Salmonella was named for Dr. Daniel Elmer Salmon, DVM, but the man who actually discovered and named the first strain was Theobald Smith, Salmon's research assistant, in 1885. More than 2,500 subtypes have been identified since then. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan…
Blaine, Washington had the largest salmon cannery in the world in 1891. Salmon canning was to be the main source of revenue in Semiahmoo until 1980 and the site is now a resort and golf course en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sem…
Salmon is an entire family of fish, not just the one species en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sal…

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