Today I learned about the real Iron Mike - aka Mike the Durable. He was targeted for a life insurancy scam and endured a variety of different murder attempts: copious amounts of alcohol, wood alchohol and antifreeze, sardines mixed with shrapnel and poison - and he was run over twice. He survived it all. smithsonianmag.com/histor…
Pacific sardines decreased by 95% between 2006-2017, believed to be caused by overfishing thepaleodiet.com/fresh-sa…
"sardine" isn't actually species of fish but rather a generic name given to to various small, oily fish within the herring family of Clupeidae. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sar…
The phrase the β€œBees Knees” likely evolved around the 1920s along with the β€œcats pajamas,” the snake's hips", "the kipper's knickers" and "the sardine's whiskers" unlike the others though Bees actually do have Knees (go sciencefocus.com/nature/d…
Germans soldiers in WW2 executed Jews in a manner known as "sardines" , so as to lay one layer of bodies after the other in the opposite direction to maximize bodies per grave; often forcing still living people to lay on the bodies of the dead before themselves being shot en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%C…
"sardine" isn't actually species of fish but rather a generic name given to to various small, oily fish within the herring family of Clupeidae. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sar…
Lee Harvey Oswald still owes an overdue book – The Shark and the Sardines by Juan JosΓ© ArΓ©valo – to Dallas public library. dallasnews.com/news/news/…
The Pacific sardine population has declined 95 percent since 2006 and it is now below the minimum level required to support a commercial fishery. All U.S. sardine fishing was closed in 2015. usa.oceana.org/responsibl…
Blue color of a Booby's feet come from their diet (sardines), not genetics. islandconservation.org/bl…
Nazi war criminal Friedrich Jeckeln's killing style was known as "sardine packing" and was so cruel that it horrified even some of the experienced Einsatzgruppen killers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fri…
NASA Astronaut Groups are frequently given nicknames such as "The Hairballs," "The Flying Escargot," and "The Sardines." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
There are 21 different species of fish that can be labeled and sold as "Sardines". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pil…
: Sardines are not a type of fish. kingoscar.com/our-fish/sa…
In 1933, a man named Michael Malloy had 3 life insurance policies taken out on him by 5 men in New York. Malloy survived multiple attempts on his life, including being given antifreeze, a sardine sandwich with carpet tacks, forced exposure, and being hit with a taxi at 45 mph. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mic…
Norway resistance fighters during WWII used tainted sardines to fight the Nazis. And itching powder in condoms! thedailybeagle.net/2013/1…
Sardines are not actual fish. Sardines is just a collective term for all pickled fish en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sar…
The best Fish to eat (for humans and the environment) are Atlantic Mackerel, Sardines, and Alaskan Salmon montereybayaquarium.org/c…
Some of the most popular pizza toppings around the world include peas, quail eggs, raisins, pickled ginger, and sardines. allday.com/post/1162-the-…
Sardines can live for 15 years wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/comme…
California is holding a can of sardines as unclaimed property sco.ca.gov/eo_photos_1219…
A lot of different stuff is dropped at midnight on New Year's Eve around the world... like a sardine, an opossum and a 600-pound Moon Pie en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…

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