Earlier this year, Eminem's Marshall Mathers Foundation donated over 400 meals of "Mom's Spaghetti" to Detroit area frontline hospital workers. detroitnews.com/story/ent…
"Chef Boy-Ar-Dee" was a real Italian chef named Ettore Boiardi who came to America and opened a restaurant. His spaghetti sauce was so popular people would buy by the jug which lead him to start his own company. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ett…
The reason it's difficult to break a dry piece of spaghetti in two pieces is due to a "snap back" effect. To have better success you must twist and bend the spaghetti at the same time. news.mit.edu/2018/mit-mat…
Today I learned about the Spaghetti Tree Hoax of 1957 youtu.be/MEqp0x6ajGE
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (starring Clint Eastwood), one of the most famous westerns of all time, was written, directed, & produced by Italians in Italy. It was part of a popular trend of low budget Italian westerns called β€œSpaghetti Westerns”. mentalfloss.com/article/7…
A single spaghetti noodle is called a Spaghetto. In Italian, an β€œi” at the end is plural, and β€œo” is singular. This goes for other italian dishes too: panino, raviolo, fettucino, gnocco, etc. bonappetit.com/story/spag…
Today I learned about a legitimate religion recognized by many countries called, Flying Spaghetti Monster. Their followers are called Pastafarians. spaghettimonster.org/
Today I learned of the Swiss Spaghetti Harvest, an April Fool's Day prank pulled by the BBC in 1957. Their highly respected news anchor reported a good harvest due to the disappearance of the 'Spaghetti Weevil', accompanied by footage of people removing spaghetti from trees. This sparked many complaints. hoaxes.org/archive/permal…
The Singular Word for "Spaghetti" is Spaghetto. Not to be confused with the Campbell's brand SpaghettiO bonappetit.com/story/spag…
A single strand of spaghetti is called a spaghetto wisdombiscuits.fairnorth-…
In Japan the cinema genre "Spaghetti Western" has been changed in "Macaroni Western" because in Japan spaghetti are conceptually "thin and meager", far from the iconic stories told in the movies. rioleo.org/spaghetti-and-…
A Fistful of Dollars (Clint Eastwood spaghetti Western) was a remake of the Japanese samurai film Yojimbo (Toshiro Mifune) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoj…
Las Vegas looked like your ordinary spaghetti western town in 1910 vintagelasvegas.com/post/…
The BBC once managed to convince people that spaghetti grew on trees by showing a three-minute 'documentary' on April's fools day youtube.com/watch?v=YCks8…
Today I learned about how BBC once convinced people Spaghetti grew on trees. In 1957,BBC broadcast a 3min program about Switzerland farms growing Spaghetti trees. The farmers harvested them and put in the sun to dry them.The presenter explained Spaghetti always grows to the same length. People believed it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spa…
Spaghetti almost invariably breaks into more than two pieces. It required a team of scientists, including a MIT mathematician, to figure out how to reliably snap spaghetti into just two pieces cnet.com/news/mit-scienti…
The term "spaghetti western" was coined by American critics and those in other countries because most of the films were produced and directed by Italians. almanac.com/fact/where-di…
"spaghetti bolognese" doesn't exist in Italie. insider.com/spaghetti-bol…
"spaghetto" is the singular of "spaghetti." bonappetit.com/story/spag…
"Nuclear Pasta" is the actual name of the type of matter believed to comprise the crust of neutron stars. If it does exist it would be the strongest material in the universe. It's phases have been given then names: gnocchi, spaghetti, lasagna, bucatini and swiss cheese. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuc…
Porn actress Asia Carrera is a member of Mensa with an IQ of 156. An atheist, Carerra wore a colander for her driver's license photograph. State law normally prohibits hats in such photos but she used an exception for religious headwear (the religion of the Flying Spaghetti Monster). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asi…
The Kinabalu giant red leech (Mimobdella buettikoferi) is a large bright orange-red colored leech that is endemic to Borneo. It can grow to a length of over 50 cm (20 in). In the comments, this huge flesh-eating leech can be seen ingesting a giant earthworm like spaghetti. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kin…
In the 1962 World Cup, the Chilean team ate Swiss cheese before beating Switzerland, spaghetti before beating Italy, and drank vodka before beating the USSR. Then they drank coffee before their match against Brazil but lost. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/His…
Thomas Grasso's last meal before his execution was 24 mussels, 24 clams, a double cheeseburger, 6 ribs, 2 strawberry milkshakes, half a pumpkin pie, strawberries, and a can of SpaghettiOs. His final statement was, "I did not get my SpaghettiOs. I got spaghetti. I want the press to know this." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tho…
On April fools Day in 1957, BBC show panorama hoaxed the nation with a report about an annual spaghetti harvest. The report showed farmers picking spaghetti from trees and laying the strands down to dry. Newspapers were split over weather it was a great joke or a terrible hoax on the public. youtube.com/watch?v=tVo_w…
Members of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (Pastafarians) are allowed to officiate weddings in New Zealand. bbc.com/news/blogs-news-f…
A 20 year old university student once died from a rare form of food poisoning after eating leftover 5 day old spaghetti. wpri.com/health/in-rare-f…
There is a theoretical type of matter called Nuclear Pasta. It involves phases such as the gnocchi phase, the spaghetti phase, and the lasagna phase. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuc…
Today I learned about spaghetti westerns, which were westerns that were made by Italian directors in the 1960's and 1970's liveabout.com/what-is-a-s…
A single strand of spaghetti is a spaghetto bonappetit.com/story/spag…
Tool drummer, Danny Carey, has a side project called Legend of the Seagullmen; a concept group whose themes focus on adventures at sea, also described as a "nautical spaghetti western". The band also features Brent Hinds from Mastodon. theseagullmen.com/
The dish "Spaghetti and Meatballs" is not at all Italian. It's 100% American. smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
Naporitan (Japanese: γƒŠγƒγƒͺタン) is a popular Japanese pasta dish. It was created by Shigetada Irie (ε…₯ζ±ŸθŒ‚εΏ ), the general chef of the New Grand Hotel (Hotel New Grand) in Yokohama, when he was inspired by one of the military rations of GHQ, which was spaghetti mixed with tomato ketchup. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nap…
In 1979 Italian punk band Skiantos brought a kitchen, a table, a TV and a fridge onstage at a music festival, boiled some spaghetti and then ate it, without playing anything. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ski…
Similar to Italian produced westerns being called Spaghetti Westerns, Australian produced westerns are called Meat Pie Westerns. "The Story Of the Kelly Gang", a 1906 film considered by some to be the world's first feature length film, is a Meat Pie Western. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
Uncooked spaghetti always break into more than two parts, a curious fact that already baffled Nobel-prize winning physicist Richard Feynman. The riddle was only solved last year by scientists who managed to make spaghetti snap into only two parts with a trick. npr.org/2018/08/16/639149…
The Foo Fighters and Red Hot Chili Peppers had a prank war on tour in 1999, culminating in Dave Grohl dumping 500 lbs of spaghetti on drummer Chad Smith diffuser.fm/foo-fighters-…
Today I learned about the original folksong "Luna Mezzo Mare". Reborn as "Lazy Mary" it surfaced again in the 1950s with versions by Dean Martin and Louis Prima. Martin adlibed lines about spaghetti, macaroni and mozzarella in order to cover up the β€œdirty” parts, while Prima chose to make up jibberish lyrics. everything2.com/title/Laz…
Today I learned about the Spaghetti-tree hoax. An April fools day joke report by the BBC in 1957. It showed a family harvesting spaghetti from the family "spaghetti tree". At the time spaghetti was little known in the UK, so many viewers contacted the BBC for more information about spaghetti trees. youtube.com/watch?v=tVo_w…
In Inglorious Basterds, during the scene where Brad Pitt and his team pose as Italian film makers, the name Eli Roth's character takes: Antonio Margheriti, is actually one of Quentin Tarantino's favourite spaghetti Western director's name. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
Spaghetti alla puttanesca means β€œspaghetti in the style of a whore” seriouseats.com/recipes/2…
A single strand of Spaghetti is a "Spaghetto" bonappetit.com/story/spag…
Spaghetto is what you call a single strand of spaghetti. bonappetit.com/story/spag…
"spaghetti" is actually the plural form of the word. An individual strand is referred to as a "spaghetto" dictionary.reference.com/…
Spaghetti is a plural for Spaghetto. yourdictionary.com/spaghe…
Most Spaghetti Westerns (I.e. films about the American Old West but made by Italians) were actually filmed in Spain ... which was a fascist dictatorship at the time. spanishhighs.co.uk/articl…
Spaghetti and meatballs was invented in America and not Italy. escoffieronline.com/a-his…
The singular form of "spaghetti" is "spaghetto" en.m.wiktionary.org/wiki/…
They're called "Spaghetti Westerns" because they come from Italy, or were made by Italians. Similarly there are "Paella Westerns" from Spain en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spa…
Today I learned about chef Ettore Boiardi, who arrived to Ellis Island from Italy in 1914. In 1926, he opened a restaurant in Cleveland. Patrons loved his spaghetti sauce so much that he would sell it to them in empty milk jugs, and by 1938 he was selling his products under the Chef Boy-Ar-Dee brand. nytimes.com/1985/06/23/us…

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