Interesting Things To Know Before You Go

May 2nd 2022

1. Until the 1960s, pimentos were stuffed into olives by hand. Now they are inserted by a specialized machine made in Spain that also removes the pits with an X-shaped punch.

2. If you microwave Pop-Tarts instead of putting them in the toaster, Kellogg's official instructions say to microwave them for exactly three seconds. Then "cool briefly before handling."

3. Almost 16% of English words start with the letter "T." Only 0.045% start with "Z."

4. The correct way to eat caviar is by putting it on the back of your hand, between your index finger and thumb. You're not supposed to use a spoon.

5. Aphids are a type of insect that reproduce VERY quickly . . . because when one gives birth, most of the babies are born already pregnant.

(Mental Floss / Kellogg's / / Huff Post / NCBI)