|In 1987, a 1,400-year-old lump of still-edible cheese was unearthed in Ireland.|
|Doughnuts didn't have a hole in their center until a sea captain from Maine began poking holes in his mother's doughnuts in 1847.|
|Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.|
|It takes about 4 hours to hard boil an ostrich egg.|
|The first Hard Rock Cafe opened in June 1971 in London, England. The first restaurant had eclectic decor, but it eventually started displaying memorabilia.|
The HRC eventually started expanding in 1982 and it now has 145 restaurants. In March 2007, the Seminole Tribe of Florida purchased Hard Rock Cafe International Inc. And all related entities for almost $1 billion!
Inspite of such popularity, they do not franchise them in the US.
|Reindeer milk has three times the protein of cow milk.|
|Ten percent of the Russian government's income comes from the sale of vodka.|
|Dipsomania refers to an insatiable craving for alcoholic beverages.|
|Until 2011 in Russia, any drink that was under 10% alcohol was not considered an alcoholic beverage, just a regular drink.|
|The English actually invented champagne in the 16th century when they started importing wine from Champagne, France and adding carbonation.|