12. It was named the 10th greatest Canadian invention of all time... placing above the electron microscope
Canadians obviously care more about enlarging their stomachs than their brains, because, in a poll conducted by the CBC, poutine took #10, beating the electron microscope, the BlackBerry, and the paint roller. When you've got enough poutine, who needs any of those things anyway?!
Adam Lapetina is a food/drink staff writer at Thrillist, and was totally the person who introduced Pizza to Bagels back in the day. Read his musings on Twitter at @adamlapetina.