12 vital food and drink-themed UberFacts
Even if you don't follow them yourself, you're probably very familiar with UberFacts, thanks to all those retweets from your high school classmates. The site puts forth dozens of pieces of trivia each day on all sorts of subjects, but we decided to shift through the most recent blasts for the best food and drink-related stuff. Prepare to become more educated on supermarket schemes... and Shakira's egg art.
The average prison meal is more nutritious than the average school lunch.— UberFacts (@UberFacts) June 10, 2014
Well they do have some pretty great sandwiches.
Or probably, like, 50 king-sized Snickers bars.
The average American consumes about 3,550 pounds of sugar in a lifetime - That’s the equivalent of about 1,767,900 Skittles.— UberFacts (@UberFacts) June 9, 2014
Supermarkets hide dairy products and other essentials on the back wall so you have to go through the whole store to get to them.— UberFacts (@UberFacts) June 9, 2014
See, those Pizza Pringles impulse buys aren't your fault. It's all because of those crafty stock boys.
A teaspoon of sugar after eating something really spicy will completely neutralize the heat sensation.— UberFacts (@UberFacts) June 9, 2014
Someone (probably not this guy) please test this and report back.
There are more barrels of Bourbon in Kentucky than there are people.— UberFacts (@UberFacts) June 8, 2014
At least some states are serious about building a proper booze-to-humans ratio.
Every Chili’s restaurant has one picture hanging upside-down inside and it’s a challenge for the customers to find it.— UberFacts (@UberFacts) June 8, 2014
But is anyone who spends 45 minutes staring intently at Beach Boys' posters really a winner?
We guess the name "salty Kool-Aid" doesn't have quite the same appeal in Gatorade focus groups.
The Aztecs believed avocados were so sexually powerful that virgins weren't allowed to eat them.— UberFacts (@UberFacts) June 7, 2014
Man, between this and getting thrown into fire pits, virgins really got a raw deal in the Aztec community.
One of Shakira's favorite hobbies is painting portraits of fried eggs.— UberFacts (@UberFacts) June 6, 2014
We can only assume they're hidden in the liner notes to Laundry Service.
McDonald's Drive-Thru staff aren't allowed to serve people on horseback.— UberFacts (@UberFacts) June 5, 2014
Bad news for hungry Civil War reenactors with Big Mac joneses.
You get about 70% more food in Chipotle if you order a burrito bowl with a tortilla on the side.— UberFacts (@UberFacts) June 5, 2014
But having the balls to roll your own ghetto burrito in front of the staff is on par with ordering a Quesarito at 12:30pm.
An old Russian secret to keep milk from going sour was to put a frog in it.— UberFacts (@UberFacts) June 5, 2014
Finally, something to do with all those spare frogs we have chilling in the fridge.
Kristin Hunt is a food/drink staff writer for Thrillist, and plans to turn an extra photo upside-down at the next Chili's she visits, because she wants to watch the world burn. Follow her at @kristin_hunt.