Nothing says “Italy” quite like pasta. The flavors, smells, shapes, and even the names of the many-varied noodles are as Italian as Italian can be.
Our philosophy about commercials here at Commonplace Fun Facts is that we don’t watch them. Watching commercials only encourages advertisers to flood the airwaves with more, especially during the times we want […]
Tic Tacs are among the simpler joys of human existence. Since the candy’s inception in 1968, the small, hard mints have been released in many flavors in over 100 countries. Anyone who […]
Things were not going well for Jerry Greenfield and Ben Cohen. The lifelong friends had plans for their lives, but those plans were crumbling. Jerry had planned on being a physician, but […]
In an effort to get kids to eat their vegetables, the world’s largest fast-food chain launched a daring experiment: bubble gum-flavored broccoli. McDonald’s restaurants briefly offered this strange-flavored attraction to their menu. […]
The Kit Kat candy bar was introduced to the public in 1935 and has been a favorite of chocolate lovers ever since. It is distributed in the United States by The Hershey […]
Got a craving for ice cream? Try one of these distinctive flavors from around the world: Honey Jalapeño Pickle from Sweet Action Ice Cream in Denver, Colorado Goat Cheese Cashew Caramel from […]
Quarks are elementary particles that combine to form atomic particles. They were theorized by Murray Gell-Mann and George Zweig in 1964. Originally they were pronounced “kwork” by Gell-Mann. He settled on the […]