Why do they call it salt water taffy?

Why do they call it salt water taffy?

Candy store owner David Bradley’s shop was flooded during a major storm in 1883. As a result of the flood, his entire stock of taffy was soaked with salty Atlantic Ocean water. When a young girl came into his shop and asked if he had any taffy for sale, he is said to have offered some “salt water taffy.”

What percentage of our brain do we use?

The popularly and widely spread belief that we only use or have access to 10 percent of our brain’s power is often used to speculate about the extent of human abilities if only we could utilize our brain’s full capacity. In reality, this claim is 100 percent myth. We use all of our brain.

Which president survived two assassination attempts?

President Ford survived two assassination attempts in the same month. On Sept. 5, 1975, Lynette Fromme, a follower of Charles Manson, fired a pistol at the president in a crowd in Sacramento, but Ford was unharmed. On Sept. 22, Sara Jane Moore pulled a revolver on Ford in San Francisco.

How many peanuts does it take to make a 12 ounce jar of peanut butter?

It takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter. There are enough peanuts in one acre to make 30,000 peanut butter sandwiches. Find out how peanuts grow.

Where do snow crab legs come from?

Snow Crab. Chionoecetes opilio. Snow crabs live along the continental shelf at depths less than 200 m in the Bering Sea, the Chukchi Sea, and in the western Atlantic Ocean as far south as Maine; they are not present in the Gulf of Alaska.

How many countries does the Nile River flow through?

The Nile is an “international” river as its water resources are shared by eleven countries, namely, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Congo-Kinshasa, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan and Egypt.

How do snakes hear if they dont have ears?

When people and most animals hear, sound waves strike the eardrum and go to the inner ear, which is sensitive to the sound waves or vibrations. Snakes do not have eardrums, but their skins, muscles, and bones carry the sound waves to the inner ears.

Which is the only bird that can fly backwards and forwards?

Hummingbirds are incredible flyers, with the ruby-throated hummingbird beating its wings 80 times every second, an ability that inspired this blog’s name. These tiny birds can fly forwards, hover, and are the only known birds to fly backwards as well.