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The power in a penny


“…a little bit of mass is equivalent to a great deal of energy. In fact, the fission bomb that destroyed Nagasaki, Japan, in 1945 converted to energy roughly the amount of mass in a single penny.”

Source: “International Relations,” 10th edition (pg. 210) by Joshua Goldstein & Jon Pevehouse (2011)

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OK, now WHAT did you say is in that ice cream…??


A 4th grader at the summer daycare I work at recently informed me that there were in existence some rather interesting Japanese flavors of ice cream. So I looked it up, and I must say…I agree with her.

Links with more descriptions are provided throughout.

Garlic

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Octopus

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Shrimp

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Curry

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Horse meat

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Read more here.

Squid ink.

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Wasabi

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Chicken wing

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Cactus

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Read more here

Charcoal.

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And these, not from Japan…but still strange…

Salad

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Spaghetti and cheese

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Bacon

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Chocolate and hot pepper

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Read more here.

Have you tried any of these kinds? What did you think?

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