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5 Weird and Horrifying Food Floods Throughout History

We usually think of floods as natural disasters—but not all of them, in fact, are. Some floods are disasters of another sort—and as these food floods throughout history demonstrate, the idea of a 15-foot wave bearing down upon you is all the more terrifying when it’s a wave not of water, but of molasses.

Who Invented the Spork?

Sporks have been a fixture of school lunchrooms and fast-food restaurants seemingly forever—but if you’ve ever wondered who invented the spork, it turns out that the story is a lot more convoluted than it might seem.

The Curious Case of “Dord,” the Dictionary-Defined Word That Doesn’t Exist

If you were to get ahold of the second edition of Webster’s New International Dictionary—specifically, a copy printed between 1934 and 1947—and turn to the “D” section, you’d quickly notice something curious: A definition for the word “dord.” According to this particular dictionary, “dord” is a term used in physics and chemistry—a noun meaning “density.”