15 Disgusting Meals That People In The Middle Ages Actually Loved

A lot has changed since the Middle Ages, and that’s putting it mildly! Advances in healthcare, technology, and more have increased the lifespan of the average person by more than forty years since then. Suffice to say, things are a lot better now.

20 Surprising Foods That Are Completely Illegal In The United States

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for ensuring that the food we purchase at restaurants and supermarkets is safe to eat. While it’s generally a good idea to enforce strict guidelines to help keep harmful bacteria and parasites out of our kitchens, not every country operates in this way.

The Deadly Reason Kinder Eggs Are Still Banned In The United States

One of the benefits of traveling abroad is that you have the opportunity to sample all sorts of delicious treats unique to the country you’re visiting. For some, this means you can—finally!—taste an infamous Kinder Egg. Why’s that so special, you ask? Because these delicious chocolate, toy-filled candies are actually banned in the United States!

22 Items That People Should Never, Ever Put In The Microwave Under Any Circumstances

Leftovers—an effort-free encore to a delicious dinner—are practically as good as it gets when you’re feeling a bit lazy and don’t want to make dinner. Still, as with most sequels, leftovers rarely manage to recapture the magic of the freshly-cooked, original meal. But, it doesn’t have to be that way!

Why Ramen Could Spell Disaster For People's Bodies, No Matter How Good It Is For Our Budget

People do all sorts of things to save money on food when their bank accounts start nearing the red. Few options, however, are as ubiquitous as instant ramen. From college students and any other individual living on a strict budget, these cheap noodles are practically essential.

Experts Warn That This Common Kitchen Item Could Have Devastating Health Consequences

We all come into contact with a million different chemicals and metals in our daily lives. Even if we’re vigilant and we only buy chemical-free products for our homes, we can’t escape what’s being put in our food and in our water.

The Alarming Little-Known Reason Why People Should Never Touch Old Potatoes

Potatoes can be a delicious, versatile food that may be used for countless tasty recipes. From mashing them to baking them to slicin’ ’em up and frying them, there are endless ways to enjoy the oh-so-delicious spud.

9 Geniuses Waging War Against People Who Steal From The Office Fridge

Anyone who has ever reached into the office fridge, only to discover their turkey sandwich has been reduced to crumbs by a ravenous colleague, will certainly attest to the all-consuming rage that inevitably follows.

Preparing These Barbecue Bacon Meatball Bombs Will Make Anyone A Dinnertime Hero

It can be difficult to know what sort of finger foods to serve when you invite guests over for a party. You don’t want to end up with the usual boring tray of pretzels and carrots with dip, do you?

Moments After This Teen Girl Suddenly Dies In Mexico, Doctors Realize What She Drank

Many people rely on a little caffeine pick-me-up every now and then, whether it’s a cup of coffee to start the morning or a soda with lunch to power through the afternoon. The problem with caffeine, though, is that it’s not good for you—and it’s easy to consume too much of it these days.

People Pay Hundreds Of Dollars For This Rare Delicacy That Does Crazy Things To Their Bodies

There aren’t many foods as delicious and multifaceted as honey. You can add it to just about any hot beverage or breakfast dish, and it’s guaranteed to give your meal a much-needed sweet kick.

10 Supposedly 'Healthy' Foods That Actually Do More Harm Than Good

If you want to live a long and healthy life, there are certain things you need to do. For instance, getting plenty of exercise is definitely a key component to staying healthy, but it’s not everything.

Most People Can't Tell The Difference Between These Eggs But It's Actually So Important

Eggs are delicious and can give you the energy to tackle the day, so it’s no wonder why they’re a staple at breakfast tables across America. You can add almost any protein or vegetable to them and it’ll make for a nutritious breakfast to start any day.

Man Trips Over A 'Pile Of Dirt' Before Realizing It Could Actually Make Him Famous

From a colorful sunset to the surprise appearance of an adorable critter, nature always has a way of surprising us. But sometimes, she hits us with something so big that it changes the way we see things… literally.

25 Genius Cooking Hacks Everyone Will Wish They Knew About Sooner

There is nothing more comforting than sitting down to a nice, hot meal after a long day. It’s a great way to reconnect as a family and unwind, too.

Woman Stuffs These Giant Meatballs With A Delicious Surprise That Left Us Drooling

Spaghetti and meatballs is a comfort food that you almost can’t improve upon. But just like all culinary classics that are reinvented, someone has found a way to take this dish to the next level!

There's A Different Way To A Make A Grilled Cheese Sandwich That's So Much Better

Even if you don’t love to cook, chances are there’s at least one dish that you consider your go-to for dinner. It might not be gourmet, and it might not be impressive, but it’s comforting and you love it.

Couple's 'Genius' Tipping Method Just Infuriated Half Of The People On The Internet

How many of us have struggled to calculate the tip every time we go out for dinner? In addition to the math involved (shoutout to places that put the percentages at the bottom of the receipt!), you have to factor in the service itself.

One Amazing Thing Nobody Realizes They Can Actually Cook On The Grill

There are few things more divine than a pizza. Amazingly, the mouth-watering cheesy goodness that offers a subtle crunch and a hint of sweetness makes for not only the perfect dinner, but lunch and breakfast as well.

Cutting Sliced Bread In This Strange New Way Leads To The Most Delicious Results

Pizza is one of the most perfect foods on planet Earth. In fact, to vaguely plagiarize Benjamin Franklin, pizza is proof that God is real and that he loves us.

10 Subtle Warning Signs That Foods May Have Already Gone Bad

Let’s face it: even the best housekeeper has that one jar of frosting that’s been there for who knows how long. And who out there hasn’t accidentally swallowed a sip of milk that should have been thrown out the day before? It’s unpleasant, but it won’t kill you.

People Have Been Making Baked Potatoes The Wrong Way This Entire Time

Potatoes are the most versatile vegetables around. From these humble spuds, we can make French fries, hash browns, wedges, and countless other delicious dishes. But of all the possible variations, the best might just be the baked potato.

Denny's Manager Writes An Extremely Rude Note On A Sick Customer's Receipt

Most people who have suffered from serious illnesses strive to return to a sense of normalcy. Whether or not it makes them feel better physically, being able to do the same things they used to may provide some solace.

See Inside The Oldest McDonald's Restaurant In The World, Operating Since 1953

Long before you could find the McDonald’s golden arches at just about every highway exit in America, the company was a small restaurant offering 15-cent hamburgers. As ubiquitous as the burger chain has become, few people know about its humble beginnings.

10 Times In History When Everyday Foods Caused Horrific Events

When you think of horrific events that have taken place over the course of history, you most likely attribute them to war, disease, and natural disasters. Those are three of the biggest culprits of human suffering.