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21 Truly Insane Stories Behind Your Favorite Foods

29 January 2014 No Comment

Prepare for your mind to be blown, and your stomach to growl.

Doritos were first made at Disneyland.

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Like all good things American, Doritos can trace their origins to the Happiest Place On Earth. The tasty chips were first sold in the 1950s at Casa De Fritos in Frontierland and were made of fried tortillas that otherwise would have been discarded.

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Kellogg's Corn Flakes were invented to quell people's sexual urges.

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Masturbation was so not chic in the 1800s, and at the forefront of the anti-jacking off crusade was John Harvey Kelly. Kellogg believed foods that had a very plain flavor like his cereal could inhibit one's desire to pet the one-eyed trouser snake.

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Graham crackers were also invented to stop you from being horny.

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Sylvester Graham, a Presbyterian minister, advocated for a diet that decreased sex drive. One of his favorite nibblies was the Graham cracker.

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Fanta was invented in Nazi Germany.

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When Coca-Cola stopped shipping it's top-secret syrup to Germany after Pearl Harbor, the company's German CEO, Max Keith, was stuck in a bind. His solution? Fanta, a hodgepodge mix of leftover available ingredients.

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