Scary Facts About the Airline Industry
As if we weren’t freaked out enough by the way Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared into thin air with 239 people aboard — it turns out there’s all these other things to worry about when we’re flying…
Pilots Fall Asleep
Like stories of sleep-deprived, exhausted pilots who fall asleep in flight! In a recent British survey, “56 percent of 500 commercial pilots admitted to being asleep while on the flight deck and, of those, nearly one in three said they had woken up to find their co-pilot also asleep.” Who exactly is flying the plane — and making sure we all get there safely in one piece??? It’s not exactly reassuring! And it’s not only British pilots who are affected.
Read on for plenty more disturbing facts you probably don’t want to know about the airline industry!
Interesting Facts About Peanut Butter
I bet you did not know a lot of these facts about peanut butter. Check them out and see how many you actually knew. So how do you like your PB? On a sandwich? Do you like it with Jelly? All of the above for us!
In the year 1884, Marcellus Gilmore Edson of Montreal, Quebec was the first person to patent peanut butter.
It takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter.
By law, any product labeled “peanut butter” in the United States must be at least 90 percent peanuts.
You’ll never want to eat fast food again after you learn these sickening facts!
It’s amazing what these fast food places do, after reading this you might have a different opinion of them.
Fast Food Restaurants Waste Millions of Pounds Of Food
Restaurants are extremely wasteful when it comes to food. Every wrong order, any food that was prepped and unused, everything that was spilled, and anything customers didn’t finish on their plate all ends up in the garbage. According to a 2015 study, fast food restaurants waste nearly 10% of their product which adds up to a staggering 85 million pounds of food wasted in the United States every day!
Fast Food Ice Machines Are Often Moldy
Ordering a massive 40-ounce drink might not be great for your health, but soda might not be the worst thing in your cup. Many fast food workers claim that the ice machine is almost never emptied and cleaned unless it stops working. There’s a good chance that inside of the ice machine is coated with mold and harmful bacteria.