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Parrots can break a macadamia shell.
Parrots can break a macadamia shell.
Category: Interesting Stuff
Posted: 03/23/2014 15:24
Macadamia nuts have the hardest shell of any nut. It takes 300 lbs per square inch to crack open their shell. Hyacinth Macaws, a very large sized parrot, can crack them open easily.

How many calories in a pistachio nut?
How many calories in a pistachio nut?
Category: Interesting Stuff
Posted: 03/23/2014 15:20
Less than 4 calories in a pistachio nut.

California experiences drought conditions this year.
California experiences drought conditions this year.
Category: Interesting Stuff
Posted: 03/23/2014 15:14
2014 is the third year in a row that California has experienced below levels of precipitation. Water shortages make farmers fearful in how all agricultural crops will do this summer including almonds, pistachios, and walnuts. Pistachio growers forecast that lower levels of water will result in smaller sized pistachios and a smaller crop size.

Man breaks record when smashing walnuts with his head!
Man breaks record when smashing walnuts with his head!
Category: Interesting Stuff
Posted: 03/23/2014 15:10
A Pakistani martial arts expert recently headbutted 155 walnuts within a minute, breaking all of them. He broke the old record record of 44 walnuts. Now that\'s using your head!