3. Peanuts aren’t nuts, they’re actually legumes.
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Legumes are edible seeds encased in pods, which perfectly describes a peanut. But it seems clear how they got their name. A shelled peanut looks an awful lot like a pea pod, but the seeds are hard like nuts.
4. The world’s first webcam was created to watch a coffee pot.
Quentin Stafford-Fraser | Wikipedia
The academics at the Computer Laboratory of the University of Cambridge in 1991 were scattered throughout the building, but shared a single coffee maker.
Since it sucks to take multiple flights of stairs just to find the pot empty, they rigged up a camera to a local server so that everyone could check the pot without leaving their desks.