So I tried the explode a watermelon thing with rubber bands last summer, didn't go so well.

Fresh watermelon

So instead of trying to blow a watermelon up, I'm gonna celebrate National Watermelon Day by drinking a few Watermelon Beers with the country fella down the hallway and hooking you up with some serious watermelon knowledge.

One request while you celebrate National Watermelon Day, do not put salt on it. Seriously a sweet, delicious fruit (or veggie) and you put salt on it?

So according to WTNH here are a few facts about Watermelon, that apparently has its own day:

  •    Watermelon is considered both a fruit and vegetable.
  •     You can eat all parts of the watermelon, even the rind and the seeds. (yuck)
  •     Watermelon is the official state vegetable in Oklahoma, yes vegetable.
  •     China is the worlds largest producer of watermelon
  •     According to the Guinness World Record, the heaviest watermelon weighs 350 lbs
  •     Watermelon boosts brain power
  •     Watermelon comes in various shades from pink, red, orange and yellow.
  •     Watermelon contains about 92% water and 6% sugar.
  •     Watermelon is thought to have originated in Southern Africa.
  •      Watermelon contributes helps with asthma prevention, blood pressure, cancer,   hydration, inflammation, digestion and muscle soreness.

Here is what I failed at last summer, grab some safety glasses and give it a shot on National Watermelon Day!



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