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29 Fun Facts About Dessert from Mental Floss

How two towns claim they invented the banana split, what state is home to a pickle snow cone, and more.

Here's a video from the team behind Mental Floss that's loaded with facts about dessert. Host John Green breaks down everything from the discovery of popsicles (they were invented by an 11-year-old) to where you can find the most expensive dessert (answer: New York City, obviously). Green also reveals that the world's largest gingerbread house topped out at 2,520 square feet and contained 35.8 million calories. Best of all, Green unleashes this fun fact: It was a pair of dentists who invented cotton candy. For the other 25 facts, go watch the video.

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