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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining Pressure Cooker. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is Pressure Cooker so important!

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Top 10 Pressure Cooker facts that will blow your mind.

  1. In 2012 a Bumble Bee Tuna worker was cooked in a pressure cooker along with 12,000 pounds of canned tuna

  2. A man, Jose Melena, was cooked alive in a 270º pressure cooker filled with 12,000 lbs. of Bumble Bee tuna fish.

  3. Every 10 degree Celsius temperature rise reduces chemistry reaction time by half, and that's why you use a pressure cooker.

  4. In 2016, two Egyptian airline guards unwittingly defused a roadside bomb by stealing the duffel bag it was in. They found the bag on the side of the road and discarded the pressure cooker bomb inside it, somehow defusing it, then took it.

  5. A man was cooked alive in a giant pressure cooker after being buried alive in 5 tonnes of raw tuna.

  6. The Instant Pot pressure cooker can serve as a laboratory autoclave where more expensive units are not available (E.g. remote labs) or attainable (E.g. lack of funding). It even passes the Geobacillus stearothermophilus spore inactivation test.

  7. During the 2016 NY bombings, two Egyptian airline guards unwittingly defused a bomb by stealing the duffel bag it was in. They found the bag on the side of the road and discarded the pressure cooker bomb inside it, somehow defusing it, then took it.

  8. The "exhaust cooker" was a pressure cooker that attached to the exhaust of a vehicle and cooked food as you traveled around in the 1930's.

  9. Boiling an egg takes a different amount of time depending on where you are in the world. Water boils at 95 degrees Celsius in Denver, 100 degrees at sea level, and 120 degrees in a pressure cooker

  10. Sealed caskets in community mausoleums are prone to explode when the warmer weather turns the rotting body into "pressure cookers".

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Two Egyptian airline guards unwittingly defused a bomb by stealing the suitcase it was in. During the 2016 NY Chelsea bombing, they found a suitcase on the side of the road and discarded a “pot” (actually a pressure cooker bomb) that was inside, somehow defusing it, then took the case.

Two Egyptian airline guards unwittingly defused a bomb by stealing the suitcase it was in. During the 2016 NY Chelsea terror, they found a suitcase on the side of the road and discarded a “pot” (actually a pressure cooker bomb) that was inside, somehow defusing it, then took the case.

Two Egyptian airline guards unwittingly neutralized a bomb by stealing the suitcase it was in. During the 2016 NY Chelsea terror, they found a suitcase on the side of the road and discarded a “pot” (actually a pressure cooker bomb) that was inside, somehow neutralizing it, then took the case.

Two Egyptian airline guards unwittingly defused a bomb by pilfering the suitcase it was in. During the 2016 NY Chelsea terror, they found a suitcase on the side of the road and discarded a “pot” (actually a pressure cooker bomb) that was inside, somehow defusing it, then took the case.

Two Egyptian airline guards unwittingly defused an explosive by stealing the suitcase it was in. During the 2016 NY Chelsea terror, they found a suitcase on the side of the road and discarded a “pot” (actually a pressure cooker device) that was inside, somehow defusing it, then took the case.

About Exploding Casket Syndrome... the very problem when a decomposing body in a sealed casket doesn't ventilate and dehydrate properly. The casket basically becomes a pressure cooker, gases build up, and boom.

In 2012 a Bumble Bee Tuna employee was killed in a giant pressure cooker after his coworkers loaded it up with 12,000lbs of tuna and turned it on not knowing he was inside

FBI arrested Jewish American "troll" for posing as Australian online jihadist who plotted bombing Australian satire artists & the 9/11 memorial through giving instructions of homemade pressure cooker bombs to police informants posing as jihadists

Mountain climbers use pressure cookers to compensate for the lower air pressure and boiling point of water.

Two thieves tried to steal a pressure cooker that turned out to be the second NYC bomb and accidentally defused it.

You can cook rice in 3 minutes with a pressure cooker.

In 2013, a woman searched for "pressure cooker" using Google, while her husband searched for "backpacks" causing her to get a visit from the FBI

A man was cooked alive in a 270° pressure cooker oven along with 12,000 pounds of tuna. In CA’s largest workplace safety violation settlement ever ($6M), Bumble Bee Tuna agreed to pay $1.5M to the deceased’s family, $1.5M to state government and courts, and $3M to purchase new automated ovens.

Every year in Ronchi dei Legionari (Italy) some people make a tournament where they play curling with pressure cookers!

Denis Papin invented the steam digester - known today as the household pressure cooker - in 1679, complete with a functioning safety pressure release valve.

Instant Pot IP-DUO60 7-in-1 pressure cooker can blow like a f-ing bomb

A tuna factory employee was burned to death inside one of its ovens (pressure cooker)

A Bumble Bee tuna plant worker was cooked to death in an oven while cleaning it. A co-worker, who mistakenly believed he was in the bathroom, filled the pressure cooker with 12,000 pounds of canned tuna and it was turned on.