Pizza Hut in Space
Pizza Hut made a pizza delivery to the International Space Station in 2001. They paid the Russians $1 million to transport the Pizza and even made a commercial from it.
3D Printed Pizza
NASA is developing 3D printers that can print pizzas for astronauts. Starting by printing a sheet of dough, this food synthesizer is already deep in the making.
A well-known hacker group in 2012, took down the Papa John's website because their pizza was 2 hours late.
In the United States, 350 slices of pizza are sold every second!
Singer Lady Gaga once bought $1000 worth of pizza for fans waiting in line for her.
Pizza Plane Delivery
There is a pizza place in Alaska that delivers pizzas by plane.
Deep Fried Pizza
In Scotland, they deep fry pizzas.
Hawaiian Pizza or Canadian?
Hawaiian pizza was invented in Canada.
The first bitcoin transaction ever made was 10,000BTC for a pizza, which is now worth approximately $1,219,000 USD
In Cambodia, many pizza parlors offer "happy pizza", which is a pizza loaded with high quality marijuana.
In 2011, two Domino's Pizza Store Managers were charged with arson after they burned down a nearby Papa John's in Southern Florida
A man in California was sentenced to 25 years in prison under the three-strikes law for stealing a slice of pizza from a group of children.
FBI Pizza Delivery
The FBI once tried to order pizza when investigating an insane asylum in San Diego. The pizza place hung up on them.
Internet Pizza Shop
One of the first documented Internet purchases was a pepperoni pizza with mushrooms and extra cheese from Pizza Hut.
New York Pizza
The iconic taste of NYC pizza is attributed to the city's pure water
There are DVDs that look and smell like pizza when you are done watching them.
The word "pizza" dates back over a thousand years it was first mentioned in a Latin text written in southern Italy in 997 CE.
There's a pizza museum in Philadelphia called Pizza Brain that is home to the world's largest collection of pizza memorabilia.
Dough-spinning has its own professional-level sporting event where pizza teams compete in acrobatic dough-spinning competitions at the World Pizza Championships.
Ready To Eat Pizza
The U.S. Military Lab recently invented a ready-to-eat pizza that can last for up to three years. The pizza is intended for soldiers abroad who are craving a slice
The first frozen pizza hit the market in 1962. It mostly tasted like cardboard until the genius food inventor Rose Totino got her hands on it.
First Pizza in America
The first pizza place in America was Lombardi's in New York City--originally a grocery store, Lombardi's started selling pizza in 1905.
Pizza chefs call the internal cell structure of pizza dough "the crumb". Most pizza makers try to achieve a crumb that's airy with large holes.
World's Largest Pizza
The largest pizza in the world was 131 feet in diameter, and weighed 51,257 pounds.
Pizzerias sell the most pizzas on Halloween, the night before Thanksgiving, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, and Super Bowl Sunday.