Bracket of Completely Random Things That Aren’t Related in Any Way: Ham Loaf Region Round 1!

Ham Loaf Region: Round 1

 

16) Strait of Hormuz -vs- 1) unicycles

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The narrow Strait of Hormuz is the only sea passage between the oil-rich Persian Gulf and open ocean.

Unicycles are one-wheeled vehicles with pedals and a seat for one rider.

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9) Neil deGrasseTyson -vs- 8) Sriracha sauce

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Neil deGrasse Tyson is the preeminent astrophysicist and science advocate of our time.

Sriracha sauce is a Thai food-inspired hot sauce. It is sometimes known as “rooster sauce” or “cock sauce.”

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5) the human anus -vs- 12) Manifest Destiny

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The anus is the external opening of the rectum. It helps keep feces inside the body — and expel it during defecation.

Manifest Destiny is the 19th century American belief that it was the destiny of the nation to expand westward and settle North America.

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4) Sarah Michelle Gellar -vs- 13) photosynthesis

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Sarah Michelle Gellar is best known for he roles in I Know What You Did Last Summer and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She now stars with Robin Williams in the CBS show The Crazy Ones.

Photosynthesis is the process by which plants use sunlight to synthesize carbon dioxide and water. A byproduct of the process is oxygen, which makes life on Earth possible for animals, including humans.

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6) Pluto -vs- 11) anime

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Pluto is an outer body in the solar system that was discovered in 1930. It was long considered a planet, but in 2006 officially lost “planet” status.

Anime is kind of Japanese animation, often related to science fiction.

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3) cilantro -vs- 14) Enola Gay

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Cilantro, also known as coriander, is a herb used in many dishes.

The Enola Gay is the B-29 bomber that dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.

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7) lust -vs- 10) Wendy’s Natural Cut fries

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Lust is the desire to have sexual relations with someone.

Wendy’s Natural Cut fries are the french fries sold at Wendy’s restaurants. They are apparently cut in some sort of natural manner.

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15) Express Checkout -vs- 2) myrrh

expressmyrrhExpress Checkout allows shoppers with fewer items to avoid lines that have shoppers with many items.

Myrrh aromatic resin of a number of small, thorny tree species. The Bible says that the Wise Men presented the baby Jesus with myrrh.

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