Impress your friends: 4 strange facts about garlic, and 1 you'd never expect

Friday is National Garlic Day

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Did you know? Friday is National Garlic Day: a "holiday" that should be celebrated by all, considering how valuable the stuff really is -- (well, to everyone except vampires, that is).

So, what do we know about garlic? Other than it being the kryptonite to those vampires? A lot, actually. Whether it’s for consumption, medicinal or other uses, garlic definitely deserves its own day of recognition.


Next time you are in a junkyard and see demolished cars, think of garlic as one remedy to help make them new again. 

Garlic is a natural adhesive that can be used as glue or repair material for glass. Heck, maybe garlic can surface as more of a common cure to auto shops for cracked windshields. 

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Let all the vampire jokes commence now. 

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