I had hearts of palm in a salad the other day–mmm mmm scrumptious! But it got me thinking, who figured out that it was good to eat the center of a tree? It’s analogous to those stupid human tricks. Exactly how does one learn that they can stick a 20-penny nail into their sinus cavity and burst the balloon they previously swallowed? When was it determined that eating rattlesnake won’t kill you and that lady realized she could bug her eyes out of her head?