CREDIT: Flickr/Stacy Spensley
From time to time, Reddit can teach us some interesting things -- such as what a "lifetime supply" really is, or that we spend waaaay too much time on Reddit. In this case, we combed the annals of their TIL (Today I Learned) subreddit in order to find some seriously intriguing, disturbing and downright awesome things about the foods and drinks we consume every day. Or will eat every day, in the case of petroleum jelly.
Sir Robert Augustus Chesebrough (aka "Robby Jelly") apparently also recovered from a serious lung infection in his mid-50s by having a "nurse" cover him head-to-toe in Vaseline. He died in New Jersey in 1933, because, obviously. (link)