KMB episode 10, brought to you by Wtf Is With This Weather, Canadian edition. Jumping between -15°C and +15°C is not my idea of fun...
Weird culture things you've probably never heard of time!
When you cook rice and it turns out really well, you'll often hear in CMs and the like, "お米が立つ!" which literally translates to "The rice is standing!"
Supposedly, well-cooked rice will have many grains near the top standing on end. Why? No clue. But you can see what I mean when zooming in on the above picture a bit: