The Origin of Graham Crackers
  • 20 August 2002
Were graham crackers named for a man who believed unhealthy diet led to sexual excess?
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Cocktails Came Out of Prohibition?
  • 14 April 2016
A long-running claim that cocktails were an entirely American invention appears to be something of...
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The Origins of FedEx
  • 28 May 2009
Did the idea behind FedEx earn that company's founder a failing mark while he was...
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Potato Chip Origin Were potato chips invented thanks to a cook's momentary fit of pique?
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Stethoscope Invention Was the stethoscope invented thanks to a doctor's modesty?
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Brassiere and Otto Titzling Was the brassiere invented by Otto Titzling?
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Play-Doh Origins Play Doh started out as a wallpaper cleaner?
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Life Without Black People List of technological innovations brought about by African-American inventors.
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Monkee Mike Nesmith and Liquid Paper Did Monkee Mike Nesmith's mother invent Liquid Paper?
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Cabbage Patch Dolls Were Cabbage Patch dolls designed to resemble what people will look like after a nuclear...
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Champagne Glass Origin Were champagne glasses modeled on Marie Antoinette's breasts?
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Botts’ Dots How Botts' Dots, the rounded raised markers on California roads, came to be invented.
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