You’ve may have noticed a black band and tiny black dots around your windshield (or windscreen for those in the UK). These dots and the band are present on almost ...

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He’s been in countless commercials selling tires. He’s large and round and is known as Michelin Man, the mascot of the Michelin Tire Company. But the Michelin Man actually has ...

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Velcro is found everywhere and can be used in an almost limitless number of applications, but if it weren’t for a simple observation by one man, we might have never ...

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FAST FACT One of the most famous jingles in advertising has been “I am stuck on Band-Aid, ’cause Band-Aid’s stuck on me!”, and this jingle was written by singer and ...

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Post-It Notes are those colorful, sticky pieces of paper that help us remember important items or things to do. They are found in offices, homes, and classrooms around the world ...

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FAST FACT Starbucks is named after Captain Ahab’s first mate from Moby Dick. Gordon Bowke, a co-founder of the company in 1971, had originally considered naming the company for the name ...

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Who would have ever thought that something you could find any time you walked out of your front door could have become a million-dollar bestseller. It wasn’t something like diamonds ...

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For a short moment in the late-1980s, Pepsi became the 6th largest navy in the world because of a deal with the Soviet Union. Here’s the story behind how it ...

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Australia has the largest mining gold reserves anywhere in the world at 10,000 metric tons, followed by Russia at 7,500 metric tons. But there is another place that actually has ...

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The Super Soaker has been a staple to cool off and have fun for kids and even adults during those long, hot summer months. But the invention of the Super ...

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Mike Mozart/Flickr Henry Ford started Ford Motor Company and developed the moving assembly line for the mass production of his automobiles, but he also came up with a completely different ...

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