After the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the United States was forced to consider that an invasion by Japanese forces on the Hawaiian Islands was entirely possible. ...

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In the 1970s, McDonald’s used to give out a small 5-inch spoon-shaped coffee stirrer in their restaurants with each cup of coffee. But they discontinued the use of the spoons ...

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Hulk Hogan, the famous wrestler with the signature look and who inspired “Hulkamania,” has had his name associated with a multitude of products. But there was one product he passed ...

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There have been many gold and gem rushes that have hit various parts of the United States throughout history, but did you know there was another rush on gems that ...

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A once-popular company had the chance to buy Google for a low, low price It’s one of the most famous deals that never happened. In 1999, Google’s founders were willing to ...

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Barbie is the fashion doll made by the toymaker Mattel that has been around for over 60 years, as you probably know. She’s had over 200 occupations and only one ...

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It’s one of the most popular desserts of all time, but where did the chocolate chip cookie come from? The chocolate chip cookie was invented by Ruth Graves Wakefield at ...

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There’s probably a good chance that if you live in the United States that you’ve used or at least seen the Redbox DVD and Blu-ray video rental machines sitting in ...

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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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Walt Disney World is the most visited vacation resort in the world, but it might not have been that way if Walt Disney hadn’t kept the development a secret in ...

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It’s known as “Black Gold” and “Texas Tea,” and it fuels our cars, airplanes, and ships so they can go, but what we get from an ordinary barrel of crude ...

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