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1944: World War II Rationing Of Most Meat Grades Offici...

May 3, 2020

During the onslaught of World War II, Americans at home tightened their belts and sacrificed many of their favorite meals when they were asked to ration much...

What Was The First Thing Ever Bought On The Internet? W...

April 20, 2020

The Internet has been a boon for commerce, but back when it was more tape and spinning reel-to-reel machines than a mysterious set of digital tubes, online s...

John Pemberton, Creator of Coca Cola: Facts & Stories Y...

November 30, 2019

Coca-Cola is one of the most recognizable brands in the world. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for NYCWFF) There are few products as American as Coca-Cola. T...

Black Friday: History, Who Created It, And Why Do We Ha...

November 29, 2019

Black Friday shopping. (Photo by David Cliff/NurPhoto via Getty Images) In recent decades, a new holiday tradition cropped up in the United States: Black Frid...