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PepsiCo. Sets the Record Straight on Who Invented Hot Cheetos Ahead of Eva Longoria Biopic – E! Online

UPDATE: PepsiCo. is apologizing for any “confusion” surrounding the identity of the inventor of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. On Friday, May 21, the company, which owns Frito-Lay and… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

How a Railroad Engineer From Nebraska Invented the World’s First Ski Chairlift

SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | Feb. 2, 2021, 9:38 a.m. Growing up, Marilyn Curran Ryan remembers being strictly forbidden from opening the drawers of her father’s secretary desk in the living room of their South Omaha, Nebraska, home. That’s where Union Pacific engineer James Curran kept his blueprints and drawings, including the plans......

Who Invented the Alphabet?

Centuries before Moses wandered in the “great and terrible wilderness” of the Sinai Peninsula, this triangle of desert wedged between Africa and Asia attracted speculators, drawn by rich mineral deposits hidden in the rocks. And it was on one of these expeditions, around 4,000 years ago, that some mysterious person......

The Paralyzed World War II Veterans Who Invented Wheelchair Basketball

On an unremarkable Wednesday evening in the spring of 1948, 15,561 spectators flocked to New York’s Madison Square Garden to watch two teams of World War II veterans play an exhibition basketball game. The servicemen who took to the hardwood that night were as extraordinarily ordinary as any group of......

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