Salute Dr. Seuss's memory with this appropriately colorful Cat in the Hat-inspired martini called The Thing Two, courtesy of Café La Rue in La Jolla, CA.
A History Lesson With Booze
The story of a clever businessman mass-produced toothpicks and popularlized them using intimidation tactics that, remarkably, had nothing to do with shaming people for food caught in their teeth.
in 1957, the Wham-O Toy Company bought the rights to an invention which would become its most famous product, the Frisbee. You might say the invention was easy as pie. Or a piece of cake. Or both, really.
Texas was known mainly for cattle and cotton until Pattillo Higgins came along. His hunch that there might be oil in them thar' hills lead to the discovery of a massive gusher, which would fuel the 20th century.
If you listen to this show on the radio, you have Edwin Armstrong to thank for it. He was commissioned by RCA to combat radio static on the AM band, but his solution — FM transmitting — wasn't quite what the corporation had in mind.
How post-cards, holiday greetings, and a whole bunch of random sentences created the text messaging protocol that defined a decade.
One of the most acclaimed movies ever, was made under some of the worst conditions ever. Produced in France amid WWII, "Children of Paradise" made it to American cinemas in November 1945.
The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel might be Michelangelo's most iconic masterpiece, but when he was first offered the commission, he absolutely did not want the job. Learn all about it, and a fortifying drink to serve with it.
In the autumn of 1939, a device was invented that changed the world's kitchens. Maybe not for the better, but certainly for the faster.
On October 14th, 2003 one of the most infamous errors in baseball history took place. And it wasn't made by a player.