This week, back in 1847, a seafarer from Maine created one of the most popular confections in America.
A History Lesson With Booze ™
Around this time back in 2007, a guy named Richard Drew was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Learn the sticky history and enjoy a Vermouth-based cocktail.
Right around this time back in 1987, New Jersey became the 3rd state in the union to mandate trash recycling… and the impetus may’ve been the long and inglorious journey of the Mobro 4000 — a barge, loaded with litter, that couldn’t find a home. Hear the story, then toss back this trashy custom cocktail.
This week back in 1926, a great American's high-flying career came to a sudden end. We toast to Bessie Coleman's life and legacy with a moonshine-based cocktail.
This week back in 1983, a German magazine spent millions on what they thought were the genuine wartime diaries of Adolf Hitler. They were wrong.
Learn how a Chicago priest named Casimir Zeglen used silk to invent the modern armor... and how the crafty inventor Jan Szczepanik took all the credit.
Around this time, back in the 19th century, one of the wonders of the natural world... became one of the creepiest.
This week back in 1870, the inventor became an underground sensation, only to have his success blown away. Find out more and quickly enjoy the breezy rye cocktail it inspired.
This week back in 1859, an engineer was born who delighted the world… but it didn't delight him back. Learn all about the triumph and tragedy of George Ferris and get a gilded drink to go with it.
This week back in 1890, one of the most famous journalists of the century returned from one of the most famous journeys of the century.