Before “rocketmail” was the name of a short-lived free e-mail service in the late ’90s, it was an idea propounded by German inventor Professor Oberth, who thought it was a good idea to literally use a high-velocity, ill-aimed projectile to deliver mail from Berlin to New York City.
During the Great Storm of 1703, he and five others perished when they refused to leave the lighthouse, guiding ships from the rocks, and the tower collapsed.
In early 1849, Joshua Shelby was working as a cook in a fancy St.
In June, Infinite Monkey Theorem, a hip winery in Denver, began selling its black muscat, a slightly effervescent wine with a subtle taste of litchi, in a small black can emblazoned with its monkey logo.
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You know what they say: “a penny saved is a penny earned,”
When we hear the word “entrepreneur,” we tend to conjure up images of tech magnates or other computer-based startup business owners.
Ed Herr of Herr Foods estimates that if they currently made potato chips the same way they did back in the 1940s, they’d cost about $25 a bag.
My father and I had a small business in Modesto, California called Nickel News.
This would have been a patent for all uses of the telegraph—and would also have included the Internet.