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,”
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.
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.
Bell writes in the letter, postmarked from Washington DC, on December 30, to his parents that he is ‘quite troubled by your account of the lightning accident at Tutelo Heights.