Beloved children’s book author Roald Dahl was a spy.
While following a leaky milk truck, Edward Hines came up with the idea of painting lines down the middle of the road so that cars would avoid hitting each other head on.
From 1908 to 1940, Sears sold more than 70,000 homes in North America.
Coca Cola saved one town in Florida from the Depression.
“Nutty Narrows” is the name of a squirrel bridge in Longview, Washington. It was built to allow squirrels to safely cross the road.
Osama Bin Laden was killed during Operation Neptune Spear by US Navy Seal Robert J. O’Neill on May 2, 2011.
The very first TV commercial in America was aired on July 1, 1941. It was 10 seconds and cost $9.
NASA Engineer Dr. Lonnie Johnson, while working on the Galileo Mission to Jupiter, invented the Super Soaker.
A waffle iron inspired one of the first pairs of Nikes.
A cattle rancher in New Jersey named Henry Ruschmann is credited for inventing glitter.