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The Disturbing True Story of Kellogg’s Anti-Masturbation Cereal

Have you ever wondered who invented cheese? Or big, crusty bread? Seriously: How did anyone know to combine ground-up grains with water and yeast and…

The Best Time in History to Use a Toilet

There’s nothing quite like finding a toilet you can spend the rest of your life with — one you’ll forever compare all other toilets to,…

How Beer Became American

Just in time for the Fourth of July, Budweiser has released a special-edition beer called “Freedom Reserve,” allegedly inspired by George Washington’s own homebrewed beer…