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The Sweet New England History of the Frisbee

Decades before the plastic Frisbee was invented, New England resonated with the shouts of ‘Frisbee’ warning of an oncoming tin pie plate thrown through the air. The baked-good containers distributed by the Frisbie Pie Company eventually inspired marketers at Wham-O ...

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Alexander Graham Bell Takes Up Medicine

A magazine illustration depicting Alexander Graham Bell's efforts to save the president.

The brilliant inventor Alexander Graham Bell found his greatest success with the telephone, but perhaps his highest profile effort at inventing came when he tried his hand at medicine in an effort to save the life of the president of ...

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