It has long been called the “wonder drug.” No brand name has been so closely tied to the drug aspirin as Bayer, as demonstrated by this series of 1926 newspaper advertisements. Aspirin was promoted as a reliever of pain and fever, helping patients who suffer from colds, toothaches, sore throats, arthritis and many other maladies. … More Ads in History: 1926 Bayer Aspirin
Long before Thomas Alva Edison invented the modern light bulb and changed the world, he was a budding child entrepreneur who hawked snacks and sundries on passenger trains and published his own mobile weekly newspaper. On two occasions, Edison was roughed up by a co-worker or customer: one threw him off a moving train and … More Throw Thomas Edison From the Train!