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How 16 of the oldest companies on Earth have been making money for centuries, from guns to beer to shipping
The longest-lasting businesses produce food items, alcohol, or even firearms — things people have been interested in for centuries.
The Space Needle, Ferris wheel, Ford Mustang, and the ice cream cone were all introduced at World's Fairs throughout history.
President Nixon's 'In Event of Moon Disaster' remarks, prepared by speechwriter William Safire, are chilling to read.
No first couple has divorced while in the White House, but President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have sparked rumors for years.
NASA’s Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the moon 50 years ago. Here’s every historic Apollo mission explained.
NASA's Apollo 8 mission was the first to orbit the moon. No US spacecraft has returned to the lunar surface since 1972, but that could soon change.
Ticker Tape parades have been a New York City staple for more than 100 years. Here’s a look back at the long-standing tradition.
The US Women's National Team celebrated their World Cup win in a very NYC way — by starring in a ticker tape parade down Broadway.
Many people incorrectly think that the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4 — here’s the real reason the US c...
The United States holiday is meant to celebrate the day the 13 colonies declared independence from Britain in 1776.
The Fourth of July is a big deal in the US, but there are actually a lot of popular myths swirling around America's Independence Day.
Nathan's has claimed that's it's been hosting its hot dog eating contest on Independence Day since 1916 — but that's a hoax.
Nike is facing backlash after killing a Betsy Ross-themed shoe — but many of the defenders of the ‘founding mother’ are pushing an u...
Betsy Ross was indeed a Philadelphian upholsterer during the time of the American Revolution, and she did create many flags — but the rest is murky.