118: UPC Codes

June 26, 2015

On June 26, 1974, the first product with a UPC code was scanned by a cash register. Here are some things you may not know about the system. First, early ideas for methods to quickly scan items …

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117: “Our World”

June 25, 2015

  On June 25, 1967, the first live global satellite television show was aired. Here are a few facts you might not know about “Our World.” First, it’s best known for its finale, which featured …

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113: Father’s Day

June 21, 2015

Today is Father’s Day in the United States and many other countries around the world. Here are a few facts you may not have known about the holiday. First, it was started in 1910 by …

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111: Juneteenth

June 19, 2015

June 19th is the 150th anniversary of the news of the end of the American Civil War reaching Texas and the effective end of slavery in the United States. Here are a few things you …

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