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The Fascinating Origins of Everyday Things (Part 2)


In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we start off looking at that time the United States government banned pre-sliced bread… Really.

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Moving on to the next section we look at who exactly invented what is so often compared to the “best things”- pre-sliced bread and the little saga to him getting bakers to accept his invention.

After that, we look at the surprisingly interesting saga of the invention and popularization of the shopping cart.

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