What does it take to be a tip-top gas station service attendant during the 1940s? Find out how full-service went beyond 'Shall I fill it up with Super Special?'
Hawaii is experiencing its greatest tourist boom in history. But there are fears that the Islands' friendly Aloha spirit will be sacrificed in the rush to keep pace with the influx.
Lindy flight is boom to flying Intrepid pilot made financial backing available for aviation The development of aeronautics in America as a big b... Read more...
To most American women, lipstick is a form of clothing; without it, they feel undressed. In 1946 alone, American women spent an estimated $29,200,000 for 5000 tons of lipstick.
They're rocking in Detroit -- and selling, too By Peter Hoffman Detroit -- Until recently, this motor town's chief contributions to the American... Read more...
George Lucas talks about how he made 'Star Wars,' what he hoped to accomplish, the 'death of the western' and how he heard of wookies By Paul Sca... Read more...
Here's a look back from 1964 at the career of "American folk hero" Thomas Edison.
One chauffeured automobile accomplishes as much as two or three which are driven without chauffeurs. The chauffeur instantly becomes an economy - not merely a justifiable expense.
The fax of life: The fax machine revolution is conquering all in its path By Sara Peterson, The Hutchinson News Fax it! That phrase is becoming as... Read more...
The mean trick of a Santa Cruz dairyman, who fools the stock by an electric plant Dairyman Wilder, whose milk-producing establishment is about ten mi... Read more...
There is no more sordid or cynical chapter in IG Farben’s entire ugly history than the story of the concentration camp it built and ran for itself.
The demand for computer programmers is tremendous as business, industry, science, education and government all strive to reap technological benefits.
Berry Gordy, the man behind Motown Records, placed the first pressing of the new Diana Ross recording on the turntable in his dimly lit office here and settled back in his chair to let his musical instincts, which have been spectacularly correct over the years, work for him yet another time.
If you tried to pick five 19-cent food items that would total $12,000 a month sales, what would you choose?
The death of Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne in the crash of TWA Flight 599 on March 31, 1931, resulted in more than just the death of the football legend and seven others -- it was a pivotal moment in early airline and aviation safety.
While the "finale" in the original article title refers to the fact that this was Clark Gable's last movie -- he died just 12 days after filming of The Misfits ended -- looking back, we can see that the phrasing was oddly (and sadly) prescient: Time would eventually reveal that this was Marilyn Monroe's final film role, too.
Record stores in the Los Angeles area reported a dramatic increase in sales of Elvis Presley records Tuesday night.
"Laugh-In" got people talking about television again. Its rapid-fire gags, many of them dreadful, were repeated by millions every Tuesday morning.
Not one of us should blame fate or environment for what we are. If we feel that we are not the success we should be, it simply remains with ourselves to better our condition.
It is not astonishing that the profession of teaching does not in America attract talent, when it is known that the "market value" of a teacher of the first class is hardly $3000 per annum.
Too many people? Too little space? Ford Motor Company engineers have a better idea. Club Wagons that practically let you custom design the scaling...
You're not considered 'in' in some circles if you don't have a rock for a pet. And now, for only $4, the perfect pet can be yours - if you don't mind taking a rock for a walk.