Orville Redenbacher started growing popcorn when he was 12 years old to make extra money. He continued growing it through his teenage years and made enough money to put himself through college, where he received a bachel... More »

Orville Redenbacher first began growing popcorn in 1919 at the age of 12, and in 1965, he and his partner, Charles Bowman, perfected their light and fluffy popcorn hybrid. The hybrid reaches an impressive 44 to one ratio... More »

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Orville Redenbacher first began growing popcorn in 1919 at the age of 12, and in 1965, he and his partner, Charles Bowman, perfected their light and fluffy popcorn hybrid. The hybrid reaches an impressive 44 to one ratio... More »

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While the exact discoverer of popcorn isn't known, Michigan State University says that this snack likely originated in the Americas, with Mexico being the likely site of its first growth. The university also says that Ch... More »

Nobody invented popcorn; it has been around for thousands of years. In fact, popcorn was probably the first type of wild corn eaten by humans. It was also the first type of corn to be domesticated, which the Pre-Columbia... More »

The money box, also known as a piggy bank, dates back to Ancient Greece, where the first money box was found in the 2nd century BC. These initial money boxes were shaped like small temples and had a slot for inserting mo... More »

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Paper money was used first by the Chinese during the Tang Dynasty (A.D. 618 to 907). According to Time, the first forms of paper money were privately issued bills of credit or exchange. This practice continued for about ... More »