Coca-Cola was first produced on May 8th, 1886. It was invented by Dr. John Stith Pemberton, a pharmacist in Atlanta, Georgia who sold it through a local pharmacy for five cents a glass. More »

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According to the Coca-Cola company itself, the original formula of the soft drink Coca-Cola was never green. The company goes on to suggest that perhaps people formulated this idea because the original glass bottles used... More »

The original, and current, color of Coca-Cola was brown. Many rumors are associated with the popular drink, including that the original color was green. The original bottle was green but the beverage itself has always be... More »

John Pemberton, a pharmacist from Atlanta, created and sold the drink known as Coca-Cola in 1886. The formula had been in the making for over 20 years, however. More »

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Dr. John Pemberton first created the syrup for Coca-Cola in Atlanta, Ga. on May 8, 1886. The syrup was mixed with carbonated water and sold at the Jacobs' Pharmacy as a fountain drink, where glasses of the new drink cost... More »

In 1897, the pencil sharpener was invented by John Lee Love. He was issued a patent for it on Nov. 23, 1897. That style of pencil sharpener is still in use today in schools and offices around the world, according to Abou... More »

The biggest inventions of 1994 were the CMOS image sensor and the first PlayStation games console. Other major inventions were the quantum cascade laser, the HIV protease inhibitor and the Segway. More »