In The Good ‘Ol Summertime,Then and Now
(May 1st, 1998)
If the folklore is to be believed, the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair was the birthplace of many American favorites. It's interesting to see how much our nation has changed since then.THEN: Englishman Richard Blechyden can't even give away his fresh-brewed hot tea at the sweltering World's Fair,...
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Caffeine Warnings
(May 1st, 1998)
Instead of your name or a clever saying appearing on the side of your coffee mug, some people would rather see a huge government warning.The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) now thinks products containing caffeine should be labeled for content. They have asked the Food...
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A Different Kind of Shell Game
(May 1st, 1998)
Animal rights groups are boiling mad. There's a new shell game being played in some Florida restaurants, allowing guests to grab their lobsters for dinner.A machine known as "Lobster Zone" holds numerous delicious crustaceans and is a variation on the old "skill cranes" popular in most arcades. For...
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