Would you trust this man with your meat?

Meet Earl Tupper. While working as a chemical engineer for Du Pont in the 1940's, Mr. Tupper stumbled across a way to make plastics that were safe for food, and could be molded. He also worked on the airtight "seals" which he modeled after inverted paint can lids. The result of his long lonely nights in the dark dingy basement lab, was a …

The First Computer – ENIAC 1940’s

Announced on February 14, 1946, ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) was the result of work funded by the United States Army Ballistics Research. The Army needed a way to speed the process and improve the accuracy of calculating artillery firing tables. It took a year to design and 18 months to build, but John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert of the University …

No Invitation Necessary

Listen to the second hand on your clock and every tick that goes by represents a man, woman, or child that was killed during WWII. Now imagine the ticking continues for almost two full years. The deadliest war in the history of mankind, 60 million people perished. Our nation led the way in a war that had to be won. Grown kids barely men, one day learning in …