People Are Swooping Up Purell as Soon as the Hand Sanitizer Hits the Shelves

The demand for Purell is at an all-time high.

A Bacardi Rum Factory Is Now Producing Hand Sanitizer

Bacardi Rum survived the revolution, Prohibition and now coronavirus.

The Inspiration Behind Bounce Was a Man Trying to Help His Wife Do Laundry

How Bounce helped all of our laundry loads.

Shiny Aluminum Luggage Is Popular Now, but Zero Halliburton Pioneered It

Plenty of luggage brands now offer aluminum, but Zero Halliburton is the one that pioneered it.

How Hot Wheels Became the Fastest Selling Toy in America

How Hot Wheels became a best-selling toy in America.

The Staying Power—and Evolution—of Wrangler Jeans

Wrangler started off as a rugged pair of jeans for cowboys and has since evolved.

Mark Cross, the 175-year-old ‘American Hermès,’ Regains Its Luxury Status

The boxy profile of Mark Cross bags have since become a widely imitated signature.

How the Revolutionary ‘Cheese Food’ Velveeta Became a Super Bowl Staple

Velveeta is a 'pasteurized recipe cheese product,' there are actual historical reasons why such a product exists—and makes a such good dip.

Polaroids Are Popular (Again) With Gen Z and Millennials Enamored by Vintage Appeal

Polaroid instant cameras are hip again.

The Happy Meal Ranks Among the Most Successful—and Copied—Ideas

McDonald's happy meal is an iconic lunch box that provides a special kids meal.