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False Teeth

January 1, 1770

Illustration by Ashley Whitby Around 500 BC, Etruscans in northern Italy made dentures out of human or other animal teeth. London‘s Peter de la Roche is believed to be one of the first ‘operators for the teeth’, men who advertised … Continue reading

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Coke Without Coke

May 1, 1904

Illustration by Eric Bethea Colonel John Pemberton was wounded in the Civil War, became addicted to morphine, and began a quest to find a substitute for the dangerous opiate.[5] The prototype Coca-Cola recipe was formulated at Pemberton’s Eagle Drug and … Continue reading

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