Useless Knowledge Recap
by AJ Silver
posted Jun 1 2013 1:23PM
Q: In 1890 this was drink was invented and originally named “Brads Drink. What is it called today?
A: In 1890, Pepsi-Cola was invented by Caleb Bradham, a pharmacist, and was originally called "Brad's Drink."
Q: This was invented in 1876, and was the first of its kind
A: In 1876, the first microphone was invented by Emile Berliner.
Q: At just 4 years old this person was able to learn a new piece of music in just a half hour?
Q: In 1914 a skin cream was created that a customer claimed it had quote “Knocked out his eczema”. What was it?
A: In 1914, a skin cream was created called "Dr. Bunting's Sunburn Remedy." A customer claimed that the cream had "knocked out his eczema." The name was then changed to what we know now as Noxema.