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Speedy Gonzales Was Banned By Cartoon Network For Being Racially Offensive

Reading Time: 2 minutes It may not seem that odd that Speedy Gonzales was banned by Cartoon Network for being racially offensive, but it was the way that he returned to air that is totally amazing. Speedy Gonzales is a Warner Bros. cartoon that first aired in 1953. It features a Mexican mouse as the title character that has …

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Steve Jobs’ First Business Was Selling Illegal Blue Boxes That Gave People Free Phone Calls

Reading Time: 2 minutes Steve Jobs’ first business was selling a device called a blue box. What exactly was a blue box? It was a device that allowed people to make phone calls for free. That’s right people, the late head of the largest company in the world started off his stellar career conducting an illegal activity. However, even …

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Apple’s Original Logo Featured Sir Isaac Newton Under an Apple Tree

Reading Time: 3 minutes These days when someone mentions apple, most people think of the over priced consumer electronic products. You know the things. The $2,000 Facebook machine or the new flexible iPhone. But believe it or not, there was once a time when the word apple would mean fruit. Yeah, I know, I can’t believe it either. In …

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