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Nintendo Originally Made Playing Cards

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nintendo, one of the worlds leading game console manufacturers originally made and sold playing cards, but that isn’t all they did. They had a sordid, forgotten past that very few people even know about. Nintendo were involved in illegal gambling, pornography and even prostitution. Their involvement in these activities ran up until the late 1970’s. …

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Adidas and Puma Were Owned by Brothers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The multinational shoes, sportswear and clothing manufacturers Adidas and Puma entered this world as one, small company. It didn’t take long for the company to split and enter one of the most bitter business rivalries in recent history. Adidas and Puma as one In 1924 in┬áHerzogenaurach in Germany, two brothers, Adolf and Rudolf Dassler started …

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Apple Co-founder Ronald Wayne Sold His Apple Shares for $800 – Costing Him $35 Billion

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the co-founders of Apple, Ronald Wayne, made perhaps the biggest mistake of his life in 1976. In fact, it was probably one of the biggest financial blunders in history. If it isn’t the worst decision ever, it is up there among them. I can hear a lot of you now asking why? Well, …

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Whitehouse.com Was A Porn Site

Reading Time: 2 minutes Back in the 1990’s, when the internet was still in the warm up phase of its development, there were very few websites around, especially when compared to today. Pretty much the only TLD that anyone used was the .com. So if you wanted to visit a government site, most people would simply type .com at …

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