Cracker Jack, Cream of Wheat, Juicy Fruit, Quaker Oats, Shredded Wheat, Pabst Blue Ribbon, elongated coins, spray paint, Phosphorescent lamps, and a zipper precursor were all introduced at the Columbian Expo in Chicago in 1893 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wor…
Researchers started a "MIT science club for disabled children" then fed the children radioactive cereal to help Quaker Oats prove that their product was more nutritious than their competitor Cream of Wheat. They told the children they were eating vitamins and would get baseball tickets. priceonomics.com/the-mit-…
Aunt Jemima wasn't a real person, however the black chef on the front of Cream of Wheat is. straightdope.com/columns/…
A Chicago chef named Frank White claimed to be the man on the Cream of Wheat box en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…

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