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Lesser Known Inventors

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  • 1947 - Louis Réard, a Parisian engineer, introduces an even smaller suit—made from just 30 inches of fabric—and calls it the bikini after Bikini Atoll, the Pacific Ocean site famous for hosting the first atomic bomb test on July 1 of the previous year.


High Five 

  • 1955 French Movie - Breathless ??
  • Women's volleyball in 60s 
  • Not Derek Smith, Louisville
  • Not Glenn Burke
  • Not Murray State player  (just made up, player and school picked at random)


Seattle Dog

  • Hadley Longe
  • Sold grilled vegetarian bagels from a pushcard in Carbondale Illinois
  • Moved to Seattle and ran deli cart between J&M and Central Tavern 
  • “I didn’t want to sell out and be a hot dog vendor,” Long said. But he had these bialy sticks, essentially bagels shaped like hot dog buns. He put cream cheese and a hot dog on them.
  • Over time, other vendors started putting cream cheese and grilled onions on their hot dogs. It got the name Seattle dog. 



Hawaiian Pizza



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