Rural Illinois may lack microbrews, but The Barrel Society in Princeton specializes in craft beers and whiskey. A small midwestern town was also home to an engineer who designed the modern sealed bicycle hub.
In 1975 The Foundation for the Community of Artists published a Health Hazards Manual, an early effort to warn painters about the risks of poor ventilation. Another risk involved being stranded somewhere in Chicago after midnight without a ride home.
K’s First Case, written by L.G. Alexander, is a Longman reader for students learning English as a second language. It’s 1975 publication in Hong Kong helped inspire an act of self-naming.
The TV series Batman, starring Adam West, ran for three seasons, from 1966 to 1968. Each episode concluded with unanswered questions.
The first pager system was used by the Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn. Although associated with drug dealers, by the 1990s beepers became popular among teenagers, who developed elaborate codes based on numerical displays.