Can you believe this?
History is weird. Very weird. There are some strange anecdotes that most people would say could never have happened, but the irrefutable evidence suggests that it did indeed occur. Did you know that the cereals that you love so much were invented by a man who believed that self-pleasure was detrimental to health and that awful foods could cure it?
Read on to learn more about some of the strangest things that have ever happened.
During Prohibition, the United States government poisoned stocks of industrial alcohol that were usually used by bootleggers to make illegal moonshine. It was an alternate attempt to scare people into not drinking. Estimates say that 10,000 people were killed because of it. bullittmustangs
IBM supplied Nazi Germany with both the machines and the human operators that made it possible to identify the german Jews (by indexing census data).
Both before and during WW2, IBM punch cards tech was used to run the logistics in concentration camps, with Nazi Germany being IBM’s second largest market (second only to the US domestic market).
After the U.S entered the war, IBM continued the relationship through Switzerland, using a Polish subsidiary controlled by the Nazis. Thomas Watson, the CEO of IBM at the time, received the Iron Cross in 1937 for their help in tracking down half a million german Jews. He received it in Berlin, at the Congress of the International Chamber of Commerce (which he also was elected the president of that same year). (RandomLuddite)
The History of Kellogg
That corn flakes were created to keep people from masturbating. Bland food kills your boner.(StevesMcQueenIsHere)
Them being created to stop it was true. The “science” that they would work was pure conspiracy fiction. Kellogg was a nut job. (Rakonat)