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Today in 1879, the birthday of S.S. Adams. If you don’t know the name, you know the products: joy buzzers, sneezing powder, the dribble glass and hundreds of other novelties known all over the world all started with the S.S. Adams Company. Plus: a new website takes maps of the Roman Empire's extensive system of ancient roads and turns them into an interactive route planner.
Remembering the S.S. Adams Company (Stuckeys)
S.S. Adams, the Original Gag Factory (NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday)
If the ancient Romans had Google Maps (Big Think)
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