On November 10, 1951, Mayor M. Leslie Downing of Englewood, New Jersey, picked up a phone and dialed 10 digits. After 18 seconds he connected with Mayor Frank Osborne in Alameda, California. It was a milestone moment in the history of the telephone—even though the first phone call had been made 75 years earlier. Why?…
A friend of mine recently turned me on to http://www.crystalheadvodka.com/. Named after Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and promoted by none other than Dan Akroyd (who already has a few ventures under way in the spirits industry), the new product’s success will no doubt be dependent upon its packaging and promotion….