The World’s Fair Is Where America Learned To Love The Banana (Cool Weird Awesome 314)

By |2020-06-05T08:19:53-04:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

It was on this day in 1876 that the U.S. first fell in love with the banana, when it was introduced at the World's Fair in Philadelphia. Though, back then, eating a banana was quite a bit different than it is today. Plus: on National Doughnut Day, we mark the moment in 2012 when festival-goers in Ukraine proved doughnuts were as good for art as they were for snack time.