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Dearfoams Slippers (aka Angel Treads)

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Every Christmas millions of Americans find classic slippers under the tree. For many, it’s a pair of Dearfoams. Manufactured by RG Barry Corporation since the late ’40s, the unique properties of these house shoes make them both durable and washable. Like many post-war products, the foam-soled slipper came to be after a hunt for alternative

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The Consolidated B-32 Dominator

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In June 1940, the US Army Air Corps requested a new bomber from Consolidated Aircraft Company in case there were significant delays with the B-29, which had already been in development for two years. The result was the B-32 Dominator, which itself took nearly four years to complete testing. The bomber almost didn’t see action

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