Who was General Tso and why is chicken named after him?

General Tso's Chicken is named after Chinese statesman and military leader Zuo Zongtang (a.k.a General Tso, Tso Tsung-t'ang, and Marquis Kejing), but he personally...
eBay

How did eBay get its name?

eBay.com got its name from the company name, The Echo Bay Technology Company.Pierre Omidyar created the website AuctionWeb in 1995. AuctionWeb was the predecessor to...
Golden Gate Bridge

How did the Golden Gate Bridge get its name?

Contrary to popular belief, the Golden Gate bridge is not named for its color. It's actually named after the Golden Gate Strait that runs beneath...
Chef Boyardee

Was Chef Boyardee a real person?

Unlike the fictional product marketing icons of Betty Crocker, Aunt Jemima, and Mrs. Butterworth, Chef Boyardee was indeed a real person. The others were created...
Gatorade

Why is it called Gatorade?

Gatorade is named after the "gator," which is the mascot for the University of Florida sports teams.In early summer of 1965, the coaching staff...

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