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The NFL is turning 100 - here are 13 vintage photos that show how much football has changed

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Football helmets used to be made of leather and weren't mandatory in the NFL until 1943.
Scoreboards used to be manually operated.
Football audiences dressed more formally than they do now.
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Before there were durable plastic football helmets and virtual reality training sessions, there were thin leather helmets and chalkboards.
The game of football has undergone many changes since the National Football League was founded in 1920.
In honor of the NFL's 100th year , here's a look back at what the game of football used...
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Prohibition began in the US 100 years ago today - this map shows how many bars per capita there are in each state

Prohibition began in the US 100 years ago today - this map shows how many bars per capita there are in each state

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Prohibition, the 13-year-long nationwide ban on alcoholic beverages in the US, began on January 16, 1920.
To commemorate the anniversary, we used data from the US Census Bureau to estimate the number of bars in each state, adjusted for population.
The northernmost Great Plains and Mountain states had the highest number of bars per capita according to the Census figures, while states across the South tended to have fewer.
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A hundred years ago today, the 18th Amendment to the US Constitution came into effect , banning the production and sale...
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PRESENTING: How to change careers and become a craft brewer with a 6-figure salary and a booming business

PRESENTING: How to change careers and become a craft brewer with a 6-figure salary and a booming business

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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America's beer landscape has changed significantly since Prohibition started.
Before Prohibition, brewhouses were a staple of the American landscape that reflected the local character of towns across the country.
Craft breweries added $79.1 billion to the US economy in 2018 and provided more than 550,000 total jobs.
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Today is the 100 year anniversary of Prohibition. Its history shows us that bans rarely work

Today is the 100 year anniversary of Prohibition. Its history shows us that bans rarely work

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Jay L. Zagorsky is a senior lecturer in the Questrom School of Business at Boston University .
While alcohol consumption fell in 1920, the first year of Prohibition, but reached about two-thirds of pre-Prohibition levels by 1921.
Today, Americans drink about the same amount they did before Prohibition.
Zagorsky argues that raising the price of something is better than a ban - that's how the US cut the share of adult smokers.
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On Jan. 17, 1920, one hundred years ago, America officially went dry .
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16 pictures that show how much being an American bartender has changed in the 100 years since Prohibition

16 pictures that show how much being an American bartender has changed in the 100 years since Prohibition

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

January 16 marks the 100 year anniversary of the start of Prohibition , when the US banned the sale and manufacturing of alcohol.
Though bartending used to be considered a "seedy" profession because of its association to alcohol, the job holds more prestige today.
Here's a look at how bartending has changed in the last 150 years, including during the Prohibition era and World War II.
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One hundred years after the 18th Amendment banned the sale of alcohol in the US - paving a way for the country's Prohibition era - working at bars looks...
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