Another version holds that Native Americans stumbled on sap running from a broken maple branch.
Thomas Jefferson reportedly brought a waffle iron home from France around 1789, helping spark a fad for waffle parties in the States.
But it wasn't until the 1930s that a California family combined instant waffle mix, electricity and ingenuity to come up with a way to mass-produce waffles.
But Bugs Bunny, the iconic cartoon character who turns 75 on Monday, took a lot longer to come to life.
Scroll down to read that story–but not before watching a clip from his first official appearance, in the 1940 Tex Avery cartoon Here's how the world's favorite cartoon rabbit came to be.
John Mc Cain, has been a co-host on the Fox News afternoon program “Outnumbered.” In a statement, Fox News said: “Meghan has been a valuable part of ‘Outnumbered’ and the Fox News team.