As one listener points out, we might not have carrot cake today if Germans weren't forced to bake with ersatz materials during World War I. This little girl might have had to settle for chocolate instead. Fox Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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A Farewell To Carrot Cake (And Other Things Lost Without World War I)
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Without World War I, the woman's suffrage movement might have been slower to gain traction. Paul Thompson/Getty Images hide caption

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Without World War I, A Slower U.S. Rise, No 'God Bless America'
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Vladimir Lenin in 1900. In our counterfactual history, his career as the producer of the musical Pins and Needles is only a few years away. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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A World Without World War I, Featuring Health-Nut Hitler
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This illustration from an Italian newspaper depicts Gavrilo Princip killing Archduke Francis Ferdinand on June 28, 1914. Achille Beltrame/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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How Bad Directions (And A Sandwich?) Started World War I
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