Lyme disease is named for Lyme, CT, where several cases were identified in 1975.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s most famous novel is Slaughterhouse-Five. You may have read it -- it's taught in many high school English classes in the U.S., though in others it has been banned.
Just the obligatory "we're on Twitter!" reminder.
An anagram is a word or phrase that, when its letters are unscrambled, forms a completely different word or phrase.
Editor's Note: In response to the somewhat frantic emails I've been receiving today, let me reiterate (pre-iterate?) what it says in large text below: this is not something we're consid
Author Jack London's real life was every bit as interesting as the characters in his books.
I'm heading out to Cleveland tomorrow morning for a visit to our Midwest headquarters (and new retail store), and I still need to pack.
I'm a total Gleek, I admit it.
Your local convenience store may not accept bills larger than $20, but once upon a time you could have paid for your gum with a nice fresh $10,000 bill.
There's nothing quite like old advertisements to give us a look-see at what the past thought the future would look like, taste like, talk like or sound like.
Cannibalism, as repulsive as it is, can be understood in cases where consuming the deceased is an alternative to certain starvation.
Enjoy Tuesday's Brain Game; thanks for playing!
What's the next letter in the following sequence?
T, E, T, T, ?
Here is the SOLUTION.
The letters represent t
A pilot's life is nowhere near as glamorous as the public thinks, and it's gone nowhere but downhill over time. Does more work with less pay affect travel safety?
Since my guitar virtuosos Late Movies post from last week ignited such a firestorm of controversy, I thought it was only natural to follow it up with a list of some of my favorite bass players.
Where to start a post about LeBron James and renaissance except in the dark ages of the basketball town where I live.
Some context first: The last championship in our city was in 1964.
A bit of nerdy interactive fun for you today: the New York Times has an Interactive Map of Netflix Queues covering 100 "frequently rented" titles from 2009, including very heavily-rented ti