Lyme disease is named for Lyme, CT, where several cases were identified in 1975.
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That was what Teri Horton, a now-retired truck driver from California, said when a friend suggested that a painting Horton had bought at a garage sale looked like the work of the uber-famous artist.
While doing research for an upcoming article on string theory (a "big idea" if we ever saw one), I ran across this interview with Lisa Randall.
When I was 13, Emmitt Smith was the greatest player in the NFL. The biggest name in high school football that year was Albert Clifford "A.C." Slater.
Y'know, now that the election season is over and we're recovering from the caustic effects of all those horrid political ads, we're feeling kinda touchy-feely.
Assuming "Casino Royale" doesn't flop a la "The Adventures of Pluto Nash" this weekend (and we think that's a pretty safe assumption), the next Bond movie is slated for N
While you might be able to find the soothing Pepto-Bismol shade at your local paint shop, chances are that after this Monday, you won't see the color lining any Kansas City prison walls anymore.
While visiting Hawaii, both Jack London and Mark Twain both tried surfing. London hung ten in 1907 -- pictured below, sometime afterwards -- and fell in love with it,
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The YouTube Hunter is as pleased as any pampered coastal elite to see the Borat movie perform as well as it has.
According to the residents of Hibbing, Minnesota
Hibbing, Minnesota was a mining town.
Here's the first in our four installments teaching you what to eat, what to drink, how to look, and how to travel if you want to be James Bond -- or, at least, if you wanted in 1965 to be James B
For the benefit of all you cooking show fanatics out there -- and I live with one, so I know you're out there -- this is my humble contribution to the genre; a one-word crash-course in modern Ha
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If you missed yesterday's installment, we're on an IQ-tips timewarp trip this week, dipping into Amy Vanderbilt's classic book from the 1950s, The Complete Book of Etiquette, looking at