Lyme disease is named for Lyme, CT, where several cases were identified in 1975.
Google invites students between the ages of 13 and 18 to enter their global online science fair. Prizes include a trip to the Galapagos islands and a trip to CERN.
Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
"Dancing in the Dark" was a huge hit for Bruce Springsteen in 1984.
From the "I Didn't Know They Could Put a Computer in That" department, apparently the Livescribe Echo™ Smartpen is a pen computer that runs software.
On any given day corporations, PR firms and marketing personnel disperse thousands of press releases out into the world – touting new products, upcoming events and nearly any other conceivable news nu
If history hadn't changed, we would be watching Gabrielle Reece dominate Mintonette, Tony Hawk would be a leader in the world of sidewalk surfing, and Forrest Gump would have been an amazing wiff
In 1965, Command Pilot Gus Grissom and Pilot John Young successfully piloted the Gemini 3 spacecraft on a four-hour and forty-three-minute mission into Earth’s orbit, completed a handful of tests of t
• The word "taco" describes the traditional Mexican dish that wraps a maize tortilla around a filling (whose varieties number into the infinite), though the etymology of the word itself and
At this point, I think there's a Star Wars-themed product for just about everything, but here's one you might not have seen -- a throw rug designed to look like a Wampa, the terrifying creat
It's mid-week, and that's Wednesday Word Ladder territory.
Ransom Riggs recently brought you a post on professional golfers taking out clay pigeons with a perfectly played shot.
Five Fake Memoirs That Fooled the Literary World.
Unsolved Mysteries was ahead of its time.
If Bruce Springsteen is the face of the E Street Band, Clarence Clemons is its not-so-secret weapon.
It's not hard to find a celebrity doll these days - every Disney starlet seems to have one, as well as every pop star and even a few models (Tyra Banks and Heidi Klum both have one).