Lyme disease is named for Lyme, CT, where several cases were identified in 1975.
One human being's network of neurons, laid end to end, might extend as far as 3,000,000 miles.
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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are all grown up now, and they seem to have shed most of their little-kid image (by engaging in lots of tabloid fodder and taking pseudo-shocking roles in various indie film
It has been a few years since I've made my way through a corn maze (a Maize Maze, to some), but these 10 have inspired me to seek one out this year.
In this video, a variety of scientists are asked this simple question: "If I put my hand in front of the beam at the Large Hadron Collider, what would happen?" Their answers are all over t
You know their faces from their appearances on countless cooking shows, but how well do you know celebrity chefs' restaurants?
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His name instantly summons images of betrayal by candlelight. But what exactly did Benedict Arnold
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Forty is the only number that, when spelled out, has its letters in alphabetical order.
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One-sheets are what movie marketing people call movie posters. It's what you see hanging in movie theater lobbies, plastered on billboards, and (with some variations) on the DVD box.
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square). One number is provided for you.
How ghosts, superstitions, and vampires have been used for psychological warfare.
Giant clams embed themselves in the seafloor and never move.
The 2010 World Equestrian Games kicked off yesterday in Kentucky with a star-studded opening ceremony featuring Muhammad Ali, Wynonna Judd, opera star Denyce Graves, and Irish tenor Ronan Tynan.
The best part about watching a horror film is that no matter how grisly and gruesome it gets, you can still tell yourself that it's all just make-believe.
Can you imagine owning a goldfish that lived to be over 43 years old?