John Adams drank a tankard of hard cider each day and had the occasional beer for breakfast.
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In 1996, the cicadas of Brood II (the “East Coast Brood”) swarmed the northeastern United States and then disappeared almost as quickly as they came, leaving only their eggs and molted exoskeletons be
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If you want people to be able to tell exactly what kind of geek you are from your first handshake, these great cufflinks are a perfect way to literally wear your geek on your sleeve.
Today, New York City's American Museum of Natural History opens up its newest exhibition, Whales: Giants of the Deep.
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Fifty years ago today, the Beatles released their first LP, “Please Please Me”—and the rest, as they say, is history.
There was an old woman often seen plodding up and down Wall Street at the turn of the 20th century. She walked alone. Her black, faded dress was dirty and ragged at the seams.