Lyme disease is named for Lyme, CT, where several cases were identified in 1975.
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V.S. Ramachandran is a neuroscientist of the peculiar.
Every year since 1989, the National Film Preservation Board declares a selection of movies to be "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant," and therefore worthy of being recog
Pepsi's Scary Defense
Ronald Ball of Illinois filed a lawsuit against PepsiCo in 2009, claiming he found a mouse in a can of Mountain Dew after taking a drink.
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Thanks to a recent declaration, residents of Sweden will be able to consider their file sharing habit a form of religious expression.
If you've always wanted to be buried in space and you want to save some money on your taxes, you might want to consider moving to Virginia.
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You’re on the weight bench. 18. 19. 20! You couldn’t lift that barbell again if someone had a gun to your head. Your arms and your chest are sizzling with a dull burn.
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In every debate this campaign season, Mitt Romney has been hammered by his Republican rivals for essentially teaching companies how to ship jobs oversea
Bizarre Image of Man Tickling Chimp via ShutterstockIn 1897, psychologists established that there are two kinds of tickles.