Lyme disease is named for Lyme, CT, where several cases were identified in 1975.
Entitled Run, Run, the four-minute film features Henson's daughters running in the Connecticut woods on an October afternoon in 1965.
Before vigilante hackers like Anonymous tamed the Internet, two brothers started their own fight against software piracy. Their weapon: the first PC virus.
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Think canines are the only four-legged creatures that can hold down jobs? Think again.
The magician is famous for his thrilling escapes, but the feat he should be known for is breaking into a séance.
Two animated series, both debuting in 1986, both containing the title of hit 1984 movie. Potato, potahto, just two quickie attempts to cash in on a popular franchise, right? Not so fast.
Yes, today's Halloween. But we bet you didn't know that on October 31, 1864, Nevada became the 36th state in the Union. Let's celebrate with 19 facts about the Silver State.
Come freely. Go safely; and take a photo tour of Transylvania’s Bran Castle.