Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
Released in 1978, a socialist alternative to Monopoly sold over 200,000 copies and was translated into multiple languages.
As the comet Swift-Tuttle sweeps around the sun, it leaves a trail of icy meteoroids in its wake. The result? An August full of shooting stars.
Tractor beams have long been a science fiction fantasy—a magical force that attracts objects from a distance, like an alien’s spaceship sucking up its earthling specimens. We're getting there.
Christopher Reeve presents his former Juilliard roommate Robin Williams a People's Choice Award in 1979.
For history buffs who won't settle for a trip to the museum or a good book, the Internet offers a treasure trove of artifacts you can own—if you've got significant money to spend.
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