In 1965, when the Soviets were the enemy and the transistor radio was cutting edge equipment, the U.S. Congress began hearings on the topic of electronic surveillance.
Those flashes of light at twilight might seem like a lasting symbol of summer magic, but the number of lightning bugs continues to diminish each year.
Captain Kidd was one of the most notorious pirates of the high seas. From the year that he died, songs and stories memorializing the dread pirate filled pop culture, each exaggerating his deeds and his wealth more than the last.
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Any single woman who has ever felt frustration at the lack of available men might be surprised to know that it doesn't start out that way.
The story is often told that, during the sweltering days of the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, an ice cream vendor ran out of bowls for his customers...