In 1923, Daylight Saving Time Was Actually Illegal In Some States

Americans in most states (but not all) will "spring forward" their clocks tonight. Most people know that Daylight Saving Time caught on as part of energy-saving efforts during World War I. But did you know clock-changing actually became illegal in some places once the war concluded? » 3/07/15 11:40am 3/07/15 11:40am

Decaying Biblical theme park houses the ruins of faux Jerusalem

When John Baptist Greco built Holy Land USA in Waterbury, Connecticut, he envisioned it as a pilgrimage site for American Christians. Closed since 1984 however, the long-neglected park now looks more like a horror movie set than a place for wholesome family fun. » 5/25/13 10:00am 5/25/13 10:00am

Reality mirrors art: real-life superhero Civil War goes down in…

In Marvel Comics' 2006 miniseries Civil War, unruly superheroes brawl in Stamford, Connecticut, and Captain America and Spider-Man consequently fight each other. This Halloween, an unruly Captain America and Spider-Man were arrested for brawling in Stamford. It's all coming true! » 11/03/10 8:00am 11/03/10 8:00am