History

Micron CEO Steve Appleton Killed In Plane Crash
The CEO and chairman of memory chip maker Micron was killed in a plane crash early Friday near Boise, Idaho.  A Micron company spokesman says Steve Appleton, 51, was piloting the small, experimental, fixed-wing plane that crashed.
The History Behind Labor Day
What’s not to love about Labor Day? A long weekend, BBQs and parades — really, no responsibilities except for having a great time and toasting the end of summer. But what exactly does Labor Day celebrate?
Commodore 64 Making a Comeback
The Commodore 64, the classic personal computer from the eight-bit '80s, is making a comeback. Sort of.
Later this month, Commodore USA will be releasing a computing system that looks just like the original C64 on the outside, but comes equipped with modern specs like a dual-core 1...
New U.S. 231 Opens In Spencer County
A road that's been on the drawing board for over 40 years is now a reality.
The new four-lane U.S. 231 through Spencer County, Ind. opened Tuesday following an afternoon ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Gov. Mitch Daniels and Holiday World matriarch Pat Koch, among other dignitaries...
Supercut Alert — A Short History of Product Placement [VIDEO]
Product placement has been a part of TV and movies since their beginnings, and finally someone's put together a video montage of laughably obvious placement moments  — for historical purposes, of course. Fred and Wilma Flintstone split a pack of Winstons while Bugs Bunny unironically urges the child…