Almanac: Measuring tape

On July 14th, 1868, 151 years ago today, Alvin Fellows, of New Haven, Connecticut, patented his "new and useful improvement in spring measuring tapes." Though not the first, Fellows' design is widely regarded as the…

Apollo 11 anniversary: 50 years later, Apollo 11…

Watch coverage of the Apollo 11 50th anniversary Tuesday on "CBS This Morning,""CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell," and streaming on CBSN. A CBS News prime-time special, "Man on the Moon," airs Tuesday night at 10/9c.…

Events and exhibits celebrating Apollo 11 at 50

When it comes to celebrating Apollo 11's 50th anniversary, the sky's the limit! Here is just a small sampling of events across the country where mankind's giant leap is being commemorated. Events The newly-restored Mission…