Category: Technology

They turned a cat into a phone for the sake of science

How Florence Sabin transformed medicine and made headway for women scientists

Hedy Lamarr: How the Hollywood glamour girl helped invent Wi-Fi

Antikythera mechanism is a 1,000-year-old celestial computer

The Voyager missions: Photos, facts, and quotes of epic proportions

The blind baby crisis of the 1950s

The craziest medical treatments in history

How accidents led to 15 of man’s greatest inventions

This Nobel Prize winner is also the father of chemical warfare

Boy unearths treasure from Danish king, and it’s surprising link to Bluetooth

Animals in space exploration

Premies in showbiz: The twisted history of incubators in Coney Island freak shows

Stradivari violins’ brilliant clarity and the little ice age

Edison vs. Tesla: Who was the better inventor?

Unforgettable Space Race disasters that resulted in tragedy

New study confirms Mayans numbered millions in an area of 800 square miles 3,000 years ago

NASA confirms original moon walk footage may have been taped over

The mysterious origins of Bitcoin

How did people wake up before alarm clocks?

Restoration brings new life to York Minster’s 15th-century stained glass masterpiece

Before wing suits, there was Elmer the Flying Monk

The incredible legacy of George Eastman

Before the telephone, Morse code relayed messages over long distances thanks to Samuel F.B. Morse

The 11-year-old who named now-disgraced Pluto (ex-planet)

Plastic surgery was invented for WWI veterans with serious facial injuries

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