By: Lenna Gonya
Inventions in energy and mechanics have certainly been the driving force of the world. For centuries, mankind has worked to provide the means to provide machinery that would aid in everyday life, and the energy to power them. 1. Probably one of the most important...
Inventions that vastly improved our quality of life
By: Minor Magical
There are many great inventions that have vastly improved our quality of life. Many more have helped human beings over come generational challenges. Without them, the human race would probably have become extinct a long time ago. But the few that really stand out are...
By: Lenna Gonya
The 20th century will certainly go down in history as one of the most productive in the history of the world. While inventors and creative individuals existed in every century, it wasn’t until the last 100 years that all of their efforts seem to...
The role of the 17th Century Scientific Revolution in the unfolding of the Age of Enlightenment
By: Patrick Stephen Baker
The Scientific Revolution inspired and “jumpstarted” the Enlightenment. It could be argued that the Scientific Revolution itself started far earlier than the 17th Century. Perhaps it started with Roger Bacon’s Opus Majus written in 1267, but not published for mass consumption until 1733...
By: Bruce Tyson
How do you “save” daylight? Credit the same government that counts “saved” jobs with “saving” time too, except it in reality does neither of those things. The dreaded time changes for Daylight Savings Time occur twice a year: once in the spring...
By: Terrence Aym
Robots and sex have been discussed and debated for more than a century.The first film to showcase a "robot" was also a sexy love story! Back in 1896, the French movie "L'Eve Futur" ("The Future Eve") featured a storyline revolving around a brilliant scientist...
By: Pat Lunsford
Have you ever looked into the night sky and considered the possibility that an intelligent being somewhere in the far reaches of space could be gazing into a different part of the cosmos pondering the very same thing? Man is not the only intelligent life...
Ufos Unidentified Flying Objects Fact or Fiction
By: Pat Lunsford
When it comes to the subject of UFOs there is so much hype, exaggeration, and sensationalism associated with it that the serious scientists and researchers who study this phenomena are ashamed to admit their involvement. Most of them confess that despite clear evidence of the...
By: Leigh Goessl
For about a hundred years people in the U.S. have been practicing daylight savings time. In the fall the clocks are turned back an hour, and in the spring, clocks are moved forward one hour. In order to minimize disruption in routines, the time...
The place of science in our society
By: L.B. Woodgate
Humans and Their Love/Hate Relationship with Science and Knowledge Have you noticed lately that science and intelligent thinking have become items of contention with a certain crowd, to the point where some even refer to them as religions. A religion is of course a closed...

 

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