By: Drew Price
There are places all over the world that employ neon lights for certain purposes. For example, entertainment areas such as Las Vegas use the attractive lights to bombard pedestrians with an attractive and alluring glow to entice them to enter the casinos. Bars line their...
By: InspiredWritingResearch
Rudolph Diesel Did he jump or was he pushed?September 29th 1913. A man rests his head despairingly on his arms, as they rest on the salty handrail of a mail-steamer bound for Harwich, England. Momentarily, he raises his eyes to scan the horizon. Yet...
By: Jonesy
I would like to dedicate this article to a great sportsperson. Please read first!If you look up the history books they will most likely tell you that a Frenchman, Pierre Michaux and his son, Ernest were the first to invent the bicycle, sometime in...
By: InspiredWritingResearch
Nylon. Add an S to that word and suddenly it becomes a lot more interesting. Nylons, a word calculated to get any girls heart racing during the war, particularly if she happened to be from England or Europe where these treasured items were in very...
By: Gotham Dark Knight
"A foolish engineer and his log book are soon parted," is the motto that the design engineer I share a workspace with lives by, and being a design engineer myself I tend to agree.Engineers, scientists, researchers, inventors, or anyone else that designs or...
By: Jonesy
Well I have a few ground breaking inventions that come to mind. With the help of 'The Wall Chart of Discovery and Invention' (P. North, 1992), I would like to mention them. I have also provided some reasoning behind each of them, so they don't...
By: Glenn Kreisberg
Did Ancient Humans Have Knowledge of the Electromagnetic (EM) Spectrum?It has been suggested, at various times, that ancient humans had knowledge and use of unseen powers, forces and energy fields. Could these unseen forces and fields consist of electromagnetic frequency waves and particle fields...
By: Marc Chiesa
The invention and early development of the electric battery was created from a mixture of superstition and rational investigation. Strange as it sounds, the story of its creation speaks as much about the irrational nature of human endeavor as it does about the quest to...
By: InspiredWritingResearch
The early history of paper is so entertainingly displayed at the American Museum Of Papermaking and it's website. The origins and background to the development of paper is clearly and excitingly laid out in this engaging virtual museum. The galleries show visitors how, before...
By: InspiredWritingResearch
Boiled Alive on the S.S. Great Eastern (News Update) (The First Double-Skinned Oceangoing Ship in The World Triumphs Where the Titanic Did Not) Today, a third attempt will be made to blow up the S.S. Napoli - the huge container ship which got...

 

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