5 Fantastic Ancient Inventions Lost in the Mist of Time

We always think that technology is now at its highest peak and advancing rapidly, because the research restrictions that plagued it in the past, have been lifted. Yet, we constantly discover inventions of as far back as the ancient times that puzzle us, not only because we cannot understand how…

6 Forgotten Inventors Whose Inventions Changed the World

Everyone uses every day a number of appliances that have made their life a lot easier. In fact, many of us would not function without them. While we remember and acknowledge the big names of science (Einstein, Maxwell, Faraday, Heisenberg), they actually did not affect our lives in the same way,…

Nikola Tesla’s Death Ray & Other Secrets: Separating Facts from Myths
Nikola Tesla with his equipment in his laboratory in Colorado Springs

Nikola Tesla’s Death Ray & Other Secrets: Separating Facts from Myths

Until the early twentieth century, electricity remained a product of scientific curiosity in the eyes of ordinary people, just like the Large Hadron Collider is now - nothing more than a toy to entertain a handful of physicists. Nikola Tesla was probably the most prominent of those scientists and inventors…

8 Little-Known Inventors Who Changed the World

There are some little-known inventors who changed our daily lives in the most remarkable ways, and yet, we are hardly aware of their contribution to making the world a better place. This week, the photocopier celebrates its 75 years birthday. In the late 1930s, this invention made a splash. Employees…