While you won’t see it on every elevator door, many of them have one tiny hole in one panel of the door. It is reasonable to assume that since it ...

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We’ve all heard of the different sizes of batteries; AA, AAA, C, and D. But what happened to the B size battery, and did it ever even exist? The B ...

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We’ve probably all used a stapler to fasten papers together, but did you ever stop and wonder why there are usually two sets of indentations on the metal plate where ...

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We have all heard the comment before that Al Gore said he invented the internet, but no, he did not, and no, he really never said he had. The statement ...

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What if someone just around a corner could see what you’re looking at on your computer screen without using a physical or wireless connection and without ever being in your ...

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Example of an anechoic chamber Consumer Reports/Wikimedia The world’s quietest place is a match for the senses. You can hear your own heartbeat and the subtle movement of your bones ...

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What happened to all those great social networks that came before. Were they relegated to the dustbin of history, never to be seen or heard from again, or did they ...

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ESPN won an Emmy for the simulated yellow line that represents a first down in football games, the same one that is common in every game today. But the simulated ...

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Way back in 1977, Voyager 1 was one of two probes launched by NASA, with its primary mission being the exploration of Jupiter and Saturn. It made a famous fictional ...

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Why do radio and television stations use three or four letters to identify their stations, and why do they typically begin with a “W” or “K”? It all started in ...

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In the 1950s, Ford Motor Company came up with a concept car that seems beyond comprehension today. It was a car that was supposed to run entirely on nuclear power. ...

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