“I have a need…a need for speed.” These were the words immortalized by Maverick in Top Gun right before he did the reverse high-five with Goose that became all the

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Popcorn, root beer, strawberry, and pizza — those are just some of the familiar smells we remember from scratch and sniff stickers as kids. But there is an interesting technology behind scratch

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We’ve always been told that you should never get a computer wet, but these examples fly in the face of that advice. One recent breakthrough using water could even change

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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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