How often have you been in an elevator, either by yourself or with a group, and you mash the ‘close door’ button to close the doors as quickly as possible ...

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You’ve may have noticed a black band and tiny black dots around your windshield (or windscreen for those in the UK). These dots and the band are present on almost ...

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Watch yourself if you see these trucks coming down the road. The Australian road trains are the world’s longest truck and trailer configurations. These massive machines haul freight in the ...

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The Love Bug computer virus is considered one of the most destructive of all time. It eventually spread to more than 10 million personal computers and caused billions of dollars ...

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What the Webcam Became In 1991, the world’s first webcam was introduced at the University of Cambridge in England. The gray-scale Philips camera displayed a rather mundane item — a coffee pot. ...

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Jrdn88/wikimedia The major innovation for digital video and sound for movies at home came about with the introduction of the Blu-ray disc and the release of the first movies on ...

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What was the litter? NASA’s Skylab On July 11, 1979, the 77.5 ton Skylab, the first United States space station, reentered Earth’s atmosphere. Engineers at NASA had turned off the ...

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The signature of the President of the United States is on an endless array of documents, from simple correspondence to bills signed into law. But the president can’t possibly sign ...

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Did you ever ponder where Bluetooth got its name? It’s okay to think it had something to do with blue teeth, but unfortunately, it doesn’t. The name is derived from ...

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The smartphone you carry with you every day has been commonly referred to as a mobile phone, a cell phone, or a cellular phone. While the term “mobile phone” makes ...

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mateus24/flickr The Shroud of Turin is a centuries-old linen cloth that appears to be a crucified man, believed by many to be that of Jesus Christ. It has become one ...

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