Today's guns are small, fast, and reliable. And they kill about 500,000 people worldwide each year. But what if they had never existed?
Did you know that people thought that the television would fail to capture the public's attention?
These ...interesting inventions failed to catch the public's eye, but they are certainly creative!
During the Cold War, people began noticing confusing broadcasts on their radios: was it ghosts, or something more sinister?
What if one day machines decided that humans were just a waste of resources and started a robocalypse?
In a real-world example of the butterfly effect, over two dozen European countries are having to tweak their clocks to make up for lost time.
Space exploration has never come cheap, but what if NASA got a multi-billion dollar boost in the form the U.S. military’s budget?
For isolated desert regions where access to fresh water is a constant battle there’s a bamboo tower that is proving to be a lifesaver.
China needed a railway station built - quickly. A small army of workers with a collective one-track mind later and the job was done overnight.
There is an ingestible capsule that can monitor gases in the human digestive system. Your farts may now have a voice, not just a stench.
The Chernobyl nuclear site has the sun to thank for its new production of much more environmentally friendly sustainable power.
Don’t worry, everybody-robots haven’t figured out how to take over the world…yet. However, humans are programming them to do some crazy stuff.
There was a time when taking photographs meant using film, and that applied to spy satellites as well. So how did the pictures make it to Earth?
The Centennial Light Bulb has been shining bright for over 100 years now. How come it seems like bulbs today burn out in only a few months?
Can you imagine a world with no Internet, computers or cell phones? Earth is due for a solar storm and when it hits technology will suffer.
An American company has invented an industry-changing, fashion-friendly leather product that will definitely have cows breathing easier.
NASA wants to smash a satellite into an asteroid on purpose, and it's all in the name of saving Earth from future catastrophic space rock collisions.
There's a fine line between "Oops!" and "Brilliant!" Nowhere is that more evident than when looking at some inventions that were purely happy...
China is literally floating its solar energy fututre atop of its coal-burning past.
You know their creations, but these inventors aren't proud of their handiwork.
It sounds like a crazy conspiracy theory, but while crazy, it is also the truth. There are seven keys that, for all intents and purposes, control the...
Robot-staffed hotels are popping up in Japan where you're checked in by friendly dinosaurs. The lobby piano player has no soul, literally.
There is a place in America where a massive satellite dish that could fit a football stadium inside it is making everyone else turn their teensy...
Wingsuits have come a long way since their inception and early days of being nothing more than a false sense of security against certain death.
Male infertility may be meeting its match with the 'spermbot', a technological critter even more one-track-minded than the sperm it's being designed...
The Neo-classical style building, designed for the Philadelphia Electric Company, was built between 1919 and 1925. The power station operated for six...
The path to a functional flying automobile has been a rocky one, but the days of strapping wings onto a Pinto are a thing of the past.
The following event took place during a politically precarious time period and is centered around nosy Russians, a covert operation sheltered under...
Albert Einstein is known for his groundbreaking scientific principles and of course his theory of relativity, but he also managed to squeeze in some...
When life gives you poop, just make drinking water. The world might seem to be going down the toilet, but there are some incredible technologies out...