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Flettner Rotor: Sailing Ships Without Sails

Feb 16, 2021

In 1926, a 2,000-ton steel-hulled schooner named Buckau made an extraordinary crossing across the Atlantic. Although the Buckau was techni...

The Very First Image on The Internet

Aug 27, 2020

Back in the early nineties, when the World Wide Web was still young, a group of geeky girls hailing from the European Organization for Nucle...

Voder: The World’s First Talking Machine

Apr 3, 2019

That voice in your GPS navigator, the virtual assistant in your smartphone, and the automated responses you get when you dial a company hel...