The First ‘Kodak Moment&...

Jul 25, 2014 by

Ever wondered when the first ‘Kodak moment’ was? In this article we take a lightening tour through the history of the camera.

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How the Ancient Romans built t...

Jun 27, 2014 by

How on earth can Ancient Romans have built our modern railway system ? We take a side-ways look at this claim.

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The Fax Machine

Jan 31, 2014 by

Believe it or not, the fax machine was invented over 165 years ago ! In this article we look at how this irreplacable office tool came about.

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“I want to ride my bicyc...

Apr 26, 2013 by

Freddie Mercury might well never have sung ‘I want to ride my bicycle” had he had to use the 1st bike invented in 1818 and called ‘The bone shaker’.

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Lifts – the ‘verti...

Feb 1, 2013 by

Without the invention of the lift (or elevator if you’re American) mankind wouldn’t be able to build buildings higher than 4 stories, cities would sprawl ever outwards not upwards and consume ever more greenbelt land. In this article we look at this wonderful ‘vertical railway’

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The Vacuum Cleaner

Oct 12, 2012 by

I tried the experiment of sucking with my mouth against the back of a plush seat in a...

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