A brief history of when trains ran on air
The flash in the pan alternative to steam.
The ancient earthquake detector that puzzled modern historians
Only recently have Chinese scientists fashioned a functioning replica.
When body cams had bullets
Don't say cheese...
The automated in-car navigator that predated satellites
The Iter-Auto had map scrolls instead of a screen.
Dr. Julius Neubronner's fantastic flying cameras
Before drones, there were pigeons.
Fiske’s Reading Machine was a pre-silicon Kindle
The idea of compressing books into a more portable format came long before the e-reader.
The undersea electric railway built and abandoned within six years
The ambitious but ill-fated 'Daddy Long Legs.'