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The greatest invention ever? Maybe. But the most damaging too? Probably.

IN the mid-18th century, or so the story goes, a worker in a cotton factory in the north of England called Jenny accidentally knocked over her spinning wheel. Looking on, her boss, James Hargreaves, noticed that the device kept working as normal, with the …
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Thousands Stand Up for Mankind’s Greatest Invention- Science

Thousands of scientists from around the world did something that seemed unimaginable a few years ago. They stood up and made their voices heard in defense of science. Thousands of scientists braved a steady light rain and cool temperatures to gather on the …
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Craig Ferguson: What’s the Greatest Invention Since 1950?

Those tiny rubber boots that dogs wear in the rain: just one candidate in our book for the Greatest Invention Since 1950. But don’t let us decide for you. On this episode of HISTORY’s Join or Die with Craig Ferguson, Craig and his guests sit down to …
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Who Invented The Television? ‘My Million Dollar Invention’ Reveals The Complicated History Behind The World’s Greatest Innovations

We have it so easy these days. We can get news and entertainment just by turning on a TV, maintain our dental hygiene by brushing our teeth and go for a jog with the proper footwear to match. Life wasn’t always this simple. There was a time when the TV …
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