science and invention

How Filmmakers Created Fake Newsreels in the 1920s

How Filmmakers Created Fake Newsreels in the 1920s

A horrifying magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit Japan on September 1, 1923, killing over 140,000 people. And while news of the devastation reached newspapers around the world by the next day, there was no
How Filmmakers Created Fake Newsreels in the 1920s

How Filmmakers Created Fake Newsreels in the 1920s

A horrifying magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit Japan on September 1, 1923, killing over 140,000 people. And while news of the devastation reached newspapers around the world by the next day, there was no
This 1920s Concept for a Drive-Through Grocery Store Completely Failed

This 1920s Concept for a Drive-Through Grocery Store Completely Failed

Today, the grocery delivery battle is being waged between companies like Amazon, Walmart, Target, FreshDirect, and Instacart. But there once was a time when the most futuristic thing in food shopping
The Futuristic Skyscrapers of 1923 Were Supposed to Solve Traffic, But Had a Notable Lack of Dwayne Johnsons

The Futuristic Skyscrapers of 1923 Were Supposed to Solve Traffic, But Had a Notable Lack of Dwayne Johnsons

We’re still waiting on our flying cars. But back in 1923, the magazine Science and Invention assured readers they were just around the corner. And to top it off, the buildings of tomorrow would be
The Futuristic Skyscrapers of 1923 Were Supposed to Solve Traffic, But Had a Notable Lack of Dwayne Johnsons

The Futuristic Skyscrapers of 1923 Were Supposed to Solve Traffic, But Had a Notable Lack of Dwayne Johnsons

We’re still waiting on our flying cars. But back in 1923, the magazine Science and Invention assured readers they were just around the corner. And to top it off, the buildings of tomorrow would be
This Futuristic Solar Power Plant From 1923 Was Supposed to Light Up the World

This Futuristic Solar Power Plant From 1923 Was Supposed to Light Up the World

Some people here in the 21st century still think of solar power as a futuristic, unproven technology. But solar-powered machines have been around for well over a century. Read more...
This Futuristic Color TV Set Concept From 1922 Was Way Ahead of Its Time

This Futuristic Color TV Set Concept From 1922 Was Way Ahead of Its Time

This TV set was the futuristic vision of illustrator Frank R. Paul in 1922. And I absolutely love it.Read more...