Tag: History

Hiroshima Bombing

Group of Japanese Students Create a Hiroshima Bombing VR Experience

Students of Fukuyama Technical High School have invented a Hiroshima bombing VR experience in order to both remember and raise awareness of the extreme scale of the event. We already know that VR tech goes beyond just...
Portrait of Nikola Tesla

A Belated Birthday: Nikola Tesla’s Innovative Legacy

Yesterday was the birthday of Nikola Tesla, one of the greatest inventors of the modern era. Here we celebrate some of his greatest achievements. Nikola Tesla is one of the world's most important inventors you...
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5 Ways 2050 July 4th Celebrations Will be Different

The 4th of July, aka America's birthday, is one of the most iconic days in the U.S. We all associate a lot of things with today, but what will the 4th of July look...
Image of Earth from space silurian hypothesis

Are Humans the First Industrial Species on Earth? The Silurian Hypothesis

Two researchers offer a scientific and philosophical reflection on the geological footprints of industrial civilizations called the Silurian Hypothesis. The ancient civilization of Atlantis has been the subject of speculation and research for over 2000 years since...
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Museums Go Digital: How Google Arts & Culture Took the Mayans Online

Going digital is the way forward for analog businesses, which is why the British Museum is partnering with Google. But, as World Backup Day just showed us, digital archives are at risk, too. So much of...