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Articles with keyword "Technology"


The SL Puffin

This diminutive steamer, christened the SL Puffin, began life in 1906 as a 5-horsepower gasoline-powered launch.


The "Etheric Force Machine"

John Ernst Worrell Keely was, in his own words, “the greatest humbug of the nineteenth century.” The perpetrator of a long-running and remarkably elaborate pseudoscientific scam, Keely convinced numer


Telecommunications Triumphs

Staying up all night working on his code and such for the glory of France, Napoleon still had time for other long-lasting achievements—namely, his optical telegraph.