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Yes, there was rocket science. But there were also extraordinary amounts of low-tech weaving, stitching and caulking.
At first railroad companies were reluctant to hire Chinese workers, but the immigrants soon proved to be vital.
From pioneering inventions to bold scientific and medical advancements, find out more about 11 innovations that changed the course of human history.
'It seems that I have always been ahead of my time,' Serbian-American engineer and physicist Nikola Tesla once mused.
The internet started as a government program designed to beat the Soviet Union and became arguably the most important invention in history.
Author Charles Fishman discusses how the Apollo 11 astronauts almost didn't bring a flag to the moon.
Hedy Lamarr, Hollywood actress, is known for more than her acting—she invented a signal-hopping technology used in Wi-Fi.
Nuclear bombs played a key role in the planning and building of the Interstate Highway System.
Everyone loves chewing gum! And the reason this treat is so popular in America is all thanks to an exiled Mexican president.