7 Key Inventions that Made the Modern World

7 key Inventions that Made the Modern World

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The modern world is filled with amazing inventions but as newton stated “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants” and this applies to the 7 key inventions in this video, which if any one of these had not occurred, our modern world would look very different to how we see it today. No 1. The Electrical generator This first invention is probably the most fundamental of all the ones here, for without this, all but one of the following inventions would not have been possible. Electricity had been known about since greeks and …

The Forgotten American Concordes - Boeing 2707 - Lockheed L-2000 SST

The Forgotten American Concordes – Boeing 2707 – Lockheed L-2000 SST

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When we think of supersonic passenger air travel, most people will think of Concorde, the joint British & French design which operated from 1976 until 2003 and up until this day, has been the only long term supersonic passenger jet service to operate. What many people don’t know is that in the 60’s a 70’s there were three other competing designs from the United States and Russia. The Russian Tupolev Tu-144 was the first commercial supersonic transport aircraft (SST) which had its first flight 2 months before Concorde on 31st December 1969. However, after a crash at the Paris air …

18 weird phone facts

18 Weird Phone Facts

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Mobile Phones have become so integral to modern life that they changed the way we work, communicate, relax and play, in this video we look at 18 weird phone facts 1. Steve Jobs made a prank call when introducing the first iPhone. When the iPhone was introduced in 2007, the Apple CEO used it to make a public prank call, ordering 4,000 lattes from a nearby Starbucks. However, The engineers of the prototype iphone which jobs was using were also relieved that it worked without a hitch throughout the presentation, as then “unfinished” iphone had been buggy and unreliable, so Jobs …

5 Most Amazing Cameras in the World

5 Most Amazing Cameras in the World

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Digital cameras are getting more powerful and smaller each year, with mega pixels counts and other features increasing at a breath taking rate but step away from the consumer devices and there are some truly amazing cameras being used. In this video we’ll look at some of the most amazing cameras in the world today and coming soon. Digitalglobe  Worldview-3 If you ever used google earth, bing, apple or most other mapping applications then you’ll have being seeing images mostly captured by satellites in orbit at around 360 odd miles above the earth. In 2014 a new satellite was launched …

5 smallest things and man made objects

5 Smallest Things & Man Made Objects in the World

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From sculptures so small you can’t see them fully in normal light to motors that can fit inside a human cell we look at 5 of the Smallest Man Made Objects in the World. Nano sculptures The sculptures made by Jonty Hurwitz and his team like this piece called “The Gentle Giant” have now reached such a microscopic scale that they even had to create a new method of filming to show them because they are so small you can’t see the fine details with normal visible light. You have to remember that this elephant sculpture is just 1/10th of a …