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Tesla's Tower of Power

Written by Alan Bellows

In 1905, a team of construction workers in the small village of Shoreham, New York labored to erect a truly extraordi...

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Skipping Bombs Like Stones

Written by Daniel Lew

During World War II, German hydroelectric dams were lucrative targets for the Allies. Not only would busting one cut...

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