Some inventions stand the test of time, like this still-functioning old mouse trap that wasn't ready to resign itself to history just yet.
When you explore the far reaches of the globe, no ordinary dinner will do. But woolly mammoth and giant ground sloth? More hoax than haute cuisine, new research says.
The golden era of zeppelins may long since be over, but airships are once again plying the skies. Today, CNET got a ride aboard the Eureka, and a priceless view of the best of San Francisco.
The great German airships flew the rich and famous around the world. But when catastrophe struck in Lakehurst, N.J., 35 perished and the era of luxurious travel by dirigible was over.
While the airship is better remembered for the fiery Hindenburg disaster of 1937 than for its many technological achievements, it was the fastest and most comfortable way to cross the Atlantic in its day.
Young von Hindenburg was fascinated with hydrogen, and so can your kids.