By venturing directly into the eyes of hurricanes, dare-devil meteorologists have made tracking and forecasting nature’s deadliest storms much easier.
The competition was intense, and the victor turned out to be a small, virtually unknown firm. The results changed entertainment forever.
The most transformative technologies have been those that changed the physical links that bind society together.
A veteran editor discovered CBS VideoTape # 1 — the oldest entertainment videotape in existence — when looking for a recording of the legendary Edsel Show.
The hunt for a rare sundial by an obscure inventor helps highlight what makes these ancient timepieces so timelessly engrossing
Please support this 70-year tradition of trusted historical writing and the volunteers that sustain it with a donation to American Heritage.