It's easy to think of technology as a constant forward march, but some technologies don't make it. Sometimes, grand visions of the future only last for a few years. Case in point: The Transporter Bridge . Read More >>
We take giant manmade structures for granted. Whether erected in decades long gone or constructed anew from a distance, they are just there. When Joseph Blum wanted to get face to face with action bringing such a project to life.
While rubber itself has been around for centuries, elastic bands were only officially patented less than two centuries ago. Here now is a brief history of the humble, yet incredibly useful, elastic band.