10 Origins of Common Internet Terms

This list looks at the origins of ten computer related words. The entries presented here are not necessarily etymological, but, rather, they attempt to trace the words back to their creators or first use in the computing world. I tried to include words that were Read More …

10 Classic American Muscle Cars

Ah yes, Detroit muscle. American automobile ingenuity at its finest. I’m talking 1960s era Chevys, Fords, and Mopars, and I’m talking ones that go fast. Ok, I expect the typical Listverse flak about this list being “too American”, but cry me a river. If someone Read More …

10 Cases of Vaporware

The Urban Dictionary defines ‘Vaporware’ as ‘anything (usually software, but can be anything) that is promoted and marketed without ever actually being produced’. The term is now being applied to many product categories, and may soon enter the formal English lexicon. Submitted for your approval Read More …

Top 10 Future Law Enforcement Technologies

Military and law enforcement has a tough job to do. Fighting crime and terror, defeating risks the world over, and creating a safe environment for civilians to raise families and enjoy freedoms. Law Enforcement technology has come a long way since the days of the Read More …

10 Amazing Man-Made Substances

We all know that mankind is capable of genius. But if you scratch the surface of what we can come up with, even those of us who have already discovered chocolate-covered pretzels can be blown away. For instance, did you know that we have … Read More …

11 Tech and Science Breakthroughs of the 2000s

Mankind’s dependence on science is undeniable. All the civilized races today strive for scientific progress underlining man’s quest for knowledge. Even religion, ethics and culture takes a backseat in comparison to science. What better way to celebrate this progress than to commemorate some famous and Read More …

10 Mind-Bending Sci-Fi Advancements In Brain Science

Most people don’t think about neuroscience on a daily basis. Neuroscientists’ work is usually obscure, tedious research that incrementally improves our understanding of the brain and our nervous system. Yet, occasionally, their experiments result in findings that otherwise only appear in science fiction novels. Here Read More …

Top 7 Wonders of the Technological World

With all the discussion around the net regarding the new 7 wonders of the world, I thought that a nice complement to that would the be the 7 wonders of the technological world. I searched around for inspiration and was surprised to find that no Read More …

10 Modern Devices That Will Change Our Lives

Many believe that we are now experiencing the most intense technological revolution of all time, and that we are transitioning into a High Technology Age, where new advancements will make previous models extinct. Here are some gadgets that are slated to be released in the very Read More …

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Were Radioactive

We all know the obvious things that produce radiation: nuclear power plants, microwaves, atomic bombs, and holidays to certain parts of the Ukraine. However, it’s the less-obvious things that you’ve got to watch out for. The Brazil nut is one of the most radioactive foods Read More …