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Dreamlike Photos Show The Journey Of China's Last Steam Trains

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.20.2015 | World

In China's Sichuan province, some of the last passenger steam train services in the world still carry out their runs. These holdovers from past decade...

Quicksilver Bob Invents the "Highest Blessing of the Water"

Carolyn Vega | Posted 01.02.2012 | New York
Carolyn Vega

Robert Fulton was not the first to build a steam-powered vessel. But Fulton was the first to find commercial success with the idea.

David Plowden: Photographing The Soul Of America

Randy Fox | Posted 12.10.2011 | Travel
Randy Fox

From steam engines to gas stations to A&Ps, photographer David Plowden has been documenting the country for nearly 70 years -- and his pictures tell the story of change in America.

William Rosen On Jon Stewart: The Most Powerful Invention Ever (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Historian and author William Rosen spoke to Jon Stewart last night about his new book, "The Most Powerful Idea in the World." In the book, Rosen says ...