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The Water From Your Tap Is an Engineering Marvel Millennia in the Making

A Feud That Changed the New York Skyline

The Entire History of Steel

The Rock Solid History of Concrete

The Remarkable, War-Torn, Spacefaring History of the Slinky

The Write Stuff: How the Humble Pencil Conquered the World

How the Humble Index Card Foresaw the Internet

20 Times Tractors Totally Got Into the Christmas Spirit

11 Calculators That Show How Far Computing Has Come in the Past 2,000 Years

10 Stories That Prove Gurkhas Are the Fiercest Fighters on the Planet