Chinese Electric Batman

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iPhone 7 and 7 Plus handsets are making a mysterious hissing sound

Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus owners have reported a strange hissing sound emanating from their new devices.<p>The sound, which is similar to the noise you hear when a speaker is poorly connected, could be caused by the new chip in the devices, which is designed to make the phones faster with improved …

The Story of the Gatling Gun

Why you still know the name of a 19th century weapon.<p>In April 1861, Richard Jordan Gatling watched hundreds of Union soldiers march through Indianapolis, ready to ride the rails to the front. In the opposite direction came a never-ending stream of badly wounded men, to say nothing of those who lost …

The World's 20 Most Impressive Fortresses

Mighty military strongholds from ancient castles to modern innovations.<p>A fortress protects and gives military personnel a safe harbor from the enemy. But not all fortresses were created equal. And they certainly weren't all created the same. We look over time and distance to find the 20 most …

Castles