science history

Here’s Some Lost Footage Of Einstein In A Flying Car

Here’s Some Lost Footage Of Einstein In A Flying Car

An archival science student stumbled upon an old cardboard box whilst working at the Lincoln Centre in new York City last year. Labelled ‘Godowsky Home Movies’, it contained a hidden that until now, had been a lost piece of history – a film canister titled ‘Einstein’. The footage inside depicts…

How Fake Science Saved Lives In Victorian London

How Fake Science Saved Lives In Victorian London

Fake health news can feel like an epidemic these days, but it was also rampant during the Victorian era, when bodily ailments were often a matter of life or death. But unlike the questionable remedies you may be familiar with — vaginal steaming for your cramps, or a float tank to…