WEIRD SCIENCE

Weird Science explores amazing ideas of the Victorian Era.  It delves into inventions, sciences, engineering, architecture and countless discoveries. It was a turning point in the history of human creativity.  It was a time of outrageous developments. Weird science led to daily inventions and discoveries. Some were major successes and some were disastrous flops!

Victorian Era Theatrophone Live Streamed Opera Performances And News

Victorian Era Theatrophone Live Streamed Opera Performances And News

Visitors arrived on a custom-built electric tram to the first International Exposition of Electricity in Paris. It was held near Read More>...

Philadelphia Centennial Exposition 1876 Introduced Everything From Bananas To Telephones

Philadelphia Centennial Exposition 1876 Introduced Everything From Bananas To Telephones

The Philadelphia Centennial Exposition 1876 was the first World Fair held in America. It celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Read More>...

Victorian Era Electric Cars And The Ladies Who Loved Them

Victorian Era Electric Cars And The Ladies Who Loved Them

If you haven’t checked out the latest development in cars, it’s time to jump on board. They’re convenient, quiet, clean Read More>...

Frederick Richard Simms Designed First Armored Cars

Frederick Richard Simms Designed First Armored Cars

Frederick Richard Simms was a pioneer in the motor industry. Educated in Germany and London as a mechanical engineer, he was Read More>...

Henry Ford Quadricycle Reached Ten mph June 1896

Henry Ford Quadricycle Reached Ten mph June 1896

It was the early morning hours of June 4, 1896. The Henry Ford Quadricycle was finally completed and ready to Read More>...

Winifred Edgerton Merrill Cheered As First American Woman Awarded Mathematics Ph.D.

Winifred Edgerton Merrill Cheered As First American Woman Awarded Mathematics Ph.D.

It was a time when women were widely considered less intelligent than men. Even paintings created by women were viewed Read More>...

Lemoine Family’s Victorian Flowers Bloom In Our Gardens Today

Lemoine Family’s Victorian Flowers Bloom In Our Gardens Today

The Lemoine Nursery of Nancy, France opened its doors in1849 and closed three generations later in 1968. Hundreds of cultivars Read More>...

Astonishing Victorian Selfies Promoted Nikola Tesla Inventions And Experiments

Astonishing Victorian Selfies Promoted Nikola Tesla Inventions And Experiments

Nikola Tesla often invited investors, journalists, and friends to his labs. In his earlier years, he seemed to relish sharing Read More>...

Nikola Tesla Papers Envisioned Renewable Energy For A Better World

Nikola Tesla Papers Envisioned Renewable Energy For A Better World

It’s all true. Nikola Tesla was an eccentric who feared germs, loathed pearls and communicated telepathically with pigeons in his Read More>...

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