Which Real-Life Victorian Sub Inspired Jules Verne's Nautilus?

When Jules Verne wrote about the fantastic submersible ship Nautilus in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, there had already been several very successful submarines built and tested. And Verne, who always did his homework, was certainly aware of these. Which was his inspiration? » 3/27/14 7:20am 3/27/14 7:20am

Why you can't get that damn ringtone out of your head

Certain kinds of music are more memorable than others. But why? Stanford music professor Jonathan Berger uses a common ringtone to explain why we can't get certain tunes out of our minds. » 6/27/13 10:58am 6/27/13 10:58am

14 Super Submarines That Took Science Fiction Under The Sea

Although science fiction usually looks to the skies, there's a whole world of wonder and mystery beneath the ocean's surface. When you need some advanced submarines to go exploring, these are the fourteen best. » 6/10/10 3:14pm 6/10/10 3:14pm

Time Engines On Full! A Time-Traveling Submarine From The Year 2100

We've all seen a submarine that can travel through space, but what about a submarine time machine? The people of the Year 2100 build a time-sub in the awesome B-movie Nautilus, bringing a whole new meaning to the term "timestreams." » 6/08/09 7:25pm 6/08/09 7:25pm