The First Computer
This really isn't pop culture related. But this article in yesterday's Post was fascinating.
Archeologists found parts of a machine in a ship wreck off of Crete. The machine -- called the Antikythera Mechanism -- was built in roughly 100 B.C. It had more than 30 gears and was used to show how the sky would have looked on a given date. It was more complex than anything made for the next 1,000 years.
Mysteries abound: who made it? what happened to the technology? are there more like it?
I think the explanation is obvious: Rambaldi.