Tools are any object (typically a physical object) that can be used by a life form (typically a human) to perform a function. This includes instruments used for the sciences, machines, equipment, devices, and more. For the purposes of FactMyth.com this section is a “catch-all” for usable objects so this includes¬†all tools, objects, and inventions not strictly meant as art.




The Secret Life of Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton produced many well-known works in math, astronomy, and physics, but he produced about as many unpublished works which dealt with theology, alchemy, and the occult.



The Printing Press Changed the World Fact

The printing press (invented by Johannes Gutenberg in 1440) changed the world during the Renaissance, and ushered in the Scientific Revolution, Enlightenment, and Modern Age.



Glass Can Be a Liquid Myth

Glass, in any form, is not a liquid or a supercooled liquid, and it does not “flow” in its solid state. Glass is considered an amorphous solid, or just “glass.”


3D is a New Technology Myth

3D was invented in 1838, predating photographs. Stereoscopic cameras were popular in WWII, and many 3D images and videos remain intact today.


Edison Never Invented Anything Myth

Thomas Edison was a businessman, ideas-man, inventor, and more. He invented things, but more-so he collected patents, headed a team of developers, and created companies.


The Sensorama Was the First VR Device Fact

The Sensorama (1962) can be considered the first Virtual Reality device, it was a head-mounted display that played 3D film accompanied by sound, moving air, and aromas to create a virtual sensory environment.