I've been watching the Comet ISON saga with interest, although have been understandably disappointed in its performance as it rounded the sun. Ho hum. These long-shot sun slingers aren't that few and far between, but as far as being the 'comet of a l
I can only imagine what calibrating this thing must have been like!
"Essentially, a von Neumann probe is a small ship that contains all of the information it needs to recreate itself once it reaches its destination. Acting like a virus, a von Neumann probe would land on a distant planet or asteroid and begin to gathe
Is there a list of these sorts of "natural batteries" anywhere? I wonder why they chose wine, aside from the air of elegance i suppose. I am curious
This nifty little crowdsourced gadget uses clever software to track your head movements and adapt the display of your device to stabilize it while you run, jog, or walk. For those of us using a treadmill as a standup desk (which I've considered but a
An interesting take on rolling out "revolutionary" new features in existing products, like driverless cars:
I was looking over an interesting concept for a new phone "platform" today - Phonebloks. The general idea is that the "phone" portion of the device is really just a glorified breadboard that one attaches components, or Bloks, to. These bloks comprise
This thing is pretty cool looking, and i like it out of hand because you can print your own, but what would one use such a thing for? The quote in the article mentions woodworking, but this doesn't seem sturdy enough for say, a spinning lathe or some
The Bay Bridge opened as expected over the Labor Day weekend, after nearly being delayed multiple times. For such a large project to open on time, nevermind even close to on time, is somewhat of a marvel itself. And if you read about how this bridge
3d printing kickstarters are dime a dozen, but this one seems like it has potential:
Its really the low price for a scanner that makes this so awesome. They'll probably need to lo
If you're an engineer now, it's likely that you don't regret it as a career choice. And if you're considering getting into engineering after high school, there are few careers that will give you more bang for your university buck. College costs have
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