Engineering

Biomimicry: The Sincerest Form of Flattery

Biomimicry: The Sincerest Form of Flattery

Since the dawn of time, humankind has looked to nature for inspiration. From the tragedy of Icarus to modern building designs, biomimicry probably shouldn’t...

Will We Ever Have a Supersonic Commercial Jet Again?

Will We Ever Have a Supersonic Commercial Jet Again?

Ever since the final flight of the Concorde in 2003 due to skyrocketing costs, supersonic flight has only been available to the top military...

This Tiny Ingestible Health Tracker Is Powered by Stomach Acids

This Tiny Ingestible Health Tracker Is Powered by Stomach Acids

Researchers from MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have designed and built a small voltaic cell which is sustained by stomach acid. The cell...

Puppy Stuck in Well Gets Rescued With Homemade Pneumatic Pump

Puppy Stuck in Well Gets Rescued With Homemade Pneumatic Pump

After 11 days of being stuck in a borehole, a puppy has been freed in Istanbul thanks to some simple engineering. The 3-month-old puppy named...

Could We Actually Create Artificial Gravity in Space?

Could We Actually Create Artificial Gravity in Space?

We’ve all seen artificial gravity in many sci-fi films or read and dreamed about it in novels. But is it actually possible? In space,...

This Revolutionary Technology Produces Eco-Friendly Concrete

This Revolutionary Technology Produces Eco-Friendly Concrete

A professor from Rutgers University is taking his creation and putting it on the market. Professor Richard Riman developed a flexible method to control...

Top 10 Math Tricks for Getting Through Your Daily Life

Top 10 Math Tricks for Getting Through Your Daily Life

Many of us struggle with math on a daily basis – even engineers. Whether it be calculating fractions or figuring out how much money...

Tesla Smashes Acceleration Record of Production Cars

Tesla Smashes Acceleration Record of Production Cars

Tesla is making history again with another record-breaking story: the world’s fastest accelerating production vehicle. Tesla’s Model S P100D recently broke the Motor Trend’s all-time world record...

Awesome Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Engineers

Awesome Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Engineers

Roses are red, violets are blue, we made a list, of special gift ideas for you. With the 14th of February marching ever closer,...

Going Round the Bend With the Tehachapi Loop

Going Round the Bend With the Tehachapi Loop

Straight out of the imagination of a small child with a wooden train set, the Tehachapi Loop is an interesting piece of engineering. For...