Engineering

Six Major Benefits of Buying an Electric Vehicle (EV)

The Fisker Karam PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid) with solar panel roof (Pic: Steve Jurvetson, Flickr) Electric Vehicles (EV’s) are increasing in popularity all around the...

Seven benefits of microgrids

Construction workers build the frame for a 1 megawatt solar microgrid project at Fort Hunter Liggett, California, December 22nd 2011 (US Army Corps of...

There Are 2 Kinds Of Engineering Students In The World – Which One Are You?

Engineering students will always be distributed among two basic categories. Binit Thacker from Yellow Media Labs, shows these distinct categories of engineers in the following...

‘Shade balls’ used to conserve water in California

Water has always been an issue for California in general and Los Angeles in particular. As that city grew over the course of the...

Monorail – The future of mass transportation?

Monorail – The future of mass transportation?

In a world where metros, bullet trains, cruises and super sized jumbo jets have dominated mass transportion, the chances of asking such a question...

Esbee Cables – Possibly the last cable you’ll buy

Esbee Cables – Possibly the last cable you’ll buy

Every user of a cell phone, tablet, or iPad knows what the Achilles heel of their device is. Regardless of who made it, or...

World’s most powerful rocket comes closer to lifting off

The Space Launch System of NASA has taken a step closer to becoming certified for lift off with a manned spaceflight as it has...

Planetary Resources takes a giant step toward space mining

Forty six years ago, Neil Armstrong took that one small step for a man; here in 2015, that journey has taken some epic strides....

Vortex Bladeless is a wind generator without blades

Those wind turbines with huge blades used to generate energy might have it’s days counted thanks to a Spanish company called Vortex Bladeless. The company has designed...

Golden Reel in China will become first ever figure eight Ferris wheel

Alongside the Studio City resort in China there is going to be a world’s first and this is the Golden Reel Ferris wheel. It...

Roller bearing and needle bearing – How do these differ from ball bearings?

From electric motors to inline skate wheels, there are many different uses for ball bearings. If you find yourself in a position where you...

The global economy will change again thanks to the giant new Panama Canal

Just months ago hundreds of sightseers along with tourists and workers gathered together in the deep concrete canyon of the Panama Canal to take...