The Q made this nifty coin sorting machine from cardboard.
Adam Savage bought a giant Swiss Army knife replica, the kind that stores put in the window for advertisement purposes. The cool thing about the knife is that it contains an electromechanical mechanism that makes the blades open and close. In this video, Adam takes apart his replica to show how it works. He also… READ THE REST
David Lynch made a sculpture from metal, plywood, and a light. He he is showing it on YouTube. READ THE REST
My friends Natalie Zee Drieu and Diana Eng just launched a new video series called Stem Chat. "Our first episode of STEM Chat talks about how kids learn through play. We showcase some projects we have been doing with our kids over the summer during quarantine, from discovering new plants to rock hounding." READ THE REST
Your brain is a wondrous creation. Even when you're destroying it with Cheetos and hour after hour of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, it's still the most powerful computer you will ever own. According to Northwestern University psychology professor Paul Reber, each human brain has the capacity to store up to 2.5 petabytes of data.… READ THE REST
If you're anything like millions of Americans, staying at home these past several months has been followed by a steadily increased diet of cooking shows. It's really not hard to understand why. If you can't go out to restaurants the same way right now, why not bring those delicious meals to you? The next logical… READ THE REST
Unless you're an essential worker, there's a good chance your work from home, stay at home lifestyle will be continuing, at least through the winter months. That's more than a little depressing, but it doesn't have to mean you've just given up. Instead of just surfing the web or watching TV, maybe you can even… READ THE REST