To the tradition of "would you rather fight one horse-sized duck or 100 duck-sized horses?" add "would you rather fly a plane with one horse-sized engine or 50 duckling-sized engines?"
Come for the noisy, doomed 3D-printed engine fan. Stay for the freezer duct-taped shut that one notices in the aftermath. (Fan fans can follow the creator's progress on the SkyersJet YouTube channel. Here's technical info. Someone send them a high frame-rate camera!) READ THE REST
Who gives a crap about the history of toilets? Francis de los Reyes does. He's a professor of civil engineering at North Carolina State University whose research focuses on "wastewater treatment plant design, environmental biotechnology and microbiology, fundamentals of environmental engineering, and water and sanitation for developing countries." In this TED-Ed video, de los Reyes… READ THE REST
In this Tested video, Norm Chan visits the amazing robotics artist, Mark Setrakian. When I watched the first few seasons of Battlebots, it was always Mark's robots that delivered a serious wow factor. He seemed like he was on another level. In this video, I love the way he describes his design approach and the… READ THE REST
Web development is the never-ending quest to create better, sleeker, and more useful websites to populate the ever-growing internet. We've come a long way from spinning low-resolution images and 8-bit soundtracks, but web development's continued demand showcases just how secure a career in this field can be. If you've wanted to become a web developer,… READ THE REST
Nothing says Netflix and chill like the bright lights of your living room, said no one, ever. No matter what you're doing around the house, whether it's reading a book in bed or entertaining a group of friends in the dining room, there's no denying that lighting can set the tone of any activity. And… READ THE REST
Between laptops, smartphones, smartwatches, and tablets, you may be walking around with $2,000 worth of technology at any given time. And because you're human, you're likely to smash, submerge, or simply lose those expensive tech items every now and then. So mitigate your losses with a standout protection plan from Akko, which covers one phone… READ THE REST