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Will You Be Watching "The" Game Today

02/07/2016 by lyn
How many here plan to watch Super Bowl 50 today? How many do not care about football? Who do you think will win? How many watch the game just for t...
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Last comment 02/07/2016 by SolarEagle

Pluto ice hills

02/06/2016 by Fredski
water ice hills float on a sea of frozen nitrogen its cold!!
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Last comment 02/07/2016 by SolarEagle

What's Fredski's Take?

02/06/2016 by JE in Chicago
Is it what?
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Last comment 02/06/2016 by Tornado

Small Packs of White Lithium Grease and Thread Locking Compound

02/06/2016 by JE in Chicago
Have any of you seen or used either of these in single use form? Im looking to find them in condiment style packages.. A very small one for the thread...
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Last comment 02/07/2016 by old salt

Another Step Closer to Fusion

02/04/2016 by Fredski
will supercomputer modes be unlocking the final key to harnessing fusion? this looks good
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Last comment 02/06/2016 by Tornado
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Commercial Space

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Is USA Manufacturing Ready for Industry 4.0, IIoT and Such?

02/06/2016 by BIN95
There is a huge barrier to successful implementation and long term sustainability of an Industry 4.0 systems that no one is talking about. A huge barr...
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Website Design for the Engineering Industry

02/03/2016 by Numagoo
I am sorry if this is not allowed but I think Engineering need all the help they can get online. My name is Simon. Im the business manager for a compa...
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Automate Engineering and CAD Tasks

02/02/2016 by Anonymous Poster
We offer a simplified way of automating tasks in Engineering and CAD... just follow these three steps: 1. Choose an existing automation service...
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Time for Change

02/01/2016 by JavaHead
ADMINS: Putting this in the commercial space, but if it's inappropriate regardless, feel free to delete it and accept my apologies. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Workin...
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Last comment 02/03/2016 by Brave Sir Robin

ISO 9001

01/31/2016 by moizagm
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Last comment 01/31/2016 by lyn
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CR4 Feedback

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Animated Avatars

01/20/2016 by nightcrawler
Can we have animated GIF avatars .. I had created very awesome avatars, would love to have them here ..BESIDES MY NAME
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Editor's Desk

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2016 Automotive Production Forecast Featuring Mike Wall from IHS

02/04/2016 by wagman262
Very pleased to have Mike Wall from IHS Automotive offer his insights and outlook of the 2016 global automotive market. I've seen his presentation sli...
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Training and Vigilance Key to Preventing Boiler Accidents

02/04/2016 by wagman262
Our contributing editor Victor Rodgers offers up insights into boiler accidents and the importance of ongoing training and vigilance.
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Special to the CR4 Community: Early Access to Our Challenger Remembrance

01/27/2016 by wagman262
For our CR4 community, here is early access to our January 28 feature article remembering the 30th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger disaste...
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Last comment 01/27/2016 by Anonymous Hero
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Challenge Questions

336 blog entries, 27880 comments (0 Viewing)

Baseball Spin: Newsletter Challenge (February 2016)

02/01/2016 This month's Challenge Question: Specs & Techs from IHS Engineering360: Suppose you are a professional baseball batter (maybe Alex Rodriguez?)....
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Last comment 02/03/2016 by rashavarek

Handel's Tune: Newsletter Challenge (January 2016)

01/01/2016 This month's Challenge Question: Specs & Techs from IHS Engineering360: A time traveler went back to 1742 and kidnapped George Frideric Handel s...
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Last comment 01/26/2016 by u8nc

Three Spheres: Newsletter Challenge (December 2015)

11/30/2015 This month's Challenge Question: Specs & Techs from IHS Engineering360: Consider three identical metal spheres, with diameters of 20 cm. Arrang...
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Last comment 01/27/2016 by Physicist?
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Caption This!

345 blog entries, 14832 comments (1 Viewing)

Caption This for 2/5/16

02/04/2016 by LakeGrl
This week's image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption! Thanks to Nigh for submitting this image.
Pathfinder Tags: engineering engineering images explosions funny images
Views: 410, Comments: 44
Last comment 02/07/2016 by Casper71

Caption This for 1/29/16

01/28/2016 by LakeGrl
This week's image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption! Thanks to Phys for submitting this image.
Pathfinder Tags: beer engineering engineering images funny images
Views: 503, Comments: 31
Last comment 02/02/2016 by JE in Chicago

Caption This for 1/22/16

01/21/2016 by LakeGrl
This week's image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption! Thanks to Mike Proctor for submitting this image.
Pathfinder Tags: cavalier engineering engineering images funny images
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Last comment 01/25/2016 by phoenix911
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Roger's Equations

170 blog entries, 1761 comments (0 Viewing)

Mathematical Structures in Classical Books

01/28/2016 by Roger Pink
I came across this very interesting article regarding fractal structures in classical literature and thought I'd pass it along. - R - Scientists find...
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Last comment 02/03/2016 by BestInShow

Failures in Hypothetical Planets - Vulcan

01/24/2016 by Roger Pink
Mercury's Perihelion Precession In 1859, Urbain Le Verrier was the first to report that the slow precession of Mercury's orbit around the Sun could n...
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Last comment 01/25/2016 by Phys

The Tabby's Star Mystery Deepens

01/19/2016 by Roger Pink
Tabby's Star KIC 8462852, known also as Tabby's star or the WTF star (Where's the Flux), is an F-type main-sequence star located in the constellation...
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Last comment 01/20/2016 by truth is not a compromise
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The CR4 Admin Blog

88 blog entries, 1387 comments (0 Viewing)

Watch Live 3D Printing of a NASA Space Wrench

01/19/2016 by SavvyExacta
On Thursday you will be able to watch as CR4 engineers 3D print a NASA space wrench! We've had a 3D printer in the office for some time now and want...
Pathfinder Tags: 3D Printing periscope
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Last comment 01/21/2016 by SavvyExacta

Popular CR4 Posts from 2015

01/13/2016 by SavvyExacta
Popularity is subjective, of course, but here's a list of the top threads and blog entries posted to CR4 in 2015. They are ranked by the number of v...
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Last comment 01/14/2016 by Brave Sir Robin

"Best of Caption This" on Facebook

12/21/2015 CR4 tends to get a little quieter during holidays. To help keep you busy we will be sharing some blasts from the past. Every day from December 22 to J...
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The Engineer's Notebook

350 blog entries, 5502 comments (0 Viewing)

Mortars and Mousetraps: Static Technologies

01/19/2016 by Jonathan Fuller
In both a personal and professional sense, I've never given mortars and pestles too much thought. In fact, I'm pretty sure I forgot these tools exis...
Pathfinder Tags: mortar and pestle mousetrap static technology
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Last comment 01/20/2016 by Kevin LaPaire

Rethinking Information Overload

01/05/2016 by Jonathan Fuller
A few summers ago my decade-old, rusted-through lawnmower finally bit the dust in the middle of the first mow of the season. At Home Depot, I picked...
Pathfinder Tags: alan jacobs information overload knowledge linda stone
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Last comment 01/12/2016 by BestInShow

Holiday Lights are an Unlikely Source of Wi-Fi Interference

12/23/2015 by HUSH
On the eve of Christmas Eve, all the bloggers have writer's block, the mods are asleep, and the readers are seeking any distraction at all. Are you...
Pathfinder Tags: holiday lights string lights wi-fi
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Last comment 12/24/2015 by dj95401
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Defense & Security Technology

94 blog entries, 1444 comments (0 Viewing)

Israel's Arrow 3 Intercepts First Test Target

01/17/2016 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
December saw Israel's Arrow 3 missile hit its first target in a test. The missile, fired from central Israel, destroyed a Sparrow target launched by...
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Last comment 01/20/2016 by micahd02

F-35C Undergoes Second Carrier Qual Tests

11/01/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Earlier this month, the F-35C naval variant of the Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter underwent its second phase of development testing aboard the USS...
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Humvee Replacement Contract Awarded

09/23/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Oshkosh has won the U.S. Army contract for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), which will replace the venerable Humvee. The company beat out a L...
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Last comment 09/30/2015 by adreasler
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Notes & Lines

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David Bowie: Technophile

01/13/2016 by HUSH
The musical world lost an icon on January 10. David Robert Jones, a.k.a. David Bowie, passed away from liver cancer, two days after his 69^th birthd...
Pathfinder Tags: David Bowie entrepreneur technophile
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Last comment 01/14/2016 by Anonymous Hero

It's the End of English As We Know It, and I Feel Fyeen

12/22/2015 by Jonathan Fuller
As a native Western New Yorker, I'm more than familiar with the stereotypes associated with that often-ridiculed region. There's Wide Right and No Go...
Pathfinder Tags: english dialect great lakes inland north accent william labov
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Last comment 12/23/2015 by CaptMoosie

The Noise, Noise, Noise, Noise, NOISE...

12/15/2015 by Jonathan Fuller
Inventors and other persons of genius have long had a reputation for being a bit eccentric. The "mad scientist" stereotype brings to mind the fictio...
Pathfinder Tags: intonarumori noise music russolo
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Last comment 12/16/2015 by Charlie Greenwood
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IHS Product Design Blog

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Webinar Calendar – January 2016

01/11/2016 by SavvyExacta
Engineering360 has a great lineup of webinars each month. Learn about specific topics from industry experts, for free, from the comfort of your own...
Pathfinder Tags: adhesives education electronics emissions pollution control ...
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Webinar Calendar - December 2015

12/17/2015 by SavvyExacta
December is halfway over, but there's still one more webinar on the Engineering360 calendar for 2015. Webinars allow you to learn about specific topi...
Pathfinder Tags: microwave power RF Semiconductor
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What Is It?

68 blog entries, 1860 comments (0 Viewing)

What is It? for December 16

12/16/2015 Do you know what this is? Share your answer, below! Submitted by CR4 user Whitephone.
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What is It? for July 26

07/26/2015 What is it? Share your guess in the comments below! Thanks to CR4 member Nigh for sharing this image.
Views: 758, Comments: 26
Last comment 07/28/2015 by GameJudge

What is It? for July 19

07/19/2015 What is it? Share your guess in the comments below! Thanks to CR4 member SolarEagle for sharing this image.
Pathfinder Tags: what is it
Views: 608, Comments: 36
Last comment 07/27/2015 by simonsd
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Animal Science

218 blog entries, 1998 comments (0 Viewing)

Parasitoid Wasps Are Walking Horror Stories

10/27/2015 by Jonathan Fuller
Love it or hate it, Halloween's upon us, and so is the proliferation of horror movies on many of your 800 cable channels. Most everyone seems to hav...
Pathfinder Tags: ichneumon wasp parasite wasp
Views: 383, Comments: 1
Last comment 10/28/2015 by tonyhemet

More Photos from My Trail Camera

09/22/2015 by SavvyExacta
Here's another batch of deer photos from my trail cam. I'm sharing these because my first post about the camera seemed to be popular. (You can check o...
Pathfinder Tags: ANIMAL SCIENCE trail cam
Views: 417, Comments: 25
Last comment 10/06/2015 by adreasler

The Summer of the Shark

07/15/2015 by HUSH
It's that time of the year where people are more interested in getting out of their office or home and to the pool. Or if you live in a coastal area...
Pathfinder Tags: beach protection shark technology
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Physics In Film

11 blog entries, 91 comments (0 Viewing)

Back to the Future Tech - How Do We Compare?

10/23/2015 by cheme_wordsmithy
So two days ago was October 21, 2015 - the monumental day when Marty McFly time traveled into the future in the movie Back To The Future Part II. Be...
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Last comment 10/26/2015 by adreasler

Do We Finally Get Hoverboards in 2015?

07/29/2015 by HUSH
Since skateboarding doesn't require enough agility and balance, next week Lexus will officially unveil a hoverboard. Ever since Marty McFly used a h...
Pathfinder Tags: Back to the Future hoverboard Lexus maglev
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Why We Need Others To Catch Our Typos

09/04/2015 by cheme_wordsmithy
If yvo'ue raed something aoubt how the brian wrkos you may konw why you can raed tihs snetecne whiuott mcuh tbruloe. I remember the first time...
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Last comment 09/11/2015 by energyconversion

Big Bets Lost on Vegas Hotel

04/23/2015 by HUSH
If you're in Las Vegas, you're probably going to gamble. The city is well known for its attractions, from the resorts to the shopping to the shows t...
Pathfinder Tags: architecture las vegas structural engineering
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Last comment 04/25/2015 by Rixter
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Relativity and Cosmology

145 blog entries, 3812 comments (0 Viewing)

How Zeons turned into something Useful

06/30/2015 by Jorrie
In the last Blog, How Aeons turned into Zeons, we derived a very simple formula for the expansion dynamics of the cosmos, normalized to a 'natural cos...
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How Aeons turned into Zeons

05/12/2015 by Jorrie
Quite a lot has been written on this CR4 Blog about the standard Lambda-Cold-Dark Matter (LCDM) cosmological model and its equations. Arguably the...
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Rockaholic Adventures

45 blog entries, 573 comments (0 Viewing)

Independent Party on Disappointment Cleaver – Part II

02/17/2015 by Shawn
The historic ratio of independent parties to guided ascents of Mt. Rainier holds steady at roughly 45% to 55%. In search of a true sense of accompl...
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3D Printing a NASA Space Wrench - Video

02/01/2016 posted in Workbench Creations
by SavvyExacta
Watch our 3D printer create a NASA space wrench! You may have seen our previous posts explaining that we would be conducting a live Periscope broadca...
Pathfinder Tags: 3D Printing additive manufacturing NASA nasa space wrench periscope
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Electrical Engineering Master's for Busy Professionals

10/18/2015 posted in Engineering...Beyond the Classroom
by Penn State
Penn State World Campus, the online learning platform for The Pennsylvania State University, offers a 100% online, 30-credit Master of Engineering...
Pathfinder Tags: ee degree electrical engineer masters degree penn state
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Scrap Metal Wire Stripper

12/12/2014 posted in Workbench Creations
by frankd20
I have been working on a lot of building projects, with not much time for anything else these last few years. As part of these projects, I ended up...
Pathfinder Tags: copper wire recycling wire stripper
Views: 556, Comments: 8
Last comment 12/18/2014 by C-Mac

Slo' Mo' Hat Cam

07/04/2014 posted in Workbench Creations
by Del the cat
I wanted to see how my arrows were flying from my bow, specifically flight arrows. A flight arrow presents a conundrum, you'd think you would want...
Views: 914, Comments: 67
Last comment 07/15/2014 by europium mkII

Whistling Walnut!

12/28/2013 posted in Workbench Creations
by Del the cat
What to do with the walnut shells left over from Christmas? Make a whistling arrow . I'd been toying with the idea for ages, and if you try an...
Views: 997, Comments: 33
Last comment 01/02/2014 by artsmith

Detective Work On An Exploded Warbow

07/11/2013 posted in Workbench Creations
by Del the cat
It's often impossible to actually work out how and why a bow explodes. But this time I think I know! I was building a copy of a Mary Rose Warb...
Views: 1062, Comments: 13
Last comment 07/14/2013 by lyn