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Proton Battery

03/19/2018 by Rixter
This looks promising. "Researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia have demonstrated for the first time a working rechargeable "proton b...
Views: 213, Comments: 3
Last comment 03/20/2018 by artsmith

Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Arizona Pedestrian

03/19/2018 by Rixter
OK, it's no longer a theoretical question. Comments?
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Last comment 03/21/2018 by truth is not a compromise

CR Challenge

03/19/2018 by Codemaster
Does anybody remember the CR designer challenge from the 1980s? The CR stood for Chicago Rawhide, whose main business is oil seals, from the web it l...
Views: 164, Comments: 5
Last comment 03/20/2018 by phoenix911

Really, Is This Necessary?

03/18/2018 by phoenix911
I was just paging through some adds, and I saw a used Grizzly planer and I decided to price what it’s new and came across this on Grizzly’...
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Last comment 03/21/2018 by phoenix911
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Commercial Space

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Mobile Engineer - Android Job -Mountain View, CA

03/21/2018 by faluja
We urgently require Mobile Engineer - Android who will be responsible for developing a brand new mobile application from the ground up. As such, the p...
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Technical Ceramic Performance and Applications for Industry Components

03/14/2018 by michaelzhuo
Technical ceramic materials make applications possible today that were virtually inconceivable just yesterday. Due to their unique material properties...
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CR4 Feedback

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The Engineer's Notebook

465 blog entries, 7614 comments (1 Viewing)

Is Alexa Laughing at You?

03/17/2018 by M-ReeD
Laughter is generally a pleasant sound, unless of course that laughter comes from an unoccupied corner of your home. At least this is what users of A...
Views: 348, Comments: 4
Last comment 03/20/2018 by tonyhemet

Were We Happier with Landlines?

03/10/2018 by M-ReeD
This is a question that has been nagging at me since reading an article that loosely touched on the subject. When I think of landlines, I can’t...
Views: 393, Comments: 20
Last comment 03/13/2018 by John Endres
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WoW Blog (Woman of the Week)

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Woman of the Week – Zaha Hadid

03/19/2018 by lmno24
Zaha Hadid was an Iraqi-British architect known for her daring architectural designs and was often described as “Queen of the Curve” for h...
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Woman of the Week – Anita Borg

03/12/2018 by lmno24
Dr. Anita Borg (1949–2003) was an American computer scientist and founded the Institute for Women and Technology and the Grace Hopper Celebratio...
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Last comment 03/14/2018 by Ronald Budge
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Abe's Blog

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Test Español Español óíáéú

03/07/2018 by amichelen
Español Español óíáéú
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Last comment 03/08/2018 by amichelen

What city, Amazon?

02/27/2018 by amichelen
We all know - we are waiting in anticipation - that Amazon is going to build their second headquarters, called “HQ2”, starting in early 20...
Views: 190, Comments: 15
Last comment 03/01/2018 by terrapin
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Challenge Questions

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Core Conundrum: Newsletter Challenge (March 2018)

This month's Challenge Question: Specs & Techs from IEEE Engineering360: A scientist claims she can determine the size and density of an extrater...
Views: 733, Comments: 7
Last comment 03/02/2018 by Jpfalt

Electric Bill Enigma: Newsletter Challenge (February 2018)

This month's Challenge Question: Specs & Techs from GlobalSpec: A family moves into a new house in December and notices a musty smell in the base...
Views: 2367, Comments: 41
Last comment 02/07/2018 by dkwarner
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TechnoTourist’s Engineering Expeditions

87 blog entries, 569 comments (0 Viewing)

Solar Power in Greece: Stalled but not Out of Gas

12/19/2017 by BestInShow
As we passed through residential suburbs on the way from the airport to downtown Athens, I noticed that many of the rooftops sported solar hot water t...
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Say It Isn't So! Greek Theater Acoustics Aren't Perfect

11/15/2017 by BestInShow
Have you ever heard that Greek theaters, at least some of them, had such perfect acoustics that the audience could hear a word whispered from the orch...
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Last comment 12/11/2017 by truth is not a compromise
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"On This Day" In Engineering History

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September 27, 1998 – The (Sort of) Birthday of Google, Inc.

09/27/2017 by MaggieMc
When I chose September 27 to investigate for engineering developments of historical import, I was surprised to find Google’s birthday on the lis...
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Last comment 10/03/2017 by Brave Sir Robin

September 4, 1926 – The Death of Julia Brainerd Hall

09/04/2017 by MaggieMc
On September 4, 1926, Julia Brainerd Hall, who assisted her brother Charles Martin Hall in producing the first samples of man-made aluminum in 1886, d...
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Last comment 09/07/2017 by James Stewart
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Notes & Lines

44 blog entries, 407 comments (0 Viewing)

Black Hole Music and Really Low Notes

07/13/2017 by Hannes
A colleague of mine recently heard from a friend that certain black holes make musical pitches—specifically, scientists have observed a black ho...
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Last comment 07/19/2017 by Rixter

What Did The Past Sound Like?

06/15/2017 by Hannes
Growing up in the early ‘90s, my family still had a big cream-colored rotary phone stuck to our kitchen wall. At the time I didn’t realize...
Views: 558, Comments: 40
Last comment 07/13/2017 by phoenix911
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Defense & Security Technology

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Multi-touch System Allows Navy Flight Decks to Shuffle Configurations

06/26/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The systems, designated the Deployable Ship Integration Multitouch Systems, upgrade the "Quija board" currently used to organize hanger bays by allowi...
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Autonomous, Reusable Experimental Spacecraft Being Developed by Boeing and DARPA

06/05/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Boeing is collaborating with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to design and test an experimental spaceplane capable of reach...
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Physicists Create a Fluid With Negative Mass

04/20/2017 by Bayes
One of the interesting things you learn early on in physics is that there is nothing in physics that forbids negative mass values. There has long been...
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Last comment 07/24/2017 by James Stewart

NASA Announcement Today on Potential Habitats for Alien Life

04/13/2017 by Bayes
NASA Announcement Today at 2 p.m. EDT NASA will discuss new results about ocean worlds in our solar system from the agency’s Cassini spacecraft...
Views: 215, Comments: 1
Last comment 04/17/2017 by James Stewart
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Editor's Desk

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Engineering Job Growth Shows Positive Outlook

04/08/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The most recent projections from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics concur that jobs in engineering, and other STEM fields, would likely provide the...
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Caption This for 02/09/2018

02/09/2018 posted in Caption This!
by lmno24
Here's this week's image! I actually found this online the other day and it seemed fitting give that today is National Pizza Day. As always, be sur...
Views: 553, Comments: 26
Last comment 02/14/2018 by MR. Guest

Flight Bow Shooting Machine

01/24/2018 posted in Workbench Creations
by Del the cat
I've been messing around with flight bows and their arrows for some time and it's virtually impossible to get consistent test results. There are so m...
Views: 626, Comments: 24
Last comment 01/28/2018 by Del the cat

Caption This for 3/31/2017

03/31/2017 posted in Caption This!
by lmno24
This week's image: Thanks to Nigh for the submission! Keep in mind we are always looking for submissions, send us photos anytime. Be sure to vote...
Views: 694, Comments: 38
Last comment 04/07/2017 by Randall

Caption This for 3/24/2017

03/24/2017 posted in Caption This!
by MaggieMc
This weeks image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption! Thanks to Nigh for the submission, we're always looking for more!
Views: 829, Comments: 85
Last comment 04/06/2017 by szwasta

Caption This for 3/17/2017

03/17/2017 posted in Caption This!
by lmno24
This weeks image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption! Thanks to user sptilton for the submission.
Views: 532, Comments: 20
Last comment 03/20/2017 by Mikerho