engineering

tech

This Smartphone Airbag Automatically Protects Your Phone When You Drop It

The design was a thesis project for a German engineering student.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.25.19
Sound Art

Massive Robotic Instrument Turns Smartphone Data into Sounds

Using hardware and software, artist Andrius Šarapovas created a massive musical composer.
DJ Pangburn
7.20.17
Art

Massive Rube Goldberg Machine to Trigger Chain Reaction Across America

This weekend, the 4th-annual Deconstruct: America weekend hackathon is taking on new dimensions with a chain reaction that spans the entire continent.
J.H. Fearless
10.16.16
Design

These Airplane Bubble Pods Make Futuristic Fantasies Come True

The Skydeck is the ultimate window seat.
The Creators Project
8.12.16
Art

This Is What a Robot Designed by a Neural Network Looks Like

Latvian new media sculptor Krists Pudzens shows off a small robot army at his first solo show.
DJ Pangburn
7.19.16
Design

DIY LEGO Designs Recreate Marvels of Modern Engineering

This new DIY LEGO bible will help you become a Master Builder.
Beckett Mufson
6.2.16
Stuff

Going Under

An island nation is trying to save itself from sinking.
Brian Merchant
12.2.15
The Incarceration Issue

Photos of Australian Workers Assembling Chinese-Made Prison Cells

For these factory workers, putting together prefab cells is just like any other job.
VICE Staff
9.9.15
Design

The Rugged 4K Quadcopter That Fits Inside Your Backpack

Move over, Phantom...
The Creators Project
9.2.15
Design

Meet the Designer Giving 3D-Printed Prosthetic Hands to Kids—for Free

These 3D-printed prosthetics are turning kids in need into superheroes.
Nicole Walsh
7.28.15
Design

Motorcycle + Toy Horse = MOTORHORSE

Colin Furze supercharges a plastic steed, gives new meaning to the word "horsepower."
Beckett Mufson
6.23.15
Stuff

Meet the Two Female Entrepreneurs Making 'Feminist' Sex Toys

We talked to designers Alex Fine and Janet Lieberman about the "first hands-free, strap-free, non-intrusive" vibrator and what it means for female sexual pleasure.
Alice Tchernookova
4.24.15
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