engineering

Denver school shooting

Kendrick Castillo Died a Hero Taking Down the Denver School Shooter. Here's What We Know About Him.

Witnesses say the 18-year-old jumped right into action when the shooter pulled a gun in his classroom
Tim Marcin
5.9.19
engineering

Oregon Unconstitutionally Fined a Man $500 for Saying ‘I am an Engineer,’ Federal Judge Rules

Mats Järlström has won his First Amendment case against the state of Oregon: "This restriction clearly controls and suppresses protected speech."
Jason Koebler
1.2.19
tech

The Guy Behind This $2,400 Egg-Shaped Capsule Says It Will Save Us During Deadly Earthquakes

Meant to withstand violent impacts, Mexican engineer Reynaldo Vela’s personal protection pods take prehistoric design cues and are part of a broader trend in disaster capitalism.
Paul Biasco
12.6.18
robots

This Robotic Hand Can Shift Gears to Catch a Beer Can and Crush It

By creating a lightweight, 3D-printed “transmission,” engineers were able to build a hand that is strong when it needs to be and fast when it needs to be.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.17.18
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
6.28.18
tech

The World's Smallest Computer Can Fit on the Tip of a Grain of Rice

The University of Michigan was salty that IBM made a smaller computer than it did, so it made an even smaller computer.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.22.18
robots

Check Out These Creepy Crawling Insect Robots from Japan

The University of Tokyo's Parametric Move Conference pushes the limits of the ways robots get around.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.18.18
sexual harassment

More than half of women in STEM academics have been sexually harassed, report finds

That’s second only to the percent of women who report harassment in the military.
Rachel Janfaza
6.13.18
invisibility

Scientists Made a Working Invisibility Cloak (But There's a Catch)

Researchers from Pennsylvania State University have created a device that uses “acoustic cloaking” technology.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.10.18
presented by toyota

Additive Manufacturing Is Transforming How Engineers Are Approaching Design

Uncovering geometric shapes and patterns that once seemed implausible, this new technology will radically change the look and feel of our vehicles.
Theo Gibson
4.3.18
VICELAND

We Met the Engineers Building Hyper-Realistic Sex Robots

Karley Sciortino explores how AI is entering the adult market on 'SLUTEVER.'
VICE Staff
3.14.18
Moveable

Will Exoskeletons Give Us Superpowers?

All the strength of a body builder, with none of the body oil. We test out the latest bionic enhancements in the first episode of FLUX.
Theo Gibson
1.18.18
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