Archive for ‘engineering’

November 16, 2019

Bowling Wizardry

by duncanr

I could do with a ball like this to improve my bowling!

November 9, 2019

Robots just wanna have Fun

by duncanr

it’s playtime for nine Mini Cheetah robots at MIT’s Biomimetics lab

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September 24, 2019

Think a levee is going to save you from rising water? Only if you’re rich

by allthoughtswork

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September 12, 2019

So THAT’S why British stairs are so pokey

by allthoughtswork

Stuffed shirts are cheap bastards no matter which side of the pond you build, it seems.

September 8, 2019

Brushing up on disaster

by allthoughtswork

I’ve watched around four dozen videos and documentaries on the level 9 Japan earthquake and tsunami in 2011 with good reason: The impending Cascadia megathrust fault earthquake off our Oregon coast has a disturbingly good chance of being that disaster’s twin or even it’s ugly big brother.

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August 21, 2019

Unidentified rolling objects

by allthoughtswork

He’s either brilliant or just needs to get laid, probably both.

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August 18, 2019

Where’s a little Dutch boy when you need one?

by allthoughtswork

August 17, 2019

Losing your marbles

by allthoughtswork

FYI: The comments below it are just as fun.

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August 17, 2019

A hundred years ago, New York City was crowded and full of bad drivers. Who knew?

by allthoughtswork

August 15, 2019

And you thought Alexa was creepy

by allthoughtswork

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