Friday, November 27, 2015

Penguin Chickbot

So how about a cute penguin chick robot, in the clever service of science? It works!

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Eco Car

I love this! Engineering students from the University of Toronto create a motor vehicle that is so fuel-efficient that it can travel 2700 miles on 1 gallon of gasoline. Let me repeat that: 2700 miles per gallon! The team won the Shell Eco Marathon last year, and they're aiming for 4000 MPGs this year... whoa!

Monday, November 23, 2015


Diago Saez Gil + mates sought to raise $50,000 for their smart suitcase idea, and got $1.9 million, instead. Wow, maybe I should try that!

Friday, November 13, 2015

Apple I

"[The Apple I personal computer] is the seed artifact of the Digital Age. It's the beginning of the home computer revolution," Kristen Gallerneaux points out.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Steam Engines

Historic innovations - like the steam engines - tell a tale that's worth listening to: "The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the late 18th century."

Monday, November 9, 2015

Salmon Cannon

"Salmon are a great example of fish that have to overcome huge obstacles, just to get back where they came from. Many never make it. But now those salmon have a better chance: They're getting 'cannonized'!"