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TWIE 130: Land Mine Sweeper that Blows in the Wind

January 9, 2013 3:26 pm | by Videos Comments

TWIE 130: Land Mine Sweeper that Blows in the Wind. This Week in Engineering - Asteroid pulling to lunar orbit; spiked space rovers; dandelion-inspired anti-mine device; robots sterilize hospital rooms; graves with QR codes; and printable record albums.


Engineering Newswire 19: Spikey Spacecraft Headed to Martian Moon

January 9, 2013 3:22 pm Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by Interpower, the premier supplier of power system components for worldwide markets, we’re sending spikey little spacecraft to Martian moons, building a creepy little robot toddler, and moving one step closer to robotic telepresence. This episode features:


Engineering Newswire 18: Mini jet engines cool laptops

January 2, 2013 1:18 pm Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we're stretching wires to incredible lengths, embracing the great bartender in the sky, and cooling laptops with jet engines. Today's episode features...


Real-life Mario Kart - Waterloo Labs

December 20, 2012 10:09 am Videos Comments

In this episode the good people at Waterloo Labs (same guys who created eyes-only Super Mario Bros.) rig up four go Karts so they can manipulate the throttle, gas, and brakes along with an RFID Item system so they could make a REAL playable version of Mario Kart.


Engineering Newswire 17: Life-sized, programmable humanoid robot talks, sings, acts

December 14, 2012 8:49 am Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we're working with the world's smallest wrench, crossing the pacific in an autonomous wave rider, and creating a humanoid robot that can walk, talk, and ... act? Today's episode features....


Engineering Newswire 16: Designing an underwater hotel

December 10, 2012 9:17 am Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we're taking our first taste test on Mars, building an underwater hotel, and powering the EcoBot with nothing more than poo. Today's episode features: Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy recently conducted the first land-based catapult launch of an unmanned system using the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System.


iPhone 5 teardown review

December 4, 2012 10:00 am Videos Comments

After months of rumors and leaked product-images, the iPhone 5 has finally arrived. iFixit sent their co-founder Luke Soules to Melbourne, Australia to be one of the first people in the world to get his hands on an iPhone 5 so that they could give it their customary teardown-treatment.


Engineering Newswire 15: Disney robots play catch with your kids

December 4, 2012 9:54 am Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by PD&D TV, we're playing catch with Disney robots, colonizing mars with deep pocketed donors, and beaming aboard a Star Trek classroom. This episode features....


Engineering Newswire 14: Blowing up James Bond's Aston Martin

December 4, 2012 9:49 am Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by PD&D TV, we're propelling bio-bots with rat blood, creating a dancing robot, "Gangnam Style", and blowing up James Bond's Aston Martin. This episode features....


TWIE 125: Non-Lethal Missile Knocks Out Electronics

November 28, 2012 4:25 pm | by Videos Comments

TWIE 125: Non-Lethal Missile Knocks Out Electronics: This Week in Engineering - Seismologists convicted of manslaughter; finding damaged nuclear cores; power outage missile; robot tightrope-walker; testing bridges with rain; and bricks from cow blood.


The Ben Heck Show : Build a retro computer — The Raspberry Pi!

November 19, 2012 2:20 pm Videos Comments

A retro computer for only about $35? Watch Ben build a retro-styled computer using the Raspberry Pi! Watch more episodes of The Ben Heck Show here:


The Ben Heck Show : Automated SmartHome tricks for every home

November 19, 2012 2:13 pm Videos Comments

Ben works on some ways to automate functions into an existing home. Automatic Door Buzzer? Coming right up! Ben also rigs up a system to manually change the temperature on an old Honeywell thermostat.


Engineering Newswire 12: Saving lives with robotic bees

November 14, 2012 10:21 am Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by PD&D TV, we're putting employees on time out, playing Tetris in a pumpkin and saving lives with robotic bees. Harvard University electrical engineers Rob Wood and Goo-Yon Wee are working on RoboBee, a miniature flying robot inspired by the biology of a bee and the insect's hive behavior.


Engineering Newswire 11: Nissan builds a Batmobile

November 8, 2012 10:02 am Videos Comments

Today on engineering newswire, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, we're painting dreams with robots, monitoring our neural activity, and carving pumpkins with CNCs. In this episode we feature: The Muse headband is a new wearable device that lets users monitor neural activity in real time via their mobile devices.


This week in engineering: Gasoline From Air

November 8, 2012 9:11 am | by Videos Comments

TWIE 126: Gasoline From Air: This Week in Engineering - Robot waverider survives Sandy; inflatable plug for flooding; dental music player; nanotube transistors; gasoline from air; and deflecting asteroids with paint.-



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