How Crayons Are Made
Ever wonder how crayons are manufactured? This clip from the Science Channel show How It’s Made provides a fascinating look at the complex processes and machinery behind everyone’s favorite coloring tools.
New Laptop Can Disassemble in 2 Minutes
A group of grad students from Stanford University designed the Bloom laptop, which can be disassembled for recycling in just two minutes without any tools. Read More
Funky New Bike Helmet Acts Like an Airbag
Tired of dealing with bulky bike helmets? The HÃ¶vding might be the answer for you. Designed by two Swedish university students for their thesis project, this novel device cleverly combines the best of bike helmets and airbags. Read More
Discover the Future of Innovation with Dean of Invention on Planet Green
Dean of Invention, on the Planet Green network, follows famous inventor Dean Kamen on a quest to find the most cutting-edge technology on the planet and the most amazing and inventive engineering solutions to modern-day challenges. Read More
Bendable Computer Screens
What if newspapers worked interactively like computer screens, with continually updated headlines, photos and videos (similar to the animated newspapers in the wizarding world of Harry Potter)? Read More
How to Melt a Rock Using Sunlight
Don’t try this at home, kids. In this amazing clip, Jem Stansfield, the host of BBC’s Bang Goes the Theory (sort of a UK version of Mythbusters), visits the Solar Furnace Research Facility in Southern France.
Unmanned Glider Crosses Atlantic
The Scarlet Knight might sound like the name of the next big superhero, but it’s actually the first robotic deep-sea glider to cross the Atlantic Ocean
Boris Smus, a software engineer from Carnegie-Mellon, has fitted touch-sensitive resistors into his clothing to create the Ubiquitus Drums, of pants that doubles as a drum kit.
Make Way for the U2FO
Here’s the stage in action.
Stanford Researchers Make Paper Battery
Dip an ordinary piece of paper into ink infused with carbon nanotubes and silver nanowires, and it turns into a battery or supercapacitor. Crumple the piece of paper, and it still works.