Nikola Tesla’s Greatest Achievements

Nikola Tesla is perhaps one of the greatest scientists that has ever lived. His experiments were far beyond his time, which left much of his work underappreciated until after he passed away. Born on July 10, 1856 in Austria, where he would then make his way to New York to further his work. His showmanship and crazy inventions...

Riding This Pedal-Powered Lift Is Way Better Than Taking the Stairs

We recently reported on the multi-directional lift that is going to reduce energy costs of buildings. But how about one that only requires your own muscle power? The Vycle is just that, a pedal-powered vertical lift. Invented by Elena Larriba and Jon Garcia, the Vycle is an eco-friendly alternative to lifts that keeps you fit at the same...

You Can Now Pre-Order World’s First Holographic Smartphone

Ditch your iPhone, the world’s first holographic smartphone is coming. A professional camera company, RED, announced they will make a smartphone with holographic capability.The holographic smartphone is called the RED Hydrogen and is described by the company as the “world’s first holographic media machine”. While details are pretty limited, you can already pre-order the mysterious object. It will...

Which Engineering Degree Should You Choose?

Engineering as a profession is very diverse and it naturally branches out into many different industries. Each specialty of engineering cumulatively contributes to nearly every aspect of our physical world. For a high school student interested in STEM or even someone looking to go back to school, the choices for which engineering degree to get can be rather...

5 Unusual Ways You Could Get Yourself Into Space

There are many out there who have always dreamed of seeing the universe from a vantage point outside of this little blue planet. Not everyone gets to be astronauts, however, so getting to space isn’t that simple. Even with the growth of commercial spaceflight, dreams of getting into space require significant financial leverage. There are ways, however, to...

Elon Musk Reveals Photos of First Production Tesla Model 3

It’s been a busy week for Elon Musk as Tesla announced its latest project to install the world’s largest lithium-ion battery storage system in Australia, as well as SpaceX’s successful deployment of the Intelsat 35e mission after aborting its launch twice. And just before the week comes to an end, Musk and Tesla Motors released the Serial Number...

Top 5 Most Radioactive Locations Across the Globe

The world around us is naturally radioactive in many ways, but there are certain areas of the earth that have been especially polluted with radiation due to manmade failures or endeavors. This list of the top 5 most radioactive places could also be named the top 5 places that you definitely shouldn’t ever live. The radiation in these...

10 Weird Things You Can Do with Fidget Spinners

The craze of fidget spinners doesn’t seem likely to end anytime soon. In the following article, we’ll take a look at some of the unusual things you can do with these devices. Some are dangerous, so be warned. Enjoy.1. Break some recordsWe’ll kick things off with one of the more obvious ones. We as humans have an odd...

Portable Automatic CPR Machines: A Life-Saving Technology

When a person’s heart stops, there are only seconds to act. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, otherwise known as CPR, must be quickly performed to continue artificial circulation and provide a supply of oxygen to an unresponsive person. Portable and automatic CPR machines automatically deliver CPR compression strokes – and these CPR machines are already saving lives.AutoPulse, a life-saving portable automatic...

How Do Microwaves Cook Food?

You probably use a microwave nearly every single day of your life, but you may not realize just how one works. Many fear that they can give you cancer or harm you in other ways, but why not take some time to learn the science to realize that it isn’t how microwaves work.Microwaves, the waves, are actually a...