Hexagonal Wall Patterns Create Quick Sound Insulation

A design company called Form Us with Love has created hexagonal wall tiles that interlock and dampen sound from completely recycled materials. The modular design comes in a variety of colors to make any space pop. These hexagonal tiles are meant not only to provide an easy alternative to other wall coverings but also to improve the acoustics in...

WATCH: 7 Year Old Hits a Golf Ball into Space

Every engineer starts out with a dream. A young aspiring engineer of just 7 years of age decided (with a little help) to pursue his engineering dream by giving it a kick-start/swing through hitting a golf ball into (near) space.Young 7-year-old Nathan helped initiate the launch of a golf ball bound for space by striking it with his...

Smithsonian Restoring the Original Star Trek Enterprise Model

If you’re a fan of the Star Trek series, then you will be happy to know that the Smithsonian is working on restoring the Enterprise model used in the original TV show. The model dates back to the 1970s and is actually quite sizeable. Over the years it has accumulated quite a bit of wear and tear, and...

The Incredibly Hot Art of Custom Glassblowing

Glass has been around for many ages now, and its properties revolutionized the civilizations that took advantage of the material. Today, glass is arguably one of the most important materials in existence. Without it there wouldnt be modern electronics, windows, televisions, or even cars. Even with glass being used in all of those industries, there is still demand...

The BMW i8 is the Icon of Progress in the Field of Sports Cars

The BMW i8 is one of the most revolutionary sports cars of the modern times. From the incorporation of a plug-in hybrid engine to its ability to go from 0-60 mph in 4.2 seconds, its prowess is unmatched in the automotive industry. Tesla and other car manufacturers are good in their own right, but the i8 is in...

Hacker Creates Fake Boarding Pass App to Get into Exclusive Lounges

If you fly a lot for work or pleasure, you likely have racked up enough points to be able to get into premium airline lounges. For most of the rest of fliers, getting into these luxury locations inside airports is just a dream.Przemek Jaroszewski is a programmer who travels a lot for his job, according to Wired. This...

Aston Martin Vulcan is the Most Intense Supercar Ever

If you are a billionaire looking for a new supercar to add to your garage, meet the Aston Martin Vulcan. This track-only supercar is what Aston Martin is calling their “most intense and exhilarating creation to date.” Developed in conjunction with Aston Martin Racing, the supercar features a V12 7.0 Liter engine on a similar base to AM’s...

Volvox Labs with Help of Microsoft Creates Stunning Visuals for Neon Indian

The bridge between visual experiences and live music has never been made more dynamic. Interactive visual technologies is breaking barriers, and musical acts are eager to utilize some of these cutting edge electronics to bolster their sound, according to Volvox Technologies. One of the latest artists to do so is Neon Indian with their latest performance at CMJ festival...

BAM: The Slipperiest Material in the World

BAM: Almost as hard as diamond while stealing the title for the world’s most slippery material ever created is more slippery than Teflon and makes components last many times  longer.The revolutionary material consists of boron, aluminum and magnesium (AlMgB14) with titanium boride (TiB2) creating a superhard substance that is just third hardest to diamond and cubic boron nitride. The material,...

How Much Weight can a Shopping Cart Hold?

First, he mesmerized us with a slew of crushed objects. Now, a subsidiary of the Hydraulic Press Channel explores how much a shopping cart can hold before failing.The first grocery carts were invented around the 1930’s by inventor Sylvan N. Goldman. With a vision to increase the among of shopping one could carry before  struggling with their bags...