We Built a Miniature Drinking Water Treatment Plant – Learn About Creating Clean Water

Being able to turn on your tap and get fresh clean water takes a lot of work, and I have built a miniature drinking water plant that will hopefully help you understand. Outside of Interesting Engineering, I, Trevor English, am a civil engineer, with a specialty in water systems. I built this miniature water treatment plant with a...

WATCH: Pour Water Upwards at the Hoover Dam

While you may know it from as an engineering marvel renowned for its massive structure, here is one thing about the hoover dam you may not have considered.The dam is a massive 726 ft tall supported by a monstrous base that is as thick as two football fields laid end-to-end. Every second, 90,000 gallons of water power through...

Man Creates Primitive Bellows and Forge from Found Materials

Before the advent of modern technology, creating many facets of life took some incredible skill and creativity. Primitive Technology on YouTube has made a living creating huts and other stone age technologies. Watching his level of craftsmanship and skill is impressive, and now he has created a forge and bellows out of materials he found. He is building...

Watching Things Get Crushed by a Steamroller is Exactly What You Need

If you love pointless and unnecessary destruction, then you are going to love the Road Roller YouTube channel. The man behind the channel owns a steam roller that he uses to crush a wide variety of devices. In his most recent video, he decided to roll over 17 LCD computer screens, and the result is some pretty flattened...

Scientists Develop Solar Cells That Can Be Ink-Jet Printed

3D printing promises to be the renewable energy source of the future, but modern manufacturing techniques are a little lacking. A team of scientists and engineers from Alto university have come up with a method of producing solar cells through ink-jet printing. The technology is so much like printing that cells can be made in any sort of...

This Propane-Filled Vortex Cannon is Probably a Bad Idea

You have probably seen toys that shoot rings of air at others. They have been around for a while and are surprisingly fun to play with. Others have used these same principles to create large smoke rings that fly through the air, but the Backyard Scientist from YouTube took it to the next level. He created a giant...

FDA Approves New Weight Loss Stomach Pump that Sucks Food Right Out of your Stomach

Stomach pump integration Caution: This article explores the procedure of an FDA approved stomach pump that could be disturbing to some readers. You have been warned.A new weight loss pump that is implanted directly into the stomach aimed to promote weight loss was recently approved by the FDA.The device, deemed the AspireAssist, engineered and produced by medical technology...

Organic Mega Flow Battery: A Breakthrough for Renewable Energy

Flow Battery Harvard recently developed a new type of flow battery that could revolutionize mass electrical storage, rendering renewable energy resources as the final solution for reliability and sustainability.Recently, a Harvard team reported in a paper published in Nature, a new, innovative large-scale battery that could fundamentally alter the foundation of energy storage.The device reported is a metal-free flow...

Professional Golfer Creates Jetpack to Avoid Golf Carts

If you have ever golfed in your life, you know just how fun driving around the golf carts are. While they are a blast to drive, they have some limitations given that they are wheel-based. You can’t take them on greens or on wet fairways, so professional golfer Bubba Watson decided to solve that problem. Teaming up with...

Engineer Designs Gyrocopter-Like Motorcycle Flying Car

Engineers have been trying to design flying cars for many years now, and one tinkerer has created one of the most interesting designs we have ever seen. Aerospace engineer Dezso Molnar has created a motorcycle-like gyrocopter inspired flying car concept which is a little out of the ordinary. He has taken his contraption out to the Mojave desert to...