Get Rid of Public Speaking Anxiety By Doing This 1 Thing

As a an engineer, there is a good chance that you are an introvert. There is nothing wrong with being soft spoken unless part of your job includes public speakingYou are great at communicating complex ideas, but just not to large groups of people. You get speech anxiety. In the privacy of your dim lit office, your fingers...

Officials Crashed a Jet into Nuclear Reactor Facility to Test its Walls

In 1988 the US government wanted to know just how strong reinforced concrete is, the very same stuff used in construction of nuclear reactor facilities. Clearly, the best way to execute the experiment is to launch an F4 Phantom jet at 500 MPH and slam it head-on directly into a slab of concrete.One would imagine having a 9/11 style...

Will the U.S. Ever Get the Hyperloop? Official Says ‘Maybe Not’

The hyped up Hyperloop One system made waves when Elon Musk announced the plan in 2013. However, only a handful of countries like the UAE has taken steps to truly lay the foundation needed for the Hyperloop One.And according to U.S. Secretary of Transportation, the U.S. will probably watch other countries test Musk’s innovative system before it ever...

Moon Express Raises Enough Funds for Its Trip

Moon Express has finally raised sufficient funds and will soon be embarking on its first mission to the Moon. It is the first private company to receive permission from the U.S. government to travel to the Moon.Moon Express is a California-based start-up company. It submitted its application for the lunar mission on 8 April 2016.  Reportedly, the application was finally...

30 Must Read Engineering Books

So, you want some recommendations for great engineering books? Then you’ve come to the right place. Following publications are recognized as some of the most remarkable engineering books of all time and many of them are enduring classics.The list is not exhaustive, but in our opinion these are the 30 greatest engineering books to buy (or borrow).1. To...

TwoEyes VR Mirrors Human Eyesight Like No Other Camera

Virtual reality headsets and cameras became some of the hottest gadgets on the market this year. One company wants to take VR to an entirely new level with its multi-function binocular 360-degree VR camera. Meet TwoEyes!TwoEyes VR claims to be the world’s first 360-degree 4K video camera. The device’s makers spaced two pairs of 180-degree lenses 65 mm...

Meet the Impressive Juicer You Don’t Have to Clean

Less than three weeks into 2017 and people already struggle with maintaining their resolutions. Most of these revolve around fitness, health and wellness. One of the trendiest ways to get healthy? Juicing. However, a lot of juicers are bulky and require a ton of effort to remove the pulpy residue once you’re done.The JUISIR cold press juicer looks to...

SoloBucket: A Power Plant You Can Roll Up and Take Anywhere You Want

Imagine a pail that contains anything you need to set up a power plant within 2 seconds and weighs only around 20 pounds. SoloBucket is a power plant that comes with flexible solar panels, lighting, connectors, battery, and chargers all fit inside. SoloBucket’s design allows you to take it anywhere you want. You can just roll it up...

How to Land A Space Shuttle

The HistoryThe space shuttle, officially named the Space Transportation System (STS) is perhaps the most magnificent engineering marvel that humanity has ever created. The program was launched shortly after President Nixon announced NASA’s plan to develop a reusable space shuttle or space transportation system (STS). The plan prompted a massive overhaul of the Apollo program to develop a technology capable of resisting...

Apple AirPods: Do They Live Up to the Hype?

Apple AirPods are advertized as wireless, effortless and magical. Like every other Apple product, the ease of use is the essential design principle of AirPods. Once out of their box, they are ready to connect to all compatible devices instantly.But do they live up to the hype? Let’s take a closer look beyond the media hype.What’s the big deal?For...