Awesome Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Engineers

Roses are red, violets are blue, we made a list, of special gift ideas for you. With the 14th of February marching ever closer, it’s probably time to start looking for that perfect Valentine’s Day gift for that special engineer in your life.So let’s cut to the chase and get this list started, here is our hand-picked selection of...

Tesla Smashes Acceleration Record of Production Cars

Tesla is making history again with another record-breaking story: the world’s fastest accelerating production vehicle.Tesla’s Model S P100D recently broke the Motor Trend’s all-time world record for fastest acceleration of a production car by going 0 to 97 kph in just 2.28 seconds.The result was recently posted by Motor Trend on February 8th, 2017. Tesla’s record breaking car, the Model S P100D,...

Top 10 Math Tricks for Getting Through Your Daily Life

Many of us struggle with math on a daily basis – even engineers. Whether it be calculating fractions or figuring out how much money you make, here are 10 math tricks you need to know for your daily life.Percentage Calculation TricksCalculating percents may seem simple when it’s just 10 percent, but what about 75 percent of 19.99? When you’re...

Top 3 Jobs for Highest Mechanical Engineer Salary

Every year, a stream of mechanical engineers graduate from their bachelor’s degree and do their best to get a job that would pay them the highest mechanical engineer salary. The reason is clear – mechanical engineering is one of the most in-demand engineering disciplines and in highly in demand within several industries in all countries around the world.In addition...

5 Mind-Scrambling Logical Paradoxes

What do you call apparently self-contradictory statements or problems? What about if they seem to prove something that doesn’t seem to be correct intuitively? Yes, you’ve guessed it, paradoxes. These, often infuriating, thought experiments have formed a central component of philosophy for centuries. They often challenge your intuitive understanding of the world around you. Perhaps they’ll completely flip your...

NASA’s New Electronics Can Survive Long Venus Surface Missions

Venus, the second planet from the sun and our closest planetary neighbor, has one of the harshest environments in our solar system. Its landscape is dusty, with surface temperatures reaching a searing 471 degrees Celsius (880 degrees Fahrenheit).Venus has a thick atmosphere consisting primarily of carbon dioxide and clouds of sulfuric acid with sharp lightning bursts. One day-night cycle takes 117 Earth...

The 14 Best Engineering-Inspired Fixes in a Pinch

Necessity is the mother of innovation, but we’re also pretty sure necessity is also the number one call for duct tape fixes. These 14 projects clearly resulted from fixing life’s mistakes in a pinch.Let’s start off with the “galaxy’s shittyest  solder spool”:According to Reddit user NoradIV, the base is a 2 x 3, the tube is fiberglass and the...

This New Battery Offers a Decade of Function

Harvard researchers have developed a new flow battery that uses organic structures for power. The process results in a much safer type of battery, one that isn’t toxic and doesn’t corrode.The research team with the John A. Paulson School fo Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) dissolve the organic molecules in neutral pH water. Flow batteries use components from separate tanks....

Do This One Thing Every Day to Be Better at Public Speaking

One of my favorite questions to ask people about public speaking is if they consider themselves a public speaker. When 9 out of 10 answer no, I politely point out that their answer was technically them speaking in public.If you carry on any type of conversation during the day when you are in public, I’m going to argue that...

Top 3 Jobs for Highest Chemical Engineer Salary

Before I present to you the top three jobs for highest Chemical Engineer salary, let’s look at a few stats. Data shows that the percentage of Chemical Engineering graduates who enter engineering and construction jobs in the UK is at 55.6 percent as of 2016. 13.3 percent, on the other hand, get jobs in business, human resources, and the...