Tag: design

Jun 29, 2018

Engineering Student Designs ‘Mobile Airbag’ That Deploys When Device is Dropped

Engineering Student Designs ‘Mobile Airbag’ That Deploys When Device is Dropped

Philip Frenzel of Aalen University was awarded first prize in a national design contest in Germany for his ‘Mobile Airbag’

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Jun 13, 2018

There’s a Garden Contest on the Backs of Japanese Mini Trucks and It’s Awesome

There’s a Garden Contest on the Backs of Japanese Mini Trucks and It’s Awesome

The annual Kei truck garden contest is sponsored by the Japan Federation of Landscape Contractors

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Jun 12, 2018

The Importance of a Fire Door in One Image

Photograph by Scott Strassburg via iDigHardware

They can save your life

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May 31, 2018

How Termites Inspired a Building that Can Cool Itself

How Termites Inspired a Building that Can Cool Itself

Using biomimicry, Mick Pearce harnessed the ingenuity of termites to design a natural cooling system for the largest commercial building in Zimbabwe

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Apr 4, 2018

Why Ships Used This Camouflage In World War I

Why Ships Used This Camouflage In World War I

A brief history of dazzle camouflage

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Mar 30, 2018

Master Class With a World Record Paper Airplane Maker

Master Class With a World Record Paper Airplane Maker

There’s a sweet science and innocent joy from turning a mundane piece of paper into a flying machine

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Mar 1, 2018

The Simple and Brilliant Design Behind the Perpetual Flip Calendar

The Simple and Brilliant Design Behind the Perpetual Flip Calendar

Every time you flip this calendar the date changes in a clever yet very simple way

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