Tag: engineering

Jan 4, 2021

Modifying a Lego Car to Climb Progressively More Challenging Obstacles

Modifying a Lego Car to Climb Progressively More Challenging Obstacles

Considerations: wheel diameter, gear ratio, 4-wheel drive, tire grip, breakover angle, weight distribution

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Dec 28, 2020

Carbon Fiber is 10x Stronger Than Steel, Unless You Do This

Carbon Fiber is 10x Stronger Than Steel, Unless You Do This

If you put carbon fiber under any load other than tension, the strength just disappears

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Dec 16, 2020

Porch Pirate Glitter Bomb 3 is Here

Porch Pirate Glitter Bomb 3 is Here

Mark Rober’s 3rd gen “Glitterbomb” is here and better than ever

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Oct 19, 2020

This Animation of How Bridges Were Constructed in 14th Century Prague is Amazing

This Animation of How Bridges Were Constructed in 14th Century Prague is Amazing

How the iconic Charles Bridge was constructed in 1357

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Sep 23, 2020

Creating a Giant Water Vortex with Lego Motors

Creating a Giant Water Vortex with Lego Motors

Just a few Lego parts, a bucket, and some water

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Aug 25, 2020

Norway Just Built a 99-Step Bridge Over Their Most Iconic Waterfall

Norway Just Built a 99-Step Bridge Over Their Most Iconic Waterfall

Architect Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk builds a staircase bridge over Norway’s iconic Vøringsfossen waterfall

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Aug 18, 2020

This Video of Germany in 1902 was Taken from a Flying Train and the Quality is Incredible

This Video of Germany in 1902 was Taken from a Flying Train and the Quality is Incredible

The footage is almost as impressive as the feat of engineering it captures

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Jun 4, 2020

Popularized in England, These Wavy Walls Actually Use Fewer Bricks Than a Straight Wall

Popularized in England, These Wavy Walls Actually Use Fewer Bricks Than a Straight Wall

Lawnmowers detest them

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May 26, 2020

The Most Over-Engineered Backyard Squirrel Obstacle Course You Will Ever See

The Most Over-Engineered Backyard Squirrel Obstacle Course You Will Ever See

Squirrels kept stealing Mark Rober’s bird seed, so he over-engineered the perfect squirrel proof bird feeder

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Dec 15, 2019

Remember the Glitter Bomb Trap to Bust Porch Pirates? It’s Back with Upgrades

Remember the Glitter Bomb Trap to Bust Porch Pirates? It’s Back with Upgrades

Macaulay Culkin is in the video, what more do you want.

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