Watch 1000 Mousetraps Set Off in 4 Seconds on Trampoline

Watch 1000 Mousetraps Set Off in 4 Seconds on a Trampoline

Cinematographers Gavin Free and Dan Gruchey are originally from the UK and have a passion for filming bizarre endeavors with their $125,000 slow motion camera in 4k. For this video, they decided to take their slow-mo to the next level by putting 1000 mousetraps on a trampoline and having Dan jump onto the trampoline to set them off. Watch here: …

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High School Girls' Dream of Solar Tents for the Homeless Became a Reality

High School Girls’ Dream of Solar Tents for the Homeless Became a Reality

Twelve girls from San Fernando Valley, California, saw the homeless population in their city growing daily and felt a strong connection because that could be them if their parents were to miss one bill. They didn’t want to sit back and watch people from their hometown sleeping under church doors, or underpasses. They felt the need to give the homeless …

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Australian Primary School Students Engineer a Robot Orca to Scare Off Sharks

Australian Primary School Students Engineer a Robot Orca to Scare Off Sharks

  They’ve designed a plan, which they refer to as Ocean’s Angel, that is constructed to look and act like an orca to deter sharks from human swimmers. They chose the orca because it’s the sharks only predator. The orcas will be controlled through GPS and the technology found in driver-less cars. One interesting innovation is that the orcas will …

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Cleverly Combining Components to Give Each Customer Their Own Parts Management Solution

PARTsolutions is a strategic parts management platform that is completely customizable thanks to its modular software architecture. This is made possible by combining existing tools which can be slightly modified and reused to create a separate Parts Management solution for each customer. The four basic elements of this solution that can be combined and modified for each customer are intelligent engineering and …

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IMI Precision Engineering Video Brings Their Parts to Life in new 3D CAD Catalog

IMI Precision Engineering Video Brings Their Parts to Life in new 3D CAD Catalog

In new video, you see a laptop virtually come alive when navigating the IMI website, showing the viewer how to register, view their products, configure their parts, download the CAD files, get detailed information about each part and download pdf data sheets. All options which were made possible through PARTsolutions eCATALOG software. Take a look: What an awesome representation of …

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Engineering Old-School Logos: Before Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign, How Were TV Logos Made?

Engineering Old-School Logos: Before Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign, How Were TV Logos Made?

It’s hard to believe that there was a time when making a title sequence or logo could take weeks compared to one day when done digitally. Most logos today have 3D aspects and back then when put on a flat screen it was difficult for designers to incorporate 3D elements into their design since it was mostly done on paper. …

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Smalley Wave Springs Reduce Spring Heights by 50%

Smalley Wave Springs Reduce Spring Heights by 50%

The spring features a carbon or stainless steel body with a wave like frame that curves and shreds its way up and around the spring, giving it a lightweight coil that makes it the biggest space saver on the market. The job of the spring is to store mechanical energy and bear loads, with the wave design it compensates for …

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