WARR Hyperloop Team Speeding into Phase II Competition Powered by PARTsolutions

WARR Hyperloop Team Speeding into Phase II Competition Powered by PARTsolutions

The secret has been revealed: The WARR Hyperloop Team has now officially introduced its second Pod. With this Hyperloop capsule and CADENAS as a software sponsor, the team of students from the TU Munich will participate in the SpaceX Hyperloop Competition II in Los Angeles in August. Their goal is clear: To repeat the great success of Competition I. At …

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Hyperloop Design: How Ryerson's Hyperloop Team Streamlined their Design Process

Hyperloop Design: How Ryerson’s Hyperloop Team Streamlined their Design Process

In 2013, Elon Musk announced the concept of a “5th mode of transportation,” the hyperloop. In 2015, Musk decided that the best way reach some of the sharpest young minds in the world, would be to host an international competition with SpaceX, where students could submit prototypes for subsystems or the Hyperloop pod itself. What is a Hyperloop? A Hyperloop …

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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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You Can Make a Toolbox with Only a 2x4?

Impossible Engineering: Making a Toolbox with Only a 2×4

Kyle Bollendorf and his daughter, Laurel, love to work together in their workshop. The only problem was that Laurel needed her own toolbox, and what’s a better way to get one than to make one together! Now, you may be thinking that this is as simple as any old project, but Kyle never turns down a challenge. So, he decided …

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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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"The Firework Deathstar" and Five Awesome Firework Trick Shots

“The Firework Deathstar” and Five Awesome Firework Trick Shots

The idea of the firework has been around since 200 BC over time they’ve evolved to include different chemicals to emit different colors and explosions. In the United States we mostly use fireworks to celebrate special occasions, creating a vibrant light show to go along with the celebration of our nation’s birth. To kick off your fourth of July celebration, …

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80/20 lets you add unique extras on their DIY picnic table

DIY Aluminum Picnic Table: This Is Not Your Average Picnic Table

80/20’s DIY picnic table kit builds a durable, weatherproof table with a twist! Their fully customizable table has two buckets built into the top. So, storing drinks and ice at a barbeque is a breeze! And you can set your backyard apart by planting decorative flowers right in the tabletop. How’s that for a tablescape?! The tabletop and seats are …

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