What Is Torque?

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Need help with common engineering terms? Check out our engineering terminology guide for the basics. As Andy Dwyer might say, “I don’t know what torque is, and at this point I’m too afraid to ask.” The word “torque” gets tossed…

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Engineering 6 Spider-Man Gadgets

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When it comes to transforming yourself into a superhero, these engineers have come as close as you can probably get. Watch these mad scientists turn themselves into Spider-Man. Do not try this at home! Creating Spider-Man 1. Climbing Walls These…

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Engineering the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons

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How does Macy’s make its iconic Thanksgiving balloons? Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade History For just shy of a century, Macy’s has put on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with its iconic, giant balloons. However, before any before the dozen or…

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Engineering Terms Industrial Marketers Need To Know

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Common Engineering Terms Ever fall down a rabbit hole searching for engineering terms? Industrial marketers, stop the endless Google searches. Read our engineering terminology guide!   Additive manufacturing Also known as 3D printing. A technique that involves layering on materials…

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Engineering 10 of Your Favorite Candies

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What makes bubblegum pop? What makes sour gummy worms sour? Find out in these videos, which give a fascinating view into the science and engineering of candy making. 1. Lollipops How many licks to get to the center? These folks…

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Engineering Pop Rocks

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How One Chemist Created a Classic Candy: If you’re a child of the 70s, or any decade after for that matter, you’ve probably had Pop Rocks. There’s something unique and exciting about a candy you can hear fizzle in your…

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