Engineering Mardi Gras Floats With a CNC Machine [VIDEO]

A Mardi Gras mask and beads hang off of a street light. The mask and the beads are gold, purple, and green.

About two miles South of New Orleans’ buzzing French Quarter, in the city’s Lower Garden District on the banks of the Mississippi River, sits a giant warehouse that most would deem unassuming. However, inside is a Willy Wonka-esque studio filled…


Celebrating Black Engineers

celebrating black engineers

According to The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, diversity among engineers can improve innovation, profitability, ethics, and customer satisfaction. However, Black people are underrepresented throughout all engineering roles. According to the National Science Foundation, a smaller proportion of Black people…


The Strange Engineering Behind Rubber Ducks [VIDEO]

The Strange Engineering Behind Rubber Ducks. Yellow rubber ducks on a bright blue background

What the duck?! For over a century, rubber ducks have been a quintessential part of childhood, and we have Goodyear tires and Walt Disney to thank. Learn how they’re made and how they’ve influenced history: Engineering Rubber Ducks 1. Rubber…


Our Favorite Engineering YouTubers

5 of our favorite youtubers

We’ve all gotten lost in a rabbit hole on YouTube. Often the practice is met with a bit of guilt, but we’re here to tell you it’s okay! Not all YouTube videos are mindless! If you’re going to fall down…


Engineering The James Webb Space Telescope

Cartoon space banner with purple planet surface with craters and a telescope on night galaxy sky

On July 12, 2022, NASA unveiled new images from the James Webb Space Telescope. To the untrained eye, they just look like beautiful photos, but to astronomers, they mark a groundbreaking turn in space exploration. So, what is JWST, how…