A NASA Engineer Builds Weird And Better Halloween Costume

A NASA Engineer Builds Weird And Better Halloween Costume

Two years ago, Mark Rober was an engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, part of a team that worked on the Curiosity rover. For Halloween, he strapped an iPad to his chest and another to his back. Then he turned them on and used the devices’ cameras and screens to make it appear as if he had a gaping hole in the middle of his torso. Continue reading »

Mechanical Engineer Creates Superb 3D Bio-Mechanic Artworks

Mechanical Engineer Creates Superb 3D Bio-Mechanic Artworks

Meet Ahmet Atıl Akar, a Mechanical Engineer, based in Stambul, Turkey. He turns his skills into super-realistic and futuristic 3D bio-characters. Take a look and enjoy! Continue reading »

Japanese Engineer’s Giant Robot Dream

Japanese Engineer's Giant Robot Dream
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Sakakibara Kikai’s engineer Go Sakakibara poses with the bipedal robot Mononofu during its demonstration at its factory in Shinto Village, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. Developed at Sakakibara Kikai, a maker of farming machinery, LW-Mononofu is a 28-feet tall, two-legged robot weighing in at more than 7 tonnes. It contains a cockpit with monitors and levers for the pilot to control the robot’s arms and legs. Continue reading »

Engineer Grandfather Turns His Backyard Into An Amusement Park For His Grandkids

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Tired of waiting in lines at amusement parks? So was Steve Dobbs of Fullerton, California. More than that, though, the loving grandfather wanted his grandchildren to have a reason to come over to his house and spend time with him. Living so close to the Happiest Place on Earth in Anaheim, he could feel the pressure building that somehow, he needed to outdo Disneyland’s magical allure. Dobbs told the OC Register that “Disneyland is tough to compete with,” but he wasn’t going to give up. Continue reading »

Hyper Realistic Cakes By Former NASA Engineer

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It’s hard to believe but these are actually cake sculptures. BethAnn Goldberg is the creative cake master behind these hyper-realistic sculptures. The two-time gold medalist champion on the show “Challenge” and former NASA engineer uses her work experience and masters in engineering to creates these incredible works of edible art. She is the owner of Studio Cake, a custom-order bakery in Menlo Park, California. Continue reading »

This Engineer Creates Incredible 3D Calligraphy That Leaps Off The Page

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Turkish calligrapher and graphic designer Tolga Girgin, previously featured for his 3D calligraphic work, has since produced even more stunning pieces. He experiments with perspective and shadow, creating optical illusions that make his words appear to be standing upright on paper, or weaving through the lines in notebooks. Continue reading »

A Designer and Engineer Have Created a Rideable Piece of Luggage

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Designer Kevin O’Donnell has teamed up with engineer Boyd Brunner, to create MODOBAG, a motorized, rideable piece of luggage. Continue reading »

IBM Engineer Gives Up Job To Be A Full-Time Instagram Photographer

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Former IBM engineer, Eelco Roos, gave up his job to pursue his passion for photography and has Instagram to thank for his new-found success (a picture shown above that he shot at Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada). Continue reading »