Concrete is one of the most ubiquitous materials that make up our cities, but few outside of civil engineers give it much thought. Here, from Practical Engineering, is a short and interesting take on the basics of concrete mixing.
If you’re missing the frozen fun of the Winter Olympics, check out these skiing robots made by teams of students and tech companies!
Check out the hyper-realistic movements of these bio-inspired robots from engineer Ian Ingram!
Kurtis Baute is a Canadian STEM educator who focuses on innovative teaching techniques. In this amazing one-take video, he describes the history of the universe using dominoes. The nine-minute run is the second-longest run of dominoes in history and required a warehouse to hold it. See his Youtube channel here.
Sameulina Wright and Ryan Kuhn were mechanical engineering students at the University of Michigan. Their movable, solvable 1,500 pound Rubik’s Cube was installed on North Campus last spring. See how they made it! Full video here.