An inventor at Brandeis University appears to have solved one of life's greatest problems — that oh-so-pesky drop of wine that always tries to escape down the side of your bottle.
The more terrible sounding the alarm or notification, the more likely you are to attend to it.
The silicon-based cells that make up a solar panel have a theoretical efficiency limit of 29 percent, but so far that number has proven elusive. Practical efficiency rates in the low-20-percent range have been considered very good for commercial solar panels
In the age of instant takeout, there may be no greater scourge than polystyrene, a necessary evil of many a food delivery.
The tunnel isn't expected to cut much time off the regular route, rather it is designed to allow ships to navigate more securely through the Stadhavet Sea, where the North and Norwegian seas meet.
Who needs hand-eye-coordination when you can study engineering and spend a lot of money to get better at darts?
Getting confused by terribly designed text is a common occurrence. Sometimes it has huge consequences.
A combination of visual and aural factors can make it feel like Christmas, and that’s intentional according to people we recently spoke to who explained the designs of three totally different mystery mechanics.
The color, found on sneakers, couches, book covers, toasters, and Drake, isn’t fading.
What if you could take a smell selfie, a smelfie? What if you had a lipstick that caused plants to grow where you kiss? Ani Liu explores the intersection of ...
“We can design restrooms in such a way that people of all genders feel safe. There is a better way.”
The wordless instruction manual is somehow specific and vague at the same time. You'll scratch your head wondering how to accomplish step four, only to see it's explained in step five. You'll swear, a lot.
For about 20 years, a fatal collapse at a Hyatt hotel in Missouri was the worst structural collapse in America's history. Now it stands as a case study for engineers in training.
Dimitri Turcott Smekens is not your typical knifesmith.
It's worth it — even the frustration and the sweeping.
If you were watching Cartoon Network in the late '90s and early 2000s, you probably have Genndy Tartakovsky to thank for some of your favorite cartoons. But one of his cartoons stands above the rest as a visual and animated masterpiece — "Samurai Jack."
When shopping for an iPhone case, most people throw something like a thin $15 piece of plastic around their new phone and call it a day. But you could go bigger. Much, much bigger.
The United States has thousands of miles of cycling infrastructure. This is the story of the first mile.
Why do we depend on the same tired metaphor to describe ominous, foreboding, dysfunctional design?
Not only does this detector lock hide away its security in nifty ways (like moving the guy's hat to quickly activate the lock), it has a counter that records how many times the lock has been opened, so you'll know if someone's been messing with your stuff.
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