Monthly Archives: June 2011

Solar Sinter Project – 3D Printing Goes Green

  When you were a kid, maybe you built a parabolic solar cooker as a science project and thought you were pretty hot stuff. Well, Markus Kayser, who is clearly not a kid, but has the lateral-thinking skills of one, did something much more impressive: he built a working 3D printer that utilizes the sun’s … Continue reading »

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The Future of Passenger Planes – an Imaginative Glimpse into 2050

Greetings fellow nerds (and non-nerds…I am not here to descriminate), It truly is amazing how far technology has been pushed in the past 100 years, let alone after Y2K. Who could have imagined iPads, Blu-ray Players, artificial hearts, or even patented instant online quoting a century ago; maybe only in science fiction novels. But while advances in technology … Continue reading »

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Singapore Flyer Challenge Answers

This month, my world travels took me to the pristine and (ahem) sometimes foggy city of Singapore. If you didn’t get a chance to read my latest In the Queue email, you can catch it here. Congratulations to the knowledgeable winners of this month’s In The Queue challenge. For the challenge, I gave you all a multiple choice quiz … Continue reading »

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a rocket powered football?

  Now this is what I call high powered marketing!  Want to see what the guys at Harvest Technologies did with their Quickparts football? Check it out!  Think you can get your Quickparts football higher?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUk4CSV7AJ4

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