The Best Time of the Year

To me, this is a pretty good time of the year as many of the sites that I peruse give you their top 10. I use Feedly to keep up to date with different websites to keep up to date with what is happening in the world of tech, design, news, wordpress, photography, sports and […]

Mechanical Linkages made by Duc Thang Nguyen

This article is originally from Make mag can be found here. Mr. Duc Thang Nguyen is a retired engineer from Vietnam. Since his retirement in 2002, he has being working on an amazing animated 3D catalog of mechanical contraptions.   Using Autodesk Inventor as a tool, he has documented over 1,700 mechanisms. All from gears, […]

The Aluminum Beer Can

This is pretty incredible little story about the design and manufacturing of the Aluminum Beer Can. When we look at some everyday items, we don’t see the complexity that goes into the manufacturing of the object itself.  Especially something that we use every day and take for granted. I can’t tell you how many beers […]

New Tunes- Part 1- tUnE yArDs

My friend got me onto a podcast on NPR called “All Songs Considered“. It’s a couple of guys sitting around discussing new music, they talk to artists etc and there is some great music too.  I’ve only recently started to listen to this podcast and with J River media center (as I hate windows media […]