Posts by Josh Mings

Josh is co-founder of EvD Media. He engineers and designs, is the Marketing Manager for Luxion, is CSWP certified for SolidWorks training and support and excels at falling awkwardly. He is editor of and co-host of, a weekly podcast about design, engineering and what makes it all happen.

Friday Smackdown: Flare Pop Face Jiggle

6 days ago

The flares flew, hitting against the fiber shell of our helmets. Sparks fell like the bright casts of rake beetles after sipping warm lava from a rock mop bucket. The…


The Flow Hive Just Completely Revolutionized Beekeeping

1 week ago

A bee hive design just raised $2.2 Million in 24 hours. With 40 days to go, there is likely a few million to be added. The list of reasons why…


Friday Smackdown: Flute Chewer

2 weeks ago

‘Wow,’ it said in an electronic voice close to the noise one makes when burned with a hot flask of fermented herring. We were shocked. First, that it spoke, or…


The Making-Of a Cutting Board You’ll Want to Watch Over and Over Again

2 weeks ago

There’s something about intricate woodworking that makes the salivary glands kick into overdrive and dormant facial hair follicles sprout anew. Scott Lewis doesn’t need facial hair to prove he’s a…


Rapid Prototyping? Yeah, There’s a Marketplace for That.

2 weeks ago

Whether working with a shop, a local supplier or a company you think operates out of the Southern Guangdong province, there’s always a need to find a reputable manufacturing team…


Friday Smackdown: Scattered Glass Meats

3 weeks ago

Once the cups had been organized by color, we were able to jump between them, hiding within their colored glass shells, looking over the edges to see if they were…


Develop3D Live Is Go. Get Your Free Tickets NOW.

1 month ago

Fasten back your face sacks, Develop3D Live is coming up in March… I think it’s March… Yes, I’ve just looked at the full moon shining across my garden shed shingles…


Friday Smackdown: Red Pepper Whispers

1 month ago

The crushing smell of red pepper flakes pushed our heads against the grass and the leaves into the air. When we saw them, we knew they were not ordinary ditch…


Friday Smackdown: Wee Eel Soliloquy

1 month ago

The tickle came not from the left, but from the right, along the edge of the ear then into the canal. Once the tail disappeared, so did the tickles. All…