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: Multi-faceted Skin Flaps

2 days ago

The porcelain structure beneath its transparent, multi-faceted skin flaps, glowed like the oil-laden breast of the fire swallow. We had our brushes with them in the past, usually hiding just…


Friday Smackdown: Metal Cavity Fur Explosion

1 week ago

A large crease appeared. Metal stretching along its head, down the neck, seams splitting, pins snapping. The cold kept the air still, sound pounding from the cavern through the chest,…


Friday Smackdown: Sap Swindler

2 weeks ago

It was a long corridor woven with vines and beast furs, damp yet glittered with the lightening all around. Who would they find? The one they sought. Dry, old, stacked…


Friday Smackdown: Sharp Harpie Jabs

3 weeks ago

They rose from the deep, tentacles swollen with bladdered ink fistulas bursting against the rays of a morning sun. What brought them forth was exactly what you might think. Angry…


Friday Smackdown: Wiry Threads of Grass

4 weeks ago

It rains, and the thunder collapses. Wiry threads of grass, crumple across its back, small actuators and the glow from multiple lenses glistening with the light of dawn. They use…


HP Z640 Workstation [Review]

1 month ago

“How many CPUs you runnin?” That’s not usually such a common phrase you hear. It’s more likely to be seen on a forum or heard as a pick-up line at…


Lenovo ThinkStation P500 [Review]

1 month ago

The Lenovo ThinkStation P500 sits there. Dark. Rigid. Ready to start the day. You sip your coffee. It hums every once in a while, letting you know when it’s cooling…


Friday Smackdown: Rapscallions of the Air

1 month ago

When the wind took our white knuckle fears, rapscallions of the air, nurtured on the updrafts, while stole away we lay in an aft cargo bay, living on rationed water…


The 100 Day Project. It’s All About the Process.

2 months ago

Remember when you use to make things? Potholders, paintings, LEGO creatures, messes? You need to get back to that, and ┬áThe 100 Day Project┬ámay just be the kick in the…