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Friday Smackdown: The Explode Moment

6 days ago

Crisscrossed, chased and blown by dust blasts that passed the shot of air into her legs as she sprinted by the launch ports, finding enough of the spot-haired lox’s mane…

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Friday Smackdown: Ramp the Beat

3 weeks ago

“Pops a’ribbon,” he says. That’s all the cantankerous old turtle could muster once squeezed from the hole by his tiny titmouse nemesis. They could both dance, but the agile legs…

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BenQ 32″ Monitor: A Massive Display For Design and Engineer Pros [Review]

3 weeks ago

If you’ve been in product development for any number of years, you know a person’s productivity is directly proportional to the size of their screen. You also know that’s completely…

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This Autonomous Robot is Squishibly Soft (and Nearly Indestructible)

3 weeks ago

Of all the robot apocalypse scenarios that cross your mind on any given day, who would have thought one would be a autonomous, rubbery, four-legged crawl-bot? With a design that…

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Friday Smackdown: Knuckle Crunch Cocktail

4 weeks ago

Torn into a small notch, the ribs fell, knocking against other fragments, until the light and pellets of dust scattered thin. Noise drifted through the chamber, wide open now, except…

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Friday Smackdown: Fire the Catapults

1 month ago

The push was hard. The gear, a chunk of wood that twisted with the strain on the oars. We pushed, wrapping the length of squirrel tails every tighter around the…

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Step-Pack Lamp Is a Simply Ingenious Flat-Pack Pendant Light Design

1 month ago

I love me a high-precision, interlocking aluminum light fixture. You would be hard pressed to fall out of a two-story window and land on a truck full of anything of…

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Friday Smackdown: Roofline Blues

1 month ago

When going along the shingled edge, busy with squirrels and dried paths of slugs, it’s best to recall the times that you fell, the lava below, the conch shell you…

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Simple Steps for Stopping Tears and Starting 3D Print Projects in SolidWorks

1 month ago

A tear falls on the molten plastic heap outside the confines of the 3d printer base. The print bed is too small. It’s sadness that creeps in at times, leaving…