Category Archives: CULTURE

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SolidSmack Sessions | Interview with Oru Kayak Founder and Designer Anton Willis

7 days ago

After moving to a small San Francisco apartment, architect Anton Willis was sadly forced to put his fiberglass kayak into storage. Aiming to solve the problem of kayak ownership in…

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New $35 Roominate 2.0 Smart Toys Inspire Girls in STEM

1 week ago

With over 86% of the world’s existing engineers being male, it might appear that inspiring a new generation of female engineers is an uphill battle. Thanks to recent efforts to…

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(Zen)gineering: The Art of Dealing with Difficult Projects, People and Situations

2 weeks ago

Let’s start with the basics: you have an awesome job. You get to use cool tools to create awesome stuff. You may very well have the job that you wanted…

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A Fully-Functional Daniel Simon-Designed TRON Lightcycle Just Sold for $77,000

2 weeks ago

Despite having some of the more interesting onscreen visuals we’ve seen in years, it’s likely that the 2010 film TRON: Legacy might not be in your Top Ten Films of…

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Why Everyone Is Out To Steal Your Ideas (Or So It Seems)

3 weeks ago

Last week I made a quick trip away from my granola-crunching hometown and startup bubble that is Boulder, Colorado to the far-off and exotic land of Denver. After I idiotically…

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The LEGO Brickumentary Will Tell the Story Behind Everybody’s Favorite Block Toy

4 weeks ago

Does anyone not like LEGOs? After watching the trailer for the upcoming documentary on the iconic toy, it would appear that you’d be hard-pressed to find somebody who doesn’t. The…

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Elon Musk Announces Tesla Powerwall Home Battery System

4 weeks ago

It appears that inventing self-driving electric cars and launching rockets into space hasn’t been enough to keep serial inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk grounded as of late. The founder of…

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STEM-Based Schools Overtake Ivy League Schools for Projected Career Earnings

4 weeks ago

Not too long ago, graduating from an Ivy League School was among one of the best ways to ensure a high-paying and dignified career. Now, a new study has shown…

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10 Reasons Why Microsoft’s New HoloLens Could Change the Future of Product Design

4 weeks ago

It’s no secret that the HoloLens was among one of the most exciting tech announcements within the past year – if not years – when it was unveiled by Microsoft…