Inside a Jet Engine

At takeoff, a jetliner engine can move 1.25 tons of air per second. That’s enough power to suck all the...

How a Car Engine Works

Did you know that your car will take in 20,000 cubic feet of air to burn 20 gallons of fuel?...

Tarantula: Giant of the Spider World

Tarantulas can measure up to twelve inches across, with fangs up to one inch long.

How a Handgun Works: 1911 .45

The model 1911 handgun is named for the year it was formally adopted by the U.S. Army – and while...

Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer

The Roland TR-808 is an analog, programmable drum machine that was sold from 1980-1984. 1 Input / Output switch When...

Roland RE-201 Space Echo

The “Space Echo” is a portable sound processing device used to create echo and reverb effects on audio tracks. How...

Modular synthesizer

Synthesizers modify sound waves and create unique sounds. Since modular synthesizers allow a user near infinite variations for modifying sound...

Flat Screen Displays

We spend an astounding amount of time looking at flat screen displays these days, from computer monitors to TV’s to...

Cheetah: Nature’s Speed Machine

They’re lightning quick poachers – small aerodynamic head, long slender body, oversized respiratory system; lean, highly concentrated fast-twitch muscle groups....

The Moonwalk

It’s never too late to learn a proper moonwalk! Most people do it exactly the wrong way. But not you....

Skate Wheels Reference Guide

I designed this skate wheel guide because I went to buy a simple set of wheels and was bombarded with...

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