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The Rise and Rise of New York’s Billionaire’s Row | The B1M

The Rise and Rise of New York’s Billionaire’s Row | The B1M

Widely acclaimed as a global city, New York’s eclectic mix of boroughs and neighbourhoods gives it a rich and diverse identity that is envied the world over. Shaped by nearly two centuries of economic cycles and the architectural and urban… Continue Reading

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Continents Rising: The Tallest Skyscrapers Under Construction | The B1M

Continents Rising: The Tallest Skyscrapers Under Construction | The B1M

From humble beginnings in Chicago and New York in the late 19th Century, skyscraper construction has proliferated. Now appearing in almost every major city on our planet, these remarkable vertical structures enable us to live and work in densely developed… Continue Reading

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The Rise of Samsung, Apple’s Secret Supplier

The Rise of Samsung, Apple’s Secret Supplier

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Hover, get 10% off your next domain purchase using the code real engineering. In 2007, Steve Jobs introduced the original iPhone. One of the most innovative and revolutionary products of… Continue Reading

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Mechanical Marvels—Automaton: The Draughtsman-Writer “Android,” ca.1800

Mechanical Marvels—Automaton: The Draughtsman-Writer “Android,” ca.1800

The Automaton at The Franklin Institute was built 200 years ago. Normally we think of robots as moving in very mechanical ways, very jerky motions. This machine far and away is the most elegant in its movement. The automaton is… Continue Reading

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Self-healing DNA may protect astronauts from killer radiation | Michelle Thaller

Self-healing DNA may protect astronauts from killer radiation | Michelle Thaller

So Peter, you ask a really good question about radiation perhaps being a limiting factor in human exploration. And honestly this is something that people are working on very hard right now. It is indeed a challenge. The astronauts on… Continue Reading

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The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Zero

The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Zero

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Brilliant, a problem solving website that teaches you to think like an engineer. In the late 19th and early 20th century the Japanese Empire was under rapid expansion, fueled by… Continue Reading

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Wooden Skyscrapers Are On The Rise – Cheddar Explains

Wooden Skyscrapers Are On The Rise – Cheddar Explains

This is Metropolis, Fritz Lang’s 1927 vision of the city of the future. This is what the 1988 anime classic Akira envisioned Tokyo would look like in 2019. It’s always fun to see how close or how wildly far off… Continue Reading

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Alumni showcase Royal Navy helicopter as part of return visit

Alumni showcase Royal Navy helicopter as part of return visit

It’s a really good opportunity for us to come and showcase the aircraft and bring all the Loughborough graduates, you know, get everybody back together and get back here to see the University and to allow all the undergraduates to… Continue Reading

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New and Improved Course: Embedded Systems

New and Improved Course: Embedded Systems

– This project is for ENGS 85, soon to be ENGS 28. It’s a new class on embedded systems. Basically, programing hardware is kind of the baseline of it. The final project was making a car that has two different… Continue Reading