Tech Stuff 4

This is a sort of search and discover newsletter of my findings of things that may relate to technology in one way or another.  It might be the latest gosh wow tech, it might be something as old of humanity.  It might relate to science large or small.  It might be art for art’s sake.  Or somebody just doing something funky. Because I think that technology is just the representation of human creativity and breaking boundaries.  So I’m certainly not going to place boundaries here except that it won’t be the same old, same old.  So almost no gadgets or yacking about the latest phone or whatever, unless of course it involves taking them apart or destroying them in unusual ways.  Or putting them to work in imaginative ways that most people won’t even think of.  So buckle up, it’s going to be a fun ride.

China puts a probe on the moon.

http://www.popularmechanics.com/space/moon-mars/news/a19276/china-reveals-the-first-lunar-surface-pictures-in-40-years/

NASA puts ALL the Apollo moon pics online.

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/projectapolloarchive

Real cool stuff here.

What’s coming for future IC engines?  The ASME is on it.

https://www.asme.org/engineering-topics/articles/energy/engines-of-the-future?utm_content=bufferfc8a5&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Is that a laptop carved on that stele?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2016/02/04/no-thats-not-a-laptop-on-an-ancient-greek-grave-marker/?utm_campaign=ForbesTech&utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=social&linkId=21017845#9964ae3348ac

Almost certainly not.  More than likely it’s a wax tablet that the woman is looking at after the slave girl wrote something on it.  Still it’s fun to imagine.

Somehow I don’t think that mile high skyscrapers in Japan are a real good idea.

http://nextbigfuture.com/2016/02/mile-high-skyscraper-proposed-for-tokyo.html

Especially out in the bay.

How they make Pocky

From Rocket 24.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how Pocky is made in this short clip of the Glico factory 【Video】

If you watch the video you will notice that they skip an important step, dipping the pretzels in the chocolate. Must be a trade secret.

New construction method.

 

From these people.

http://lockblock.com/

Dave tears down a lens.

EEVblog #849 – Sony E-Mount Camera Lens Teardown

Ducati has a new bike.

The Sexiest Motorcycle Design You’ve Ever Seen – The Ducati Scrambler MARIN

Video of the week.

The Tested crew use a vacuum cannon to get a ping pong ball very fast.

And a glorious player organ.

The Tech Stuff series

Tech Stuff 3.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2016/02/05/tech-stuff-3/

Tech Stuff 2.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2016/01/29/tech-stuff-2/

Tech Stuff 1.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2016/01/22/tech-stuff-1/

 

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49 comments

  1. penneyvanderbilt · February 12, 2016

    Reblogged this on Crazy Pasta Child.

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