The Stuff People Missed

I’ve posted a lot of stuff over the last year and some poor posts have never even been looked at.  So this is a raise awareness post. These are posts that got lost in the shuffle and really deserve a look.

For instance this little piece on having a diverse life.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/05/life-diversity/

Or inspirational stories.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/21/when-you-think-about-barriers-think-about-this-guy/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/06/02/barriers-really-2/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/31/you-never-stop-making/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/14/who-says-you-are-too-old/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/17/great-model-engineer-from-india/

How super are humans.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/17/finding-new-limits-on-the-human-body/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/30/what-happens-when-somebody-does-a-deep-freedive/

Stories of self destruction and resilience.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/21/the-story-of-the-slinky/

Discussing business operations and why they fail.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/25/if-all-you-look-at-is-the-stock-price-you-are-looking-at-bad-numbers/

Do we need government insurance?

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/08/insurance-against-the-government/

Tom Sowell on the Ghettos.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/31/tom-sowell-tells-like-it-is/

Or me building toolboxes and failing at my goal.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/06/decaprio-and-climate-nuttery/

 

Obviously I started the post talking about something else.  Lenny and his nuttery will have to wait for some other time.

Like here.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/06/climate-foolery/

Here’s this video about tiny robots.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/23/tiny-robots/

Free engineering stuff, very useful if you are hacking or building.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/06/free-info/

A website on what not to do in a design.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/17/bad-designs/

A Youtube channel of mechanisms.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/20/incredible-engineering-resource/

More resources.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/29/mechanical-toys-a-lets-build-resource/

Kickstarting yourself.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/07/the-100-day-project/

Starting a startup.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/30/useful-website-lets-build-resource/

When things go wrong.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/30/when-things-go-wrong-lets-build-special/

How 3D printer filament is made.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/12/an-important-material/

Japanese monsters.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/08/the-tricks-behind-those-old-japanese-monster-movies/

We all had our first train.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/26/we-all-had-our-first-train/

A video I made of the steam train at the Valley RR in Essex CT.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/06/steam-on-the-river/

High speed steam locomotive.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/18/high-speed-steam/

The Tropicana juices train, from Florida to New Jersey.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/09/more-logistics-the-tropicana-juice-train-fla-nj/

Why we have eat bananas.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/20/why-we-eat-bananas/

A bunch of job search related stuff.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/14/job-search-article-aggregate-may-14-2015/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/09/job-search-article-aggregate-february-5-2015/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/09/job-search-article-aggregate-january-31-2015/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/09/job-search-article-aggregate-jan-22-2015/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/02/09/job-search-article-aggregate-january-9-2015/

A bunch of NYC pics.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/05/random-new-york-city/

Video too.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/06/05/random-nyc-on-video/

And stuff about old NYC.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/06/an-album-of-the-third-ave-el/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/23/pics-of-old-new-york/

NYC in the bad old days.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/27/vintage-ny-subway/

NYC manufacturing.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/06/10/nyc-manufacturing-again/

Tokyo then, Tokyo now.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/08/tokyo-fifty-years-apart/

Advanced bioscience and microengineering.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/13/dna-injection/

And labs in garages.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/15/labs-in-the-garage/

A Moore’s Law post.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/21/as-moores-law-turns-50-is-there-any-way-to-save-it-from-dying-is-it-worth-saving/

Dr. Who selling insurance in New Zealand.

 

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/15/tom-baker-selling-insurance/

NASA working on large space structures.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/15/large-sapce-structure-engineering/

And looking at the Soviet space program, from the inside.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/17/the-story-of-the-soviet-space-program/

Mission control.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/08/the-control-center-that-got-us-to-space/

Space suit stuff.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/01/space-suit-space-suit/

Big science.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/17/jefferson-lab-free-electron-laser/

A fun little video of two guys that can’t work together very well.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/16/a-womans-touch/

Another about wanderlust.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/05/great-short-film/

And looking at small businesses in Japan.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/16/a-small-business-in-japan/

In Hong Kong.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/15/these-guys-have-the-right-attitude/

Technologies that GE is looking at.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/20/11-technologies-ge-is-looking-at/

Simple moldmaking. I’m going to be doing more on this in the future.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/20/simple-moldmaking-for-protoyping/

Doing your own injection molding.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/10/make-your-own-injected-molded-parts/

More prototyping.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/14/the-secret-story-of-toys/

Frank Howarth making Sake trays. More importantly, a good lesson on how to set up short production runs.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/20/making-sake-trays/

Advanced 3D printing.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/20/a-new-way-of-3d-printing/

And more.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/22/cool-3d-printing-stuff/

and more.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/23/who-will-win-the-3d-printer-game/

3D printed clothes.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/19/rethinking-how-clothes-are-made/

3D printing used to make stop motion models.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/19/stop-motion-animation-done-with-3d-printing/

When the government did manufacturing research.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/27/nists-automated-manufacturing-research-facility/

How SD cards are made.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/23/how-a-sd-card-is-made/

Some old watchmaking videos.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/24/two-old-watchmaking-videos/

And how a watch works.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/27/how-a-mechanical-watch-works/

Making guitars.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/27/great-little-documentary/

Making scuba tanks.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/06/17/making-aluminum-scuba-tanks/

Where to find the engineering history of the US.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/25/the-engineering-map-of-america/

Along with a museum filled with old machine tools and industrial history.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/27/if-you-in-vermont-you-should-visit-this-museum/

Advanced manufacturing.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/01/machining-an-engine-block-out-of-aluminum/

An 1877 British tractor factory.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/19/877-british-tractor-factory/

Quantum computing.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/14/how-a-quantum-computer-goes-together/

Making skis the old fashioned way.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/07/making-skis-tradional-way/

Streetviewing London, 17th Century London.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/24/lets-streetview-london/

The mysteries of old maps.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/07/map-mystery/

Inside the Ferrari factory.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/31/inside-ferraris-factory/

Inside Boeing’s factory.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/11/how-boeing-gets-planes-out-the-door/

Where all the parts come from.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/i-airplane/

A sofa factory.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/02/making-a-couch/

An electric motor factory.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/29/building-electric-motors/

Westinghouse in 1904.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/22/how-a-factory-worked-westinghouse-1904/

Steelmaking.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/06/19/hich-speed-steel/

The history of the dishwasher.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/06/07/where-the-dishwasher-came-from/

The history of the laptop computer.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/06/26/the-story-of-the-laptop-computer/

Enlarging the Panama Canal.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/31/the-panama-canal-is-getting-bigger/

There’s stuff from movies.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/03/28/the-history-of-the-nostromo/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/04/blade-runner-model-shop/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/06/01/the-story-of-ilm/

Movies made with atoms.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/30/worlds-smallest-movie/

Bookstores.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/15/a-catherderal-for-books/

In Tokyo.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/29/jimbocho-tokyos-bookstore-paradise/

How much photo gear should you carry?

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/21/gear-overload/

We need more kids in the trades.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/04/machining-1942/

Spy stories.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/15/the-strange-life-of-an-illegal/

Desk toys.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/20/desk-toys/

How mechanical engineering used to be.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/21/what-mechanical-engineers-used-to-do/

Old cars.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/06/02/this-car-is-hard-to-start/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/06/1914-vanderbilt-cup-race/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/05/the-beat-is-alive/

Building a F1 car.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/24/building-a-f1-car/

A great job.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/05/02/great-job/

Dying industries.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/04/28/great-britian-leaves-the-aluminum-business/

There’s more.  Lots and lots of stuff that’s barely been looked at. Poke around and explore.  There’s good stuff here and more coming.

 

 

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