engineering

Top 10 Hackers of the World

If the computer and internet has simplified our lives by the great conveniences that they provide, they have also bought about some devils with them too. As they say, nothing is perfect, so isn’t the internet. With all its greatness, people still are afraid of having their personal information stolen, their passwords changed, or even

Top 10 Engineering Apps on the iPhone

It’s time for some quirky engineering on your iPhone as we round up some of the best engineering applications available for the device. No 10. Engineer’s calculator Fittingly, we start off with the most basic requirement of an engineer with this handy calculator. This engineering calculator practically has no size limits and displays numbers in

Top 10 Tallest Buildings

Tall buildings and skyscrapers are now becoming the identity of cities and even countries. The urge to build tall buildings have been there for quite some time but in the last century the sheer height of buildings have been taken to a new level. Here are the top 10 tallest buildings of our modern world

Top 10 Engineering Universities

With average starting salaries ranging from US$52,000 to US$83,000 in 2009, Engineering is a profession that is sure to come to mind when deciding your career, or for that matter, your child’s. On the other hand, if you are the building-something-new-everyday type, you still need to choose the right university to equip yourself with the

Top 10 Demolition Fails Caught on Video

Construction and construction engineers play an important role in society. They construct beautiful structures and make the world around us beautiful. But just like fashion, buildings also go out of fashion and have to be torn down. Large buildings, tall chimneys, smokestacks, and increasingly some smaller structures may be destroyed by building implosion using explosives.

7 Non-famous Engineering Wonders of the Modern World

Would you believe that the tallest bridge in France reaches higher than the Eiffel tower, or that a single dam in China can hold back 1.4 trillion cubic feet or water? Each of the projects depicted here has set at least one world record for its height, scale, daring or ingenuity. From Venice to Boston,

Top 20 Engineering Marvels Of Today

The New Seven Wonders of the World is a contemporary attempt to create an alternative to historical lists of the Seven Wonders of the World. Would you believe that the tallest bridge in France reaches higher than the Eiffel tower, or that a single dam in China can hold back 1.4 trillion cubic feet

Scientific Curiosity Captured in Photos

Caleb Charland is a Maine-based photographer who combines a love of scientific experiments and photographs into wonderful and amazing photographs. If Isaac Newton or Benjamin Franklin were into photography, their photographs might look something like these:

Researchers Develop a Penny-Sized Nuclear Battery

A tiny nuclear energy source could help power micro- and nanomachines of the future.  Micro Nuclear Battery Nuclear packages can still pack a lot in small sizes, said Moneypenny University of Missouri.

The McLaren SLR: Streching Limits in Automobile Engineering

Inspired by the legendary 300 SLR Coupe of the 1950s, the new Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren is the perfect synthesis of tradition and innovation. Although still a symbol of prestige and high performance, the 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren loses some of its former luster due to aging styling and newer, faster competitors that are considerably less