Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Our built world is a pretty remarkable by-product of humanity. From door wedges to the International Space Station, we've become pretty good at making stuff. More recently the maker culture has exploded into many niche categories around the world, everything from custom-made knives to walls...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Artificial intelligence has been appearing in science fiction for a long time. The concept of machines gaining consciousness and acting on their own still seems far-fetched, but there are big strides being made quite often. So, how far are we from robots that can learn? ...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Many important things happen every day, but on July 16th, we simply must take a moment to give props to Orville Redenbacher on his birthday! Of course, we can't celebrate a birthday without some tasty treats to pass around, so we're bypassing the cake and dishing out popcorn in Mr....
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Check out how a textile loom from the 1800s has something in common with your laptop! Years and years of work by several individuals help bridge the gap between these distant relatives!
Topics Covered: Question Power, Loom, Final, Render, science, Babbage, Jacquard, Laptop, Computers, Weave, Textile, Tapestry, Inventions, IBM, Calculator, Census, Animation, Illustration, Science Facts, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, history, Building, Economics, Patents, Copyright, evolution, Weaving, Cotton, History of Technology, RVA, Matter, Industrial Revolution
Sunday, September 22, 2013
In ten years even slow animals like turtles can clock a good amount of miles, so why do our rovers on Mars move even slower than that? Why can't these Mars rovers move any faster? There are a lot of science fiction movies ranging from early more-primitive film...
Friday, September 7, 2012
Cool trends come and go – a lot has changed in the last few decades, especially in the Arctic.
Leonardo Decaprio's thoughts on Leonardo Da Vinci.
From rear view mirrors to disc brakes, the safety and efficiency of race cars has lead the way to many important inventions that make our day to day driving a lot easier!
Topics Covered: Idea Factory, Racecar, question your world, nascar, Tires, Wheels, technology, Inventions, sports, racing, Auto Racing, Sport, Question, RVA, Data, STEM. Technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, history, Dicovery, Driver's Education, Drive's Ed, Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, Logic, Physical Science, physics
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Other than blasting people into space and taking photos of far off distant worlds, NASA has contributed a lot to our day-to-day lives also. Check out this page for more info on what NASA's done to help you sleep, clean, and live a little easier. NASA Inventions! Thank you NASA!...