Dumble Overdrive: Engineering the World’s Most Expensive Guitar Amp

Guitar guys are always on the hunt for “tone”. It’s an ambiguous hunt for sure, and every ear hears something different. Basically,”tone” is a combination of the many parts and pieces within a guitar rig. Obviously, the guitar it’s […]

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Engineering Movie History with Adam Savage of the Mythbusters

If you plan on creating something for a world-traveling art exhibit, you better bring your “A-game.” If Mythbuster, Adam Savage, may be in attendance, best be bringing your “A+ game.”

You see, there is currently a traveling art exhibit featuring […]

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Engineering the World’s Largest Ant Hill

Humans are obviously Earth’s most prolific engineers. We’ve sent missions into space, built towers into the sky and designed machines which can do things our ancestors couldn’t even imagine. I mean seriously, humans invented the “Double Down.” Case Closed.

Basically, […]

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Engineer a Great Idea for a Trip to the Moon and Earn $30M from Google Lunar XPrize

It wasn’t that long ago that the United States, and the world for that matter, had a major fixation with the Moon, Mars and Outer Space. Sure it was a slightly different time. In the 50’s and 60’s, Buck […]

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How NOT to Engineer an Electric Guitar

This guy’s rationale seems solid enough: Electricity + Guitar = Electric Guitar?  Basically this guys takes a wooden pizza spatula, adds some screws to it and electrifies the whole thing… It sounds crazy enough to work, or he may […]

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The Ames Room: Engineering a Human Giant or an Optical Illusion?

You can clearly see this man is at least nine feet tall. His shoulders touch the ceiling of room which looks like it has a standard eight foot height, or is it a brain-bending optical-illusion?

The Ames Room: Engineering an […]

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Engineering The World’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park

The 70’s were a wild time, just ask Joe Namath, Elton John or John DeLorean. Everything was over-the-top, but excessiveness was measured on a sliding scale, there was “Studio 54 wild” (tame) and then there was “Action Park wild” […]

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