When Alexander Bogdanov started experimenting with blood transfusions to achieve rejuvenation, he didn’t know this would lead to his early demise.
The amazing bakelite | Day 294
The first synthetic plastic set the stage for modern production of materials. Meet bakelite.
Part animal, part robot – the one true all-terrain vehicle| Day 239
Wheels are great, but they have limitations. Legs, on the other hand, can go pretty much anywhere. The best all-terrain vehicles are nature-inspired robots.
The physics of peeling garlic | Day 223
Garlic peeling is one of the worst chores in the kitchen – unless you have a silicone tube garlic peeler, operating on extremely simple physics.