Getting Your Move On http://machinedesign.com/blog/23141/feed en Landing on Mars: 7 Minutes of Terror! http://machinedesign.com/blog/landing-mars-7-minutes-terror <div class="node-body blog-body">At 12:11 am, Monday, Aug. 6, NASA's Mars roving explorer Curiosity begins its descent into the Martian atmosphere, touching down 7 minutes later. That's 7 minutes to go from 13,000 mph to 0 mph! In order to carry out this task, the one-ton spacecraft ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/getting-your-move">Getting Your Move On</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/landing-mars-7-minutes-terror" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/landing-mars-7-minutes-terror#comments 99999: Untagged Getting Your Move On Wed, 11 Jul 2012 20:02:41 +0000 22654 at http://machinedesign.com "Good design is about supplying intent." http://machinedesign.com/blog/good-design-about-supplying-intent <div class="node-body blog-body">So claimed Jack Hockenberry, the father of journalist John Hockenberry. This statement puzzled John, until his daughters cajoled him into getting a special set of flashy wheels they saw in a wheelchair parts catalog - and opened the door to his ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/getting-your-move">Getting Your Move On</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/good-design-about-supplying-intent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/good-design-about-supplying-intent#comments 99999: Untagged Getting Your Move On Thu, 14 Jun 2012 20:24:45 +0000 22984 at http://machinedesign.com Self-driving car user #00000000001 http://machinedesign.com/blog/self-driving-car-user-00000000001 <div class="node-body blog-body">One of the reasons I became an engineer is the feeling I get when I see technology improving a life that has had limitations imposed upon it for whatever reason and how that technology lets the person perform tasks they could never do without it. Such is ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/getting-your-move">Getting Your Move On</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/self-driving-car-user-00000000001" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/self-driving-car-user-00000000001#comments 99999: Untagged Getting Your Move On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 19:27:17 +0000 22681 at http://machinedesign.com Think you can out do MacGyver? http://machinedesign.com/blog/think-you-can-out-do-macgyver <div class="node-body blog-body">You now have a chance to prove it. Pilgrim Studios, the company responsible for a number of reality TV shows such as Dirty Jobs, American Chopper, and Top Shot, are casting a new reality series with the working title of Top Engineer for the Discovery ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/getting-your-move">Getting Your Move On</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/think-you-can-out-do-macgyver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/think-you-can-out-do-macgyver#comments 99999: Untagged Getting Your Move On Sat, 25 Feb 2012 02:00:19 +0000 22728 at http://machinedesign.com Didn't Willy Wonka do this? http://machinedesign.com/blog/didnt-willy-wonka-do <div class="node-body blog-body">Take 54 bottles of Coke Zero, combine with 324 Mentos mints, and use the resulting explosive release of carbon dioxide and Coke to propel a vehicle over 200 feet. Such is the creation of Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz: a single-seat carbon-dioxide-powered ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/getting-your-move">Getting Your Move On</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/didnt-willy-wonka-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/didnt-willy-wonka-do#comments 99999: Untagged Getting Your Move On Fri, 09 Dec 2011 23:55:35 +0000 22929 at http://machinedesign.com Rube Goldberg Photography http://machinedesign.com/blog/rube-goldberg-photography <div class="node-body blog-body">The folks over at 2D Photography Inc., Toronto, Canada, have come up with the most whacky Rube Goldberg machine that you can imagine to take a picture. Take a gander below to see with I mean! ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/getting-your-move">Getting Your Move On</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/rube-goldberg-photography" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/rube-goldberg-photography#comments 99999: Untagged Getting Your Move On Fri, 15 Jul 2011 01:34:41 +0000 22674 at http://machinedesign.com