3D printing will change the world!

What Is Your Skin Made Of? Lauren explains.

(Spoiler alert: The answer is “stuff that gives it self-healing superpowers and also is pretty gross”.)

Jonathan behind the scenes at a video shoot for a new upcoming series called What The Stuff?

Jonathan behind the scenes at a video shoot for a new upcoming series called What The Stuff?

Another shot from the 2014 Dragon Con parade, partially by request of the awesome featured Predator costumer (hi Julie!) and partially as an excuse to talk about active camo. It’s a thing that researchers are actually working on! Read about how different prototype invisibility cloaks work on howstuffworks, or tune in to our episode about how metamaterials work [mp3] to learn about some of the more out-there active camo concepts.

Another shot from the 2014 Dragon Con parade, partially by request of the awesome featured Predator costumer (hi Julie!) and partially as an excuse to talk about active camo. It’s a thing that researchers are actually working on! Read about how different prototype invisibility cloaks work on howstuffworks, or tune in to our episode about how metamaterials work [mp3] to learn about some of the more out-there active camo concepts.

humanoidhistory:

"WELCOME ASTRONAUTS" — A ticker tape parade down Broadway for astronauts Gus Grissom and John Young, seated in the last car with Vice President Hubert Humphrey. New York City, March 29, 1965.
(Library of Congress)

humanoidhistory:

"WELCOME ASTRONAUTS" — A ticker tape parade down Broadway for astronauts Gus Grissom and John Young, seated in the last car with Vice President Hubert Humphrey. New York City, March 29, 1965.

(Library of Congress)

Dragon Con Parade 2014: I nabbed an awesome curbside seat. Lots more photos here on howstuffworks.

brainstuffshow:

Our BrainStuff hosts from Stuff You Should Know, stuffmomnevertoldyou, Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know, techstuffhsw and Fw: Thinking read a bunch of YouTube comments this week.

Because it’s our job to read the comments.

brainstuffshow:

Our footage from yesterday at #dragoncon is up! Check out “5 Things You Didn’t Know About DragonCon.”

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How to Surf the Web Like a Super Spy

What does it take to make yourself anonymous online? The Internet was made for sharing information, after all — concealing your communications and identity ain’t easy. We’re joined by Ben of Stuff They Don’t Want You to Know to break down why it’s so difficult and what lengths you’d have to go to if you wanted to surf truly anonymously.

[Just want the mp3? Here you go.]

ArtistTechStuff/Stuff They Don't Want You to Know
TitleHow to Surf the Web Like a Super Spy
AlbumHowStuffWorks
engadget:

Lockheed Martin’s FORTIS exoskeleton helps US Navy with heavy lifting

Further reading/watching/listening about exoskeletons, including their history and what they can do today. (I got really excited about exoskeletons a few months back.)

engadget:

Lockheed Martin’s FORTIS exoskeleton helps US Navy with heavy lifting


Further reading/watching/listening about exoskeletons, including their history and what they can do today. (I got really excited about exoskeletons a few months back.)