Monthly Archives: December 2012

  • Birds Can Drive? [w/video]

    Posted on December 14, 2012 by Arbor Scientific

    Andrew Gray, an electrical and computer engineering student at the University of Florida, demonstrates the computer-operated cart he made for his pet parrot. Complete with a four-direction joy stick, infrared sensors to prevent collisions, and bump sensors that automatically reverse the cart if it does hit something, this video is a fun and example of [...]

    This post was posted in The Teacher's Blog

  • Tesla’s Million Volt Revenge [W/Video]

    Posted on December 3, 2012 by Buzz Putnam

    On October 8th, 2012, magician David Blaine performed a seemingly life-threatening stunt subjecting himself to a whopping one million volts of electricity while wearing a 20-pound chain metal suit. The public was shocked by the performance, a demonstration that seems to define the basic laws of science. Or did it?

    This post was posted in CoolStuff Newsletters, Electricity, Electrostatics

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