Over a series of flight tests in the last 12 months, Lockheed Martin’s Fury drone has demonstrated a reliable ability to fly for more than 12 hours at a time. Built for electronic surveillance, recon, intelligence and communication link missions, flight tests of the Group 3 Unmanned Air System have recently been ramped up ahead of low-rate production.
Continue Reading Flight tests of Lockheed’s Fury drone heat up ahead of production
Once a mighty European powerhouse, Czech Republic’s Jawa never stopped producing motorcycles throughout its 88-year history. As times change along with emission rules, Jawa introduces the 350 OHC as a four-stroke tribute to one of its most popular historic two-stroke models, the 350 Type 634.
Continue Reading Jawa plots four-stroke future for its iconic 350
Our faces are a key way in which we evaluate each other. We can glean trustworthiness, threat, love and humor from a simple glance at another person’s visage. Now, it appears that scientists can ascertain another fact about us simply from looking at our faces – how likely we are to be left-handed.
Continue Reading Got this kind of face? You’re more likely to be left-handed
Tesla and SpaceX
founder Elon Musk is sharing yet another vision for the future and this time
it’s totally underground. The originator of the Hyperloop, purveyor of snazzy
solar panels and man with a plan to connect our brains showed off a concept for
escaping rush hour traffic via high-speed conveyance through a network of
tunnels at TED in Vancouver on Friday.
Continue Reading Elon Musk shows how his Boring Company plans to tunnel under traffic
Earth might not have been the best place to set up home during the Archaean era but life nevertheless managed to establish a foothold in the form of single-celled microbes that thrived in its iron-rich and oxygen-free ancient oceans. Although much of this period remains a mystery, micro-organisms residing in the still cool depths of Canada’s Boreal Shield lakes could shed light on our early origin story that began more than 2.5 billion years ago.
Continue Reading Want to know what the oceans looked like 2.5 billion years ago? Head to Canada
We all are familiar with the industrial design handwriting: black letters, all caps, and when words are together become a graphical element of a sketch page.
I’ve been wanting to learn how to do this, what are some good handwriting exercises to accomplish this?
I greatly improved once I started using that style as my everyday handwriting. Keeping a work logbook/sketchbook also gave me a lot more opportunities to write stuff out and do quick doodles to illustrate things. Finally, switching to a really fine pen helped me. With a fine pen, any inconsistency or wobble becomes supper apparent.
Just practice everyday. You can practice writing alphabets and other sentences. You may also note that beyond the letter forms there tends to be a grammatical style as well with very few words and often the articles are left of.
It’s not office furniture at all.
There are so many…. Jasper Morrison’s Air Chair (specifically the one with armrests) is a favorite of mine.