Nautical

NXT Paddleboat

Posted by on April 12, 2013 at 4:55 pm

Built by Mike and Cedrik from school OSZT in Switzerland as part of the class “Learning with Robots.”

Hillsborough County Middle School STEM Expo

Posted by on May 14, 2011 at 3:36 pm
Robot dragsters at the starting line. Photo by SCOTT ISKOWITZ/STAFF Photographer, tbo.com

I dropped in on the Middle School STEM Expo this morning. I met some very smart kids with a lot of very interesting ideas and projects! I have to admit it was sheer luck that I was able to attend the event. The school district did a blanket call out to parents alerting them to […]

The Transformaran

Posted by on November 20, 2009 at 11:18 pm

A very good friend of mine, Wes Stephenson, part inventor/part entrepeneur, sent me some pics of his latest project. This little personal catamaran breaks down to fit in the trunk of your average sedan. No more trailering or lousy gas mileage just to enjoy a day on the water. Pretty nifty! Now I need to […]

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