• Technology

    Apr 1, 2015

    British Heavy Machinery

    1945. Britain is just coming out of six years of world war and times are tough. Joseph Cyril Bamford begins business in a rented lock-up garage in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, using a second-hand welding set and some surplus military equipment...

  • Technology

    Apr 1, 2015

    True pioneers

    For years Pioneer has introduced innovative and high quality products into the market. A world-first in many ways, the japanese company has been through several changes over the years, but kept the original philosophy that gave birth...

  • Technology

    Apr 1, 2015

    No More Flat Tires

    A punctured tire is the definition of a bad day, but Michelin is taking some of the sting out as it announces the opening of its newest North American plant, which the...

  • Technology

    Apr 1, 2015

    Tractor Solutions

    The Vapormatic Company was founded in Budleigh Salterton, East Devon, in 1949 by Arthur E. Lea, a former sales executive with Shell Petroleum, and Ron Foster, an Engineer who had designed and developed a device to convert petrol engines...

  • Technology

    Apr 1, 2015

    To fly over the water

    The Reptile is a compact water-craft that features a carbon fiber shell and reinforced hull, measuring 7.5 m (24.6 ft) long and 3.5 m (11.5 ft) wide. 

  • Hybrid Glider

    Technology

    Apr 1, 2015

    The hybrid glider is coming to town

    Glider flying rates high on the scale of sport flying. However, the nature of the beast is that it requires more than one person to get a glider launched into the air. To make launching a non-team effort, the answer has been a powered...

  • Technology

    Apr 1, 2015

    This kart is made of wood (yes, wood)

    The PlyFly Go-Kart is the thrill of building, sharing, and customizing embodied in the creation of an iconic object: a gasoline powered go-kart. Flatworks LLC has done most of the heavy lifting. All you need to do is grab your sense...

  • Technology

    Apr 1, 2015

    Using water to tell time

    HYT watches tell time through a combination of traditional watch movements and two bellows pushing colored liquid through a capillary. It's an imaginative and challenging approach that requires careful manipulation of traditional mechanics...