Tim Newcomb

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How Running Shoes Changed Over 25 Years

Asics' legendary Gel-Kayano turns 25 with a special edition that highlights how technology has revolutionized footwear.

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The World's 30 Most Impressive Megaprojects

The biggest and boldest projects on the planet.

The Best Electric Bikes For Powered Pedaling

When you need a little extra boost to get where you're going.

A Brief History of Bridges From Stone to Suspension

These 7 bridges show how far we've come in the past few thousand years.

How NASA Tech Helps This Jacket Battle the Elements

If it can insulate rovers on Mars, it can insulate you.

The World's 30 Most Impressive Bridges

From old stone spans to sweeping modern suspensions, bridges have a way of wowing us.

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The Harlem Globetrotters' Trick Shot Machine Is a Rube Goldberg Masterpiece

The basketball trick shot masters teamed up with Georgia Tech students to make a baller Rube Goldberg machine.

The Best Robot Vacuums for Hands-Free Cleaning

Why deal with the vacuum monotony when a robot can do it for you?

7 Monster Machines Built for a Very Specific Task

Some of the world’s largest machines were originally built for just one-time use.

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7 Monster Machines That Didn't Quite Go As Planned

Too big to build or too tricky to work, these machines simply didn’t pan out.

A Brief History of Skyscrapers in 7 Titanic Towers

The modern age of skyscrapers started in Chicago, but has expanded far beyond.

Get to Know the Tech Behind the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Everything that will make Team USA faster, higher, and stronger.

7 of the Largest Constructed Monuments in the United States

Some of which still hold records as much as a century after completion.

The Wildest Thing About the Super Bowl Stadium Is Its Winter-Proof Roof
Using the nation's largest ETFE roof and pivoting glass doors, the new home of the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, U.S. Bank Stadium, is an en…
8 Huge Things We're Going to Build in 2018

They've been years in the making, but these projects are finally beginning—or ending.

How to Build Train Tracks Across a Bridge That Won't Hold Still

Seattle has already figured out floating bridges. Now the city is about to build light rail across these moving spans.

16 Gifts for When the World Ends

For when you need that flashlight that triples as a flask and first aid kit.

If You Scrapped the Statue of Liberty, How Much Would You Get?

Although it stands for American freedom, Lady Liberty also stands with the help of 31 tons of copper and 125 tons of steel.

Tom Brady's Science Is as Silly as It Sounds

Let's just say we don't recommend taking all of quarterback's advice.

7 Winter Jackets That Keep You Warm With Science

The rise of hydrophobic, lightweight synthetic downs and insulations are making coats better (and warmer) than ever before.

Here's How Far a Human Could Possibly Hit a Baseball

With the MLB playoffs approaching, let's get into some long ball physics.

50 States, 50 U.S. Parks You Need to Visit

Experience the best of nature—in every U.S. state. How many have you visited?

10 Tech Innovations That Changed the NFL

How helmet tech, TV innovations, and uniform advancements changed the NFL.

The Best Pruning Shears for Your Hand-Cutting Garden Needs

With a variety of hand-held shear styles available, select something for your needs