Engineering is the discipline of design and construction of mechanical devices, equipment, structures and public works systems. Topics include aircraft technologies, buildings, bridges, robotics and heavy machinery.
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A hospital stay can be a stressful experience for anybody, and especially for a child. But a smiling new robot named Robin plays games, tells stories and comforts children in need of a friend.
Back in the 1930s, folks realized they needed a better way to cross the Golden Gate Strait between San Francisco and the Marin Headlands than by boat. Over eighty years later, the Golden Gate Bridge is the city's most prominent landmark.
Castles and palaces may seem the same, in their grandiose architecture and palatial structure. But the two buildings were constructed by monarchs for different purposes.
The name bestowed on a road depends on its size and function. And it's not just up to your neighborhood's developer either.
AI already can outperform humans in some narrow domains, but in the future AI may go inside the human brain to enhance intellectual capabilities, turning users into human-machine hybrids.
Started in 1882, this beautifully ornate church is expected to be finally completed in 2026. It was the vision of architect Antoni Gaudí who conceived of it as a "forest in stone."
By Dave Roos
Bordeaux's famed and beautiful reflecting pool will have you snapping photographs and feeling like you're walking on water.
St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow is an architectural oddball, but travel company RealRussia decided to imagine what it would look like in seven more conventional architectural styles.
The Japanese inventor's textured ground surface indicators to assist pedestrians at traffic crossings.
In 17th century Japan, wealthy citizens built homes with "nightingale floors" that squeaked, warning them of intruders. In fact, the floors squeaked louder when the steps got lighter.
We humans may 'know it when we see it,' but the bots sure don't. At least not yet.
By Greg Fish
We may finally know how the ancient Egyptians built the pyramids.
These days, you can do a lot more at a transit hub than simply catch a train or a bus.