Engineering Off the Clock: Watch These Creative Inventions

July 19, 2024
Enjoy a break and watch professionals, enthusiasts, and genius minds alike come up with the craziest ideas and bring them to life.

Engineers have some of the most out-there and smart ideas that boring minds like myself would just never think to try—which is why I'm an editor and not an engineer. From experimenting with what-ifs of chemical reactions to Rube Goldberg machines for the most basic tasks to creating a new concept for a product, it's never a dull moment when seeing inside an engineer's mind. So take a break and watch this collection of videos that put the what-ifs into practice from industry professionals and engineering enthusiasts alike.

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Backyard Squirrelympics 3.0 — The Summer Games

In this video, watch engineer Mark Rober give up on trying to battle his squirrels and instead have them battle each other to really earn their meals with his backyard squirrel obstacle course.
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Walt Disney Imagineers

In this video, The SoundWorks Collection gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the talented Imagineers who are responsible for the sounds and music of the Walt Disney theme park properties, including a visit through the original sound effects collection.
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