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And Now: Advancing Pants Technology

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Here’s one everyday (we hope) item that you probably didn’t think engineers were paying attention to: pants.

Boris Smus, a software engineer from Carnegie-Mellon, has fitted touch-sensitive resistors into his clothing to create the Ubiquitous Drums, a pair of pants that doubles as a drum kit. [video after jump]

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Nate Ball: Engineer and Daredevil

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You may know him as the host of PBS’s Design Squad, or for his guest appearances on The Discovery Channel in programs like Mythbusters. These days Nate Ball is an engineer on the go, whether he’s creating useful gadgets or teaching himself to do a back flip off a wall (see the video below for a demonstration). Nate received both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from M.I.T., where he studied mechanical engineering – when he wasn’t busy being an NCAA All-American pole-vaulter, that is.

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Video: Laser Show

This year marks not only the beginning of a new decade, but also the 50th anniversary of the creation of the laser.

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Video: Computer mimics nature by watching TV

Software engineers at the University of Bath have developed an animation program that helps animators model the movement of windswept trees.

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And Now: Sound Waves on Fire

Ever wondered what sound waves look like? Now you can see them physically manifest in this awesome physics experiment:

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