Why are some trains and subways shaky while others barely shake even when stopping? In: Engineering
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On Reddit you always see people saying that old Toyotas are unkillable, or that Lexuses (Lexi?) have a really long life span. I understand that different cars have different engines and parts, but why should a 1991 Camry have a longer ...
UPS recently tested a self driving truck. How do self driving trucks work? In: Engineering
Why is the sidewalk elevated? In: Engineering
The national grid go to great effort to generate just enough electricity to keep everything going, but the now batteries or storage. Where does unused electricity go? In: Engineering
If the problem with Solar power is that energy can’t be easily stored why don’t we build big power cables under the sea from areas where there is a lot of sun, ie around the equator, especially the Sahara. My ...
How does it know when to change and what to prioritize? I.e. the first car that got to the intersection, left turn arrows first, one side first, etc.. is it on a timer and takes the sensors into account or ...
If a heavy duty pickup truck like the RAM 3500 HD and a hypercar like a Bugatti Chiron both have around 1000 lb-ft of torque, then why can’t the Bugatti tow as much weight as the RAM? In: Engineering
I can’t wrap my head around how such a small engine can produce the same amount of speed that a car can, especially when a larger engine in a smaller car can still be really slow. In: Engineering
Why do pilots in airplanes have different type of seat belts compared to passengers? In: Engineering