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9 Phenomenal Women Making History In STEM

– Did you know that March is Women’s History Month? Watch this masterclass to meet nine women in tech to celebrate this month and all year long. For the best women in tech advice, subscribe to our channel and hit the bell to be notified when we post a new video every Tuesday. March is …

How the CN Tower was Built

How the CN Tower was Built

For almost 50 years, the CN Tower has dominated the skyline here in Toronto, Canada as one of the tallest communication towers ever built, and as one of the greatest engineering achievements of the 20th century. Standing at just over 553 m, the tower opened to the public in the summer of 1976 as the …

One of the most epic engineering feats in history – Alex Gendler

One of the most epic engineering feats in history – Alex Gendler

In the mid-19th century, suspension bridges were collapsing all across Europe. Their industrial cables frayed during turbulent weather and snapped under the weight of their decks. So when a German-American engineer named John Roebling proposed building the largest and most expensive suspension bridge ever conceived over New York’s East River, city officials were understandably skeptical. …

History – Design Behind the Bike (1/5)

History – Design Behind the Bike (1/5)

The history of the bicycle from its origins to the bike as we now know it can be traced back to the 1800s. The impact of this machine on worldwide society is without doubt and this impact continues to grow. Well the design of the bike seemed fairly straightforward and simple over a hundred years …

How The Ford Model T Took Over The World

How The Ford Model T Took Over The World

This Episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Skillshare, home to over 20,000 classes that could teach you a new lift skill. The Ford Model T was not the first car. Not even close. Depending on how you define what a car is, that honour was achieved 100 years before Henry Ford was …