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Tracking Your Commitment Rather Than Your Progress Key To Keeping Your Resolutions

It’s that time of the year again when most of us are making, and some breaking our News Resolutions. But in a new book, author Chris Bailey says the key to keeping your New Year’s Resolution may be in tracking

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Durability key in Construction Workers’ Phones

Motorola Droid Turbo 2 is the latest in durable mobile phone technology. In fact this phone is pratically indestructable. During testing it was dropped on concrete 70 times and didn’t even crack.  

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How you sleep, and its effect on your health

Did you know that how you sleep actually has an effect on your health?  Everyone has their own preferred sleeping position, some people automatically end up sleeping on their stomach while others prefer sleeping on their side. Laying on you

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Bolivian City Builds Transportation System in the Sky

With construction in the Bolivian city of La Paz already being complicated, because of its location high in the Andes Mountains, town planners have come up with a better way of connecting the city, rather than the more common railway

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Superfast “Hyperloop” Construction to Begin in 2016

Construction on Elon Musk’s “Hyperloop” may start sooner than we thought. Travel in the superfast tube may begin in just a few years with a public opening of the five-mile test track in Quay Valley, California is planned for 2018. What is

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Forget About Your Credit Card, Pay for Stuff with your Wrist

Tired of carrying around a wallet on the work site? Well soon you may not need to, simply pay for stuff with your wrist band. The Nymi band, (pictured above) is a contactless credit card which allows you to make

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Video Shows the Cutest Construction Workers

Who said construction work was only for humans? These dogs could teach some people a thing or two about construction, especially about safety!  

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Personal Protective Equipment not Optional on Work Sites

What do you think of this guy’s PPE? Although this isn’t what personal protective equipment is, no work on a construction site should go on without the necessary PPE. The very basic PPE for construction work include hard hats and

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Sculpt Wood and Stone by Hand with New Glove

Improve speed and efficiency of carving stone and wood with a new development called the Happaratus glove. A Royal College of Art graduate Morten Grønning recently adapted an electric kitchen knife to make a prototype glove for carving hard materials such as wood

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Robot Builds Helix-like Lattice Facade out of Bricks

Swiss engineers have built a robot that stacks bricks in the most intricate and aesthetically pleasing patterns, to create amazing building facades. The pattern above seems to almost defy gravity. A robot arm is used to stack the bricks which

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