From the category archives:

Engineering

Brains can take you only so far. That’s when brawn comes into play (and we’re not talking just about Wernher von Braun, either). In today’s wonderful world of whizzing widgets and killer apps, sometimes we neglect to give the hardware its full due.

Here’s a complete list of the original Engineering nominees.

Mariner’s Astrolabe

Who knows where the world would be today without this small, but ingeniously practical, tool!

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Engineering Nominees

In today’s wonderful world of whizzing widgets and killer apps, sometimes we neglect to give the hardware its full due. Here, we honor the end products of those who think the perfect gift is a bigger and better tool box.

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