News
24th December 2015 | By:

Not On The High Street – Gift-O-Matic Twitter Vending Machine

To spice up life for Londoner’s in the run up to Christmas, Aeguana worked with the incredible online retail company Not On The High Street to create a massive Christmas present that incorporated the Gift-o-Matic vending machine. These were setup at both Waterloo and Paddington rail stations between the 20th and 21st of December 2015.… Continue

Engineering
24th December 2015 | By:

Strain Gauges [PART 3 – Wheatstone Bridge]

Having covered strain gauges and how they work (see Part 2), it is worth exploring how they are used and how we can get a useful signal from them to represent the strain that a member is undergoing. As discussed in Part 2[link], the property that varies in the strain gauge, as a result of… Continue

Engineering
23rd December 2015 | By:

Why do kettles make so much noise?

The electric kettle is one of the most frequently used appliances – at least here in the UK – and yet few people ever question where the sound comes from when we put some water to boil. Sure, when the water is boiling already we hear the familiar smooth sound of bubbles popping, but what… Continue