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Best Unprofessional Engineering podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best Unprofessional Engineering podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
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Mikey and Lewis are back once again but this time they are joined by the Huntsman as regular co-host Leo is away on his honeymoon. The gang take a look at all the comings and goings in the movie world this week before seeing if Angel Has Fallen is as bad as the critics say. All the usual segments feature was a new updated Conspiracy Corner. 00:00:0…
 
the boys are back with another jam packed episode. with the Super Bowl just gone they take a look at the teasers and tv spots before going on to the movie news and the was it that bad review. 00:00:00 - Intro 00:04:10 - Trailers (Fast9, Super Bowl teasers, The Way Back & Spiral) 00:26:46 - Movie News 00:39:02 - Was It That Bad review - What Men Wan…
 
We got the chance to talk to an amazing STEM teacher from Bud Carson Middle School, Janet Andrade. What makes this conversation so interesting you ask? Janet is part of an amazing Fuel Your School program sponsored by our friends at Chevron, who team up with DonorsChoose.org to make it happen. We discuss how Janet and Chevron are helping to even th…
 
The gang returns and this week take a look at the Hellboy reboot, was the film really that bad? As usual the podcast is full of movie news, the goings on in the Marvel and DC universes and throwbacks to our favourite films. 00:00:00 - Intro 00:02:40 - Movie News 00:13:47 - Was It That Bad Review - Hellboy reboot 00:28:42 - Marvel Conspiracy Corner …
 
The boys are back with the first episode of the year and it is a double whammy. Mikey, Leo and Lewis take a look at the poorly received Dark Phoenix as well as the newly released The Gentlemen. All the usual segments feature along with two new segments for the quiz! 00:00:00 - Intro 00:01:30 - Trailers (A Quiet Place 2, New Mutants, Hunters, Birds …
 
The invention of the GPS has changed the world like few inventions have in the past 50 years. The billions of dollars it has injected into the global economy aside, this technology has revolutionized everything from how we drive, to the tracking of continental shifts. We have been lucky enough to get to meet with one of the inventors of GPS, Hugo F…
 
Do UFOs exist? It is a question as old as time itself...or the 1940s. James and Luke have decided to settle the debate once and for all, and yes, one of them believes!This episode covers the first UFO sightings, the most unexplained experiences, how a UFO could actually be manufactured and the efforts going into it as we speak, and some of the craz…
 
Nothing will change what you think you will be doing as an engineer like an internship or your first job. James and Luke discuss how their internship experiences prepared them for their first jobs and helped them reach the harsh reality of what engineering actually is. They also jump into how their first jobs continued to teach them that everything…
 
The boys are back with the last podcast of the year and take a trip down memory lane to look at 3 poorly received christmas movies to find out if they were that bad. . 00:00:00 - Intro 00:04:10 - Trailers (Downhill & Tenet) 00:06:55 - Movie News 00:13:00 - Was It That Bad Review - The Grinch, Just Friends & Home Alone 2 00:34:30 - Marvel Conspiracy…
 
The futuristic technology in the Star Wars universe is unrivaled in creativity and tech far beyond human comprehension. That being said, it certainly isn't all good! We took a look at some of the biggest fails in the Star Wars movies, from being able, to bring down an ATAT with a simple cable to light saber functionality, all the way to how the Dea…
 
After a few weeks the boys are back shooting the shit and talking all things in the world of movies before taking a look at Martin Scorsese's The Irishman. 00:00:00 - Intro 00:01:42 - Trailers (Mulan, Free Guy, Bond: No Time To Die, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, The Grudge, Wonder Woman 1984 & Black Widow) 00:17:00 - News 00.31:04 - Was It That Bad Revi…
 
Regardless of your age, you have seen massive changes to televisions over the years. From old black and white TVs, to the addition of color, all the way to advanced LED systems, this technology has come a great way and continues to change.We've taken a big look to better understand how the tech behind television has changed, what some of the big in…
 
It's that time of the year again! Time to try and find the perfect gift for that hard to shop for engineer in your life. Don't worry, we have you covered! We've combed the web for the best gift ideas for engineers of all ages, from kids that are mechanically inclined to retired engineers that just want to be left alone. All prices and sizes are cov…
 
Isaac Newton might be the most brilliant person ever. There, we said it. Gravity, laws of motion, rainbows, astronomy... the man did it all!!We walk through the life of Isaac Newton to try and understand how he came up with so much of the foundation of modern science, learn if the apple falling on his head story is true, and throw in a few other fu…
 
Mikey, Leo and Lewis return and this week take a look at the latest version on Robin Hood. News and trailer discussions all feature as well as the usual fun segments. 00:00:00 - Intro 00:03:11 - Trailers (Bad Boys For Life, The Banker, The Invisible Man & Color Out Of Space) 00:12:15 - News 00:24:50 - Was It That Bad Review - Robin Hood 00:40:46 - …
 
The gang is back to talk all things in the world of movies. Trailers, news, reviews and much more all feature this episode. 00:00:00 - Intro 00:07:09 - Trailers (Line of Duty, The Rise of Skywalker, Code 8, Bloodshot, The Grudge & The Witcher) 00:18:43 - News 00:29:29 - Was it that Bad review - Mortal Engines 00:36:55 - Marvel Conspiracy Corner 00:…
 
Corning makes glass. Pretty boring, right? WRONG!! The history of the company is amazing, with ties to Thomas Edison and the "invention" of the light bulb and the development of one of the first R&D labs in America, Corning has lead the world into the future on more than one occasion. Join us to learn about how Corning got started, some of the majo…
 
Happy Halloween!!! Your friends at Unprofessional Engineering have whipped up a real treat for you this year by looking at the manufacturing process for some of your favorite Halloween treats. We've looked at how Hershey's Reeses Cups are made, both the left and right side of a Twix, as well as the general process for gummy candy. In addition, Luke…
 
Interested in engineering but don't know which field is right for you? We've taken a look at chemical engineering to help you narrow things down!From what your classwork will look like, to jobs you will do in the workforce, the top places to work, and even how much you can expect to make, we have it covered! Sure, it isn't as cool as Mechanical Eng…
 
The gang is back talking movie trailers, news and find out if The Predator was as bad as critics say. All the usual segments feature! 00:00:00 - Intro 00:01:58 - Trailers (HBO's The Outsider) 00:04:00 - News 00:13:33 - The Was It That Bad review (The Predator) 00:23:48 - MCU Conspiracy Corner (Marvel news, rumours and theories) 00:31:18 - Throwback…
 
We've changed things up a bit this week and sat down to debate where we think engineering and man-kind will be in the next 20 years. We give our views on the future of energy (comparing solar vs wind), if humans will live on Mars anytime soon, and much more! We even end things up with a few bold predictions. Take a listen and let us know what you t…
 
The gang is back and this week we review a big one. Audiences love it and critics are divided, so find out what we thought of Joker and find out was it that bad? 00:00:00 - Intro 00:03:49 - Trailers (Stranger Things, Primal, Birds of Prey, The Gentlemen, Jungle Cruise & Dolittle) 00:11:28 - News 00:22:53 - Holmes & Watson review 00:27:44 - Joker no…
 
Have you ever wondered why we still have so many freaking lighthouses? Yeah, so did James. It turns out a lot of them are mostly just for show, but there are still a lot of them still in use.We take a look at the history of the lighthouse, how we went from a giant, thick lens, to the modern day way better deal, and even tell some of the greatest li…
 
Telescopes have been around for hundreds of years, allowing us to explore space from the comfort of our local observatory. But how did the first one come about? And who were the great minds to continue to improve on the original design to make it what the telescope what it is today? We take a look at the early history of the telescope, discuss how …
 
You can't find a much more important invention in the past 100 years than the airplane, and no one gets more love for pushing it forward than the Wright Brothers!Not only do we walk you through how the Wright Brothers invented the airplane (depending on your definition), but their childhood, what their far less interesting siblings did, and what li…
 
It's time for you to understand that airplanes don't run on magic, but by a little formula that can be used to calculate lift! This value is typically pretty close to the weight of the object, which makes sense, but the factors that go into the equation may not be as simple.Join us for a quick sit down on how lift is calculated, as well as an examp…
 
The Impossible Burger is taking the world by storm, with everyone from Burger King to Little Caesars getting in on the act. With players like that, it must be good, right?! Well, Luke thinks it is! But what about how it was made? That is way more than good! The biology, genetics, and engineering that went into the Impossible Burger (and Impossible …
 
The boys are back ready to talk about all the goings on in the movie world and take a look at the highly anticipated sequel to IT! 00:00:00 - Intro 00:03:14 - News 00:15:30 - Non Spoiler Review 00:28:43 - Spoiler Review 00:55:10 - MCU Conspiracy Corner 01:02:35 - Throwback Homework 01:09:53 - The Quiz 01:17:38 - What We Have Watched 01:20:00 - Fant…
 
We thought we would try something new out and see how discussing actual engineering principles would go over with our listeners.Stress and strain are two of the most important values in Mechanical Engineering, if not all engineering. The basics of these calculations is pretty simple if you start small. We walk through what stress and strain are, ho…
 
We all know the simple photovoltaic process that solar panels use to turn the suns light into electricity (yes, that's a joke), but what about the actual manufacturing process!??In this episode, we take a look at the entire process of how solar panels are made, starting from mining, to the REALLY hot furnaces, all the way to the final coatings to i…
 
Leo, Lewis and Mikey are back after a little time off and are raring to go talking about all things movies and reviewing The Darkest Minds to fins out if it was as bad as critics say! All the usual segments feature as well as trailer discussions and the recent movie news. 00:00:00 - Intro 00:03:15 - Trailer Talk (Rambo: Last Blood, Villains, Lady a…
 
The military is on the cutting edge of futuristic technology of all sorts. From missiles that travel 5x the speed of sound, to satellites that melt enemy satellites in space, this tech is amazing, and a little bit scary. Join us to learn about some of the latest inventions to come from DARPA that will blow you away...literally. Don't make us use mi…
 
Carbon fiber (or carbon fibre if you're from the other side of the pond) doesn't just look cool, it is one of the most important inventions of recent time. Stronger than steel, yet lighter, the number of applications for carbon fiber are endless. From sports equipment, to sports cars, space ships to wind turbines, carbon fiber is revolutionizing de…
 
Continuing our "Companies That Built The World" series, we took a deeper look into the history of Westinghouse. Well known for leading the charge on electricity (see what we did there), they made a number of other major contributions to the world.From launching the first radio station right here in Pittsburgh, to electric appliances and televisions…
 
Leo, Lewis and Mikey are back after a little break to talk about all the goings on in the world of movies. This week's was it that bad review was The Happytime Murders and this one might be as bad as the critics say! 00:00:00 - Intro 00:07:22 - Trailers (The Hunt, The Irishman, Little Monsters, 1917 & Mary) 00:14:18 - News 00:28:50 - The Was It Tha…
 
Thinking about getting a degree in engineering, but not sure what path to take? Maybe Mechanical Engineering's little brother, Aerospace, is right for you! We take a look at some of the areas of focus involved with Aerospace Engineering, discuss the differences between Aeronatical and Astronautical Engineering, look into companies that hire AEs, ta…
 
After doing so many episodes about great inventors throughout time, we decided to figure out which country has produced the most great inventors of all time. Though there were many great choices, and a few not so great ones, in the end we were able to decide who outranks them all. Take a listen to find out where your country ranks, let us know if w…
 
It is a rare topic when Luke actually is the one educating James, but when it comes to camping gear and technology, that's just what happened.We take a look at some of the latest technology that makes camping a little less miserable, the top in class products you can buy, more affordable options for people who don't make podcast money, and some top…
 
Have you ever looked at your tires and asked, "How were these made?!" Yeah, probably not, but Luke sure has...and that is why we are investigating this topic today! You may have actually asked, "What do all those numbers and letters on my tire mean?" Fortunately, we'll cover that as well, not to mention the entire process from raw material to finis…
 
The gang is back to talk about all the goings on in the movie world including news from Comic Con. 00:00 - Intro 3:20 - Trailers (The Kings Man, Hustlers, It 2, Top Gun:Maverick, Cats, Jay and Silent Bob reboot and The Witcher) 13:20 - News 21:48 - Stranger Things Season 3 Non Spoiler Review 30:17 - Spoiler Review 49:11 - MCU Conspiracy Corner 58:3…
 
We got the chance to sit down with Greg Paulsen, Director of Application Engineering, at Xometry to discuss what exactly Xometry is, how it is helping to revolutionize manufacturing, and how you can join their growing team of manufacturing partners. Learn how to instantly access the production capacity of over 2,500 manufacturers with wide-ranging …
 
Mikey, Leo and Lewis are back again to talk all things in the movie world! 00:00 - Intro 11:01 - Trailers: Freaks, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, Night Hunter and American Horror Story. 18:00 - Movie News 33:57 - Shaft 2019 review 45:20 - MCU Conspiracy Corner 53:00 - Throwback Homework: Patch Adams 58:31 - The Quiz 1:05:29 - What We Have Watched 1:…
 
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