You would never want to look out of your window on a flight and see the airplane wing bend like this but it’s nice to know that Airbus stress tests the hell out of their flying tubes to make sure that even if the wing is at such an obscene angle, it won’t snap in half. It’s really cool to see the process of pushing…
A bunch of cyber security experts from the EU and the US have been messing about with some pretend cyber attack scenarios, making plans for what would happen in the event of a proper, damaging electronic attack.
PC World's "iPad Stress Test" starts out kind of lame (shampoo, my man, discover it!), but by the end I had actually learned a thing or two about what not to do with my pending 3G version purchase. Also, donuts.
Back in Panasonic's secret demo room at CES 2008, they're showing off a stress test where they slam a metal ball into a plasma with one joule of energy, and see if the screen will smash up. (Guess what? They've also run the test on LCDs.) Videography by Curtis Walker