This category contains questions and answers about engineering, technology, space and astronautics, craft and tools.
Which of the following was the name of an upscale ocean liner that sailed from 1969 to 2008?
What part of a suit of armor is a gauntlet?
The U.S. tested its first atomic bomb in 1945 near what location?
To make papier-mâché, kids traditionally dunk newspaper strips into paste made from water and what?
What carmaker puts an "M" in the model name of the sportier versions of its regular cars, such as its "M3" and "M5"?
People who generate their own electricity or go without it are said to live how?
Once featured on a TV infomercial, the Flowbee is a haircutting device with a US patent granted in 1987 that works with what household appliance?
What luxury automaker is known to car enthusiasts as "The Prancing Horse", a reference to its famous logo?
Used for centuries to make gunpowder and cure meats, potassium nitrate is commonly called what?
Thanks to the availability of both silk and bamboo, the kite was probably invented in what country?
Sanskrit for "moon craft", the Chandraayan-1 was the first lunar orbiter ever launched by what country?
On an old-fashioned rotary phone, what number requires the longest turn of the dial?
The minute hand of a clock points to the number 3 at which of these times?
Roughly speaking, a typical commercial jet flying from New York to London cruises at what average airspeed?
What kind of vehicle can be ordered in standardized "Panamax" and "Suezmax" sizes?
The military vehicle known as the Humvee first saw U.S. combat action in 1989 in what foreign country?
The Toyota models Camry, Corolla and Corona all get their names from Latin or Japanese words that mean what?
When introducing new Apple products, Steve Jobs was known for sporting what distinct fashion ensemble?
Though trained as a doctor, Richard Jordan Gatling is best known for inventing an early type of what?
When in the air, the famous Goodyear blimps are filled with nearly 203,000 cubic feet of what?
The "3000 Mile Myth" refers to the debunked belief that you should do what to your car every 3000 miles?
When President Garfield was shot in 1881, who invented a type of metal detector to try and find the bullet?
Originally developed by NASA in the '70s, memory foam is often used to make which of these household items?
The phrase "going against the grain" originally referred to a more difficult method of doing what?
Though they all have the same voltage, which of these alkaline batteries is the smallest in size?
The nautical term "starboard" refers to what part of the ship?
When would a car dealership need to sell a Ford Taurus in order to sell it during the astrological period of Taurus?
Thanks to a ban on 100-watt incandescent light bulbs, what classic children's toy was redesigned in 2011?
The unique sound of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle engine idling is commonly described by what food phrase?
The result of strong solar flares that scientists fear could destroy power grids, an "EMP" is a what?
When jump-starting a car, the jumper cables are usually attached to what part of the vehicle?
What office supply was invented in 1962 when a scientist found he could read through spilled yellow ink?
Referring to the plastic it's made from, recyclable water bottles often feature what acronym?
What famous inventor founded the company that introduced the revolutionary Kodak camera in 1888?
Not very long ago, people traveling abroad often used GSM cell phones that used what "System for Mobile Communications"?
The interior of a fiber-optic cable is usually made out of what substance?
Soviet Lt. General Mikhail Kalashnikov is today best remembered for inventing a widely used type of what?
Silver amalgam, a combination of silver, mercury, copper and tin, is often used to make what?
The style of pickup truck known as a "dually" gets its name from having twice the standard number of what?
The co-founder of Caterpillar Inc. was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for his work on what?
Which cruise ship was at a large-scale action raised on the 16th of September 2013 after having been partially sunk in the Mediterranean for more than a year?
The German engineer and man behind the popular Trabant died in 2013. What was the name of the 91-year-old man who lived in the car's hometown of Zwickau to the end of his life?
Coca-Cola was previously the world's most valuable brand. Which brand was worth the double of the soft drinks giant in 2013, and hence the worlds number one brand?
According to Forbes, Microsoft was perceived as the world's strongest brand by consumers in 2013, but in terms of estimated brand value they were only second to Apple. According to the consumers Apple were ranked as what?
In 2013 Apple recruited the businesswoman Angela Ahrendts as the new head of Apple's stores. She ranked first as Britain's best-paid chief as the first woman ever. For which company?
On the 10th of September 2013 Apple Inc. introduced the smartphone iPhone 5s. What color could you NOT get this in?
On the 10th of September 2013 Apple Inc. introduced the iPhone 5s, which was the seventh generation of the iPhone. What was the biggest technical news in this version?
In autumn 2013 Apple Inc. presented a new smartphone called iPhone 5c. What was its outer primarily made of?
In which country was papyrus developed and production thereof kept secret?
Liam Payne once confessed to owning a pair of pink .. what?