Cool Hunting Video: NYU Fluid Dynamics Lab

A visit to the NYU Applied Math Lab, where they unlock the secrets of aerodyamics—one flying jellyfish robot at a time

The concept of flight has always held humankind’s imagination captive—yet making that concept a reality continues to baffle even the most ingenious innovators. We recently got a few insights and a lesson in aerodynamics from NYU Professor of Mathematics at the Applied Mathematics Laboratory, Leif Ristroph. He explains that mathematicians and physicists studying flight and aerodynamics view water and air both as fluids and showed …

Cool Hunting Video: Cannatest

A cannabis testing facility at the forefront of a rapidly growing industry

On a recent trip to Seattle, CH spent some time exploring the flourishing cannabis culture in the city, beginning with the NW Cannabis Market. While that gave us a unique perspective on the distribution of medical marijuana, we also wanted to learn about some of the new services and technologies surrounding this fledgling industry. We spent a day at Cannatest, a company that offers cannabis …