WHEN WATERS RISE, THESE FLOOD-PROOF HOUSES RISE RIGHT WITH THEM

WHEN WATERS RISE, THESE FLOOD-PROOF HOUSES RISE RIGHT WITH THEM

It’s really no secret at this point: The oceans are rising. A recent scientific study published in Nature nearly doubled previous predictions for sea-level rise by 2500, and some experts now believe the oceans will rise by nearly six feet by the end of th...

The Trestles of Myra Canyon

The Trestles of Myra Canyon

TheMyraCanyonsectionoftheKettleValleyRailwayinsouthernBritishColumbia,Canada,isa9.6kmsectionofrailwaytracksalongthefamedMyraCanyonlocatedsouthofKelownaonOkanaganM...

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE AN ENGINEER TO APPRECIATE THE WORLD’S MOST RADICAL BRIDGES

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE AN ENGINEER TO APPRECIATE THE WORLD’S MOST RADICAL BRIDGES

ou likely use them every day, but have you ever stopped to consider the engineering marvel that is the bridge? They’re massive spans of concrete, metal, and wires which weigh thousands of tons yet remain standing — many even during destructive and violent...

The New Croton Dam And Spillway

The New Croton Dam And Spillway

The New Croton Dam, across the Croton River, near Croton-on-Hudson, about 35 km north of New York City, was built between 1892 and 1906 to divert water from the Croton River into the New Croton Reservoir that supplies water to the residents of New York Ci...

China Opens Longest Glass-Bottomed Suspension Bridge

China Opens Longest Glass-Bottomed Suspension Bridge

Last year, we reported a new attraction in China — a high-altitude glass bottom bridge in Shiniuzhai National Geological Park in Pingjiang county, in central Hunan province. At that time, the glass panels spanned only a few meters in the middle of the oth...

THESE 7 QUAKE-RESISTANT BUILDINGS ARE DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND THE NEXT BIG SHOCKWA

THESE 7 QUAKE-RESISTANT BUILDINGS ARE DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND THE NEXT BIG SHOCKWA

As our urban centers become more densely populated, engineers are continuously looking to maximize this space by building upward rather than outward. As a result, we’ve seen massive skyscrapers sprout up in metropolitans around the world. But some of the...

HORIZONTAL LINES MAKE IT ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO COUNT THE JUBILEE’S DECKS

HORIZONTAL LINES MAKE IT ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO COUNT THE JUBILEE’S DECKS

Get your order or your reservations in early if you’re in the market to buy or charter a superyacht. Superyacht sales and charters are hot markets today. The 110-meter Jubilee, the largest superyacht ever built in Holland, was launched by Oceanco Yachts i...