Why Roman concrete still stands strong while modern version decays?

By Nicola Davis, www.theguardian.com July 4th, 2017   Scientists have cracked the secret to Roman water-based structures’ strength – and findings could help today’s builders Their structures are still standing more than 1,500 years after the last centurion snuffed it: now the Romans’ secret of durable marine concrete has finally been cracked. The Roman recipe – a

Scientists say Miami could cease to exist in our children’s lifetime

By Melia Robinson, www.businessinsider.com July 12th, 2017 Miami, a city of 430,000 people, could disappear within the century if the worst climate-change predictions come true. New York magazine’s David Wallace-Wells spoke with dozens of climatologists and researchers in related fields for an investigation on the outcomes of climate change if aggressive preventative action isn’t taken. The results were not pretty. “Most

What Harvey Revealed About Climate Change in the South

To some, climate change is a vague idea, a hazy future. In parts of the South, it’s become a devastating reality. “When you drive down the street there’s piles and piles of furniture, clothing, shoes, sound systems, just about anything you find inside a home,” Hilton Kelley, an environmental activist and former actor, says of

Millions of Americans will cross ‘structurally deficient’ bridges this weekend

It is truly sad that such things have to happen, its neglect of maintenance, but also is it outdated and could be build different not be affected by wear and tear. With plasmacor as a material also bridges can be build. New 2017 Article, Same 2013 problems… Video: The Brooklyn Bridge, Washington, D.C.’s Memorial Bridge

Ex-climate change skeptic: Humans cause global warming

People Seem to forget how important this is, that is why I want to remind them, this is a article from 07/29/2012. When the best scientists, including some of the few skeptics among them, study the data–and study it carefully and thoroughly–they too recognize the truth. And that was certainly true in the case of Cal-Berkeley physics Professor Richard Muller when asked

MSN – NBC Headline – 6 dead, 7 missing as tornadoes rip through Texas

2013 – Headline – 6 dead, 7 missing as tornadoes rip through Texas Seven people are still missing after a series of tornadoes ripped through the Texas town of Granbury, killing at least six. Dozens of people were injured. The area hardest hit by the storms included many homes for low-income people built by the

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