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GP2 News: Jolyon Palmer scorches to Hockenheim pole

GP2 Series leader quickest in Germany

Series leader Jolyon Palmer has left only crumbs to his rivals in today’s GP2 Series qualifying session. The Briton set a blazing laptime of 1:23.383 in the early stages that would never be bettered. 417 more words

GP 2 Series

Palmer dominates Germany Qualifying to take pole

Following on from this morning’s Practice session which was one of the hottest on record, the sun gave a few more degrees to heat the air to a sweltering 33°C. 442 more words

DAMS

Breakaway from the crowd this Monsoon!

Monsoon is well & truly here. After a long long wait, Mumbaikars (Mumbai Citizens) are finally rejoicing a long spell of incessant rains. Relentless & untiring, the rains have managed to cover a lot of ground on the deficit front.   1,344 more words

Travel

Global fundraising to save Sarawak rivers

By Jettie Word
COMMENT: Environmental debates are often framed as a choice between economic progress and preservation.

Proponents for rapid growth argue that development requires sacrifices, that economic prosperity trumps environmental concerns.

Conservation

Diablo Dam Trail

This is a short blog post about an amazing short trail.  The town of Diablo is a Seattle City Light company town near the base of Diablo Dam.  441 more words

Hikes & Walks

Century-old Millinocket foundry to replace penstocks for 2 Brookfield dams

Century-old Millinocket foundry to replace penstocks for 2 Brookfield dams
Although both companies declined to comment on the cost of the work or the number of people employed by the project, their joint statement makes mention of Millinocket Fabrication hiring extra welders and using newly acquired space within Millinocket … 59 more words