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7 Deadly Engineering Disasters Of The Industrial Age

7 Deadly Engineering Disasters of the Industrial Age
Report by Steph, filed below 6 Wonders Series in the Travel category.

Messing all around with money-conserving shortcuts or failing to realize fundamental physics can have deadly consequences when it comes to engineering… http://goo.gl/pldLM3

Seven Deadly Engineering Disasters Of The Industrial Age

Report by Steph, filed under 6 Wonders Series in the Travel group.

Messing about with funds-conserving shortcuts or failing to comprehend standard physics can have deadly consequences when it comes to engineering structures like suspension bridges, dams, towers and even storage tanks. These… http://goo.gl/pbeyD2

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Seven Deadly Engineering Disasters Of The Industrial Age

Post by Steph, filed below 7 Wonders Series in the Travel group.

Messing close to with income-conserving shortcuts or failing to realize fundamental physics can have deadly consequences when it comes to engineering structures like suspension bridges, dams, towers and even storage tanks…. 7 more words

On Fault Lines and Fractured Communities

‘Not pride, alas, it is, but love of man,
To mourn so terrible a stroke as this.’

Voltaire, On the Lisbon Disaster

On 1 September 1923, a massive earthquake hit the greater Tokyo and Yokohama area, killing over 100,000 people and destroying two thirds of Tokyo. 1,412 more words

Disasters

Broken windows

Climbing out through broken windows
as on twisted glass it cuts and bites
four painted walls collapsing inwards

On loose air between dust inflight
rife these quaking worlds in litter… 70 more words

100 Poems Project

WSJ DataViz: South Korea Ferry Disaster

Source: Jeyup S. Kwaak in Jindo, South Korea, Min-Jeong Lee in Mokpo, and Jonathan Cheng in Seoul, South Korea Divers Carry Out Ferry Mission in Near-Total Darkness, The Wall Street Journal, 15 more words

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