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BP disaster – Deepwater Horizon survivor Mike Williams

Occasionally, 60 minutes provides well-researched, in-depth analysis of prevailing topics. It was therefore expected that 60 minutes would eventually dive into the oily mess created by BP et al. The CBS expose paints a picture of presumably what happened through the eyes of one survivor. Mike Williams was the Chief …

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Spotlight project: The Oresund Bridge

The Oresund Bridge provides a convenient connection for travelers between Denmark and Sweden.  Oresund Bridge has a total length of over 10 miles and carries more than 60,000 travelers daily. This impressive bridge was opened in 2000 after nine years of construction. What is most remarkable about this bridge is …

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Superstructures – The Boeing 747

An interesting piece on the construction of the Boeing 747. The Boeing 747 is a widebody commercial airliner which is among the world’s most recognizable aircraft, and was the first widebody ever produced. Manufactured by Boeing’s Commercial Airplane unit in the United States.

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Ever wondered how they engineer roller coasters? Here is how

Explore the cutting edge technology being used in today’s futuristic theme park rides. Featured attractions from Niagra’s Fury, to X2 at Six Flags Magic Mountain, Fahrenheit at Hersheypark, and Toy Story Midway Mania at Disneyland & Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This video explores  the cutting edge technology being used in today’s …

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Engineering an Empire – The Maya

At the height of its glory, this mysterious civilization ruled a territory of 125,000 square miles across parts of Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador and Belize. What was initially a modest population of hunters and gatherers expanded into more than 40 flourishing city-states who engineered sky-high temple-pyramids, ornate palaces and …

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Engineering an Empire – Egypt

A document by the History Channel which examines the numerous engineering feats the Egyptians undertook 5000 years ago to create some marvels that still stand today. Engineering an Empire - Egypt

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