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Scientists Make Concrete With Trash
A little molecular re-arranging makes coal fly ash the perfect build…
7 Unbuilt City Icons Imagined for Modern Day
These ambitious projects were never made, but they would have dramat…
The Story of Steel
From hunks of iron streaking through the sky, to the construction of…
Tesla Wants A Giant Battery in Northern California
If the proposal is accepted, the project would dwarf the company's p…
'This Is Panama' Explores the History and Beauty of the World's Most Famous Canal

One of the world's most impressive infrastructure projects, the Panama Canal changed the world forever.

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Every Kind of Bike Is Going Electric

Two wheels, three top speeds, no exhaust. E-bikes are about to be everywhere.

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EU Toys With Blowing Up the Internet as We Know It

Restrictive copyright rules under consideration could have a huge, negative effect on the freedom and openness of the internet.

Watch a Decommissioned Ferry Disappear into the Depths

The Cape May-Lewes ferry was deliberately sunk about 30 miles offshore to create an artificial reef.

Domino's Is Fixing Potholes Because They're Ruining Pizza

"Paving for pizza" is a good advertising gimmick,and the sign of a sad state of infrastructural affairs.

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Microsoft's New Data Center Sits at the Bottom of the Sea

The goal is custom-built centers that can be launched quickly.

NTSB: Tesla's Autopilot Steered Into Barrier in Fatal Crash
The National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary review of a fatal Tesla crash in March finds that the software was steering the …
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We Asked 26 Companies About the State of American Manufacturing

We asked 26 companies about the state of manufacturing in America. Here's what we learned about what it takes to be "Made in the USA."

​Clocks May Go a Little Cuckoo With Power Grid Change
Because of a change in federal energy regulations, some scientists say your trusty, older plug-in clock may be losing or gaining a few …
Senate Votes in Favor of Saving Net Neutrality

The battle for the free and open internet is far from over, and now moves to the House.

The Huge Advantages (and One Problem) of LED Traffic Lights

Sometimes efficiency can bring on surprising new problems.

The Last Shift: What Really Happened To Those Carrier Jobs Trump Saved
Carrier made air conditioners and other equipment at a plant in Indianapolis for 60 years. When they announced it was moving to Mexico,…
The Senate Will Vote on Net Neutrality

It's an uphill battle, but everyone will have to pick a side.

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Ambitious Plan Would Bring Statewide Public Broadband to Michigan

"Mi-Fi" would treat the Internet like a utility instead of a commodity.

Explosion at Wisconsin Refinery Injures Workers, Spurs Evacuation

Authorities said a tank containing crude oil or asphalt exploded.

Danish Submarine Inventor Sentenced to Life in Prison for Grisly Murder
He was found guilty Wednesday of torturing and murdering a Swedish reporter before dismembering her body during a private submarine tri…