When tunnels are built underwater, it's mostly because a bridge or ferry is unavailable, or to reduce the usage of an existing bridge or ferry because of competition or relief.
History of the Underwater Tunnels
In the early 19th century in London, the world's first underwater t ...Read More
Major advancements in manufacturing, efficiency, and technology have made alternative energy solutions more affordable for homeowners. Solar panels offer an alternative to producing power and is one of the more favorable alternatives in recent years.
How Energy is Transferred fr ...Read More
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is located in the Italian city of Pisa and is a freestanding bell tower of the city's cathedral. The tower is famous for its four-degree lean and is the third oldest structure in the city's Cathedral Square.
The tower is 183.27 feet tall from the grou ...Read More
Sweater weather is coming, along with pumpkin and wreath décor. But there are more important things your home needs to get ready for the autumn season. There are ways you can prepare your house for the colder season.
Clean, repair, or replace your gutters. A clogged gutter ...Read More
The Colosseum measures 620 feet by 513 feet with seating for more than 50,000 spectators and was the largest amphitheater in the Roman world. The Colosseum was active for four centuries until the 6th century A.D. It stopped all operations after a struggling Western Roman Empire, ...Read More
Cantilever bridges are designed for road or rail traffic and typically built from structural steel or boxed girders made from prestressed concrete. The defining feature of a cantilever bridge is, well, a cantilever. Cantilevers are structures that project horizontally with suppor ...Read More
A sinkhole is a hole or a depression that is caused by a collapse in the surface layer. Sinkholes vary in size and can form within a short period of time or over a longer period of time. Sinkholes can be an effect by natural or artificial causes.
Limestone caves ...Read More
In August 2020, lightning contributed to several fires throughout California, Oregon, and Washington and continuing with additional ignitions through early September. More than 4.6 million record-breaking acres have burned by over 100 fires fueled by dry terrain, hot temperatures ...Read More
The idea of using cameras to orbit and observe weather began as early as 1946. At the time, there was little observation data, and cloud cameras on rockets were expensive. On February 17, 1959, the first weather satellite, Vanguard 2 launched. Unfortunately, a large amount of dat ...Read More
History of Data Centers
Data centers began in the 1940's in large computer rooms that required the use of large cables to connect all of the components. There would also be a single mainframe computer that required a lot of power and cooling to keep from overheating. Computers w ...Read More