Special Report: How Engineers Are Preparing for Sea-Level Rise
As sea levels rise—compounding coastal problems such as erosion, storm surge and tidal flooding—engineers are changing the way they work, using adaptive design and new technologies to prepare for an uncertain future
One unlikely sporting goods store is thriving as retailers implode everywhere
Standouts in this environment are worth taking note of. One of them is sporting goods retailer R.E.I.
It’s a Fabric Affair: Fabric Guide
When we decided to create the fabric campaign “It’s a Fabric Affair” for the month of June, we were pretty stoked. Not just because we are excited to offer you premium brands for less (20% off plus free shipping), but also because we absolutely love educating our customers about our carefully curated library of fabrics....
Merck’s NotPetya insured loss could still be $2bn
Pharmaceutical giant Merck may still be responsible for $2bn of insured losses from the NotPetya virus in June 2017 making it by far the largest insured cyber loss in the sector's short history, according to the loss adjudication firm PCS today.
Four sinkholes open up at Top of the Rock golf course
Representative says Department of Natural Resources is evaluating the situation.
Home of Dash and Dot, robots that help kids learn to code
Teach kids how to program with Dash and Dot, toy robots that make coding fun using apps on iPads, iPhones, Android tablets and phones.
Brett Kavanaugh's Clinton comment 'deserves a lot of laughter,' Hillary says
Hillary Clinton couldn’t help but laugh when asked Tuesday about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s remarks last week, who suggested that his confirmation process had, among other things, turned into “revenge on the behalf of the Clintons.”
Daniel H. Pollitt Papers, 1935-2009
Daniel Hubbard Pollitt was born in Washington, D.C., in 1921 to Mima Riddiford and Basil Hubbard Pollitt. Both parents were lawyers in the New Deal administration of President Franklin Roosevelt and committed to principles of social justice. In 1939, Pollitt set off to college at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn., where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in government. In 1943, he joined the United States Marine Corps and served as an infantry officer in the Pacific theater during World War II. After the war ended, Pollitt studied law at Cornell University, earning a LL.B. degree and graduating with honors in 1949 Pollitt worked for a year in the private law firm of McFarland and Sellers, followed by another year as law clerk to Judge Henry W. Edgerton of the United States…
How Contrails Form
Contrails are real - they're not a government conspiracy to spray chemicals (big surprise, huh?!?). But, did you know there are two types of contrails? Aircraft can generate both aerodynamic contrails and exhaust contrails.
Why Divorce Is Harder On Women's Hearts
When it comes to the fallout from a divorce, one spouse is harmed more by it’s biological and psychological effects on the heart