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
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.
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…
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.
Forget Passwords: How Playing Games Can Make Computers More Secure
A new security approach would let users input patterns instead of words to verify identity
The Ultimate Guide to Buying CBD Oil
Cannabidiol or CBD Hemp Oil has been one of the most amazing discoveries in recent years. CBD Oil claims many benefits that seem to include many chronic ailments.
Why cities may save our climate
While it’s easy to feel despair over the scant federal response to climate change, it misses a true bright spot in environmental action: our cities.
How the Chromebook quietly grew into the machine that's about to change the computer industry
Chrome OS is the future of laptops. It's no longer still just a browser.
Is Your Small Business at Risk?, How to Get People to Like You, Enter to Win $20,000 and Other...
Is Your Small Business at Risk?, How to Get People to Like You, Enter to Win $20,000 and Other Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know
A Guide to Portland Record Stores
NORTH PORTLAND Beacon Sound 3636 N Mississippi Ave., wearebeaconsound.com. Noon-7 pm daily. With its clean, minimalist design, Beacon Sound has the air of an art gallery, which might als,Music Stories