Women Engineers Share What They Love about Their Careers
In honor of Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, we asked some real-world women engineers at Burns & McDonnell to share what they love about engineering
What would actually happen if we stopped eating so much meat?
A new study shows just how much CO2 — and lives — we’d save if we just cut our meat consumption in half by 2050.
This Is How Sand Looks Magnified Up To 300 Times
Comparing something to a grain of sand is usually supposed to mean that it's small or insignificant, but Dr. Gary Greenberg's microscopic photography aims to turn this stereotype on its head. His photographs of miniscule grains of sands reveal that each grain of sand can be beautiful and unique. The sand in his images is full of remnants from various tropical sea organisms large and small.
Living On Top Of Forgotten Oil And Gas Wells
In many parts of the West, areas that are now houses and schools and shopping centers were once oil and gas fields. There's little in the way of a visible legacy, but hidden underground, there are hundreds of thousands of abandoned wells. An Inside Energy investigation has discovered that in many communities, new development is happening on top of those old wells.
How A Constant Speed Propeller Works
What's that blue lever next to the throttle? It's the propeller control, and when you fly a plane with a constant speed propeller, it gives you the ability to select the prop and engine speed you want for any situation. But what's the benefit, and how does it all work?
Two German restaurants make world's top 50
Two leaders in modern German cuisine made it onto a British food organization's annual list of the world's best restaurants, although both slipped in the rankings.
Funeral pre-planning information, tips, and testimonials
Every day families are faced with the ordeal of organizing a loved one’s funeral. Learn how preplanning your arrangements can give your family a gift they’ll never forget - peace of mind.
10 steps to take if you hope to retire soon
As we run through our daily to-do lists, retirement might seem like a lifetime away. But if you take these 10 steps now, you’ll be ready to roll into retirement.
The Secret to Great Storytelling You Can Learn From Bill Murray
You can master tone and structure, but it'll do you no good if you don't also have this.
Orrstown Bank closes three branches in Franklin County
Orrstown Financial Services Inc. has shuttered three branches in Franklin County in the wake of its merger last fall with a Mercersburg bank.