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Hope Floats in a Concrete Canoe

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June 24, 2013
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Does concrete float? Teams representing 23 schools were judged on how well they applied their engineering skills to building boats from concrete. The concrete canoes were more than four times heavier than same-size canoes made of wood.


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Buzz60 (Apr. 24, 2013) — South African music festival Oppikoppi says it will allow its attendees to get their beers in an inventive way. Through aerial drones. Partiers will supposedly be able to order beers on their phone which will be flown to them on a drone which would drop the beer off with a parachute so it floats to the person who bought it, hopefully.
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Sagging Wisconsin Bridge Causes Detour of 40,000 Drivers Per Day

Sagging Wisconsin Bridge Causes Detour of 40,000 Drivers Per Day

Newsy (Sep. 26, 2013) — The problem appears to be caused by a concrete support structure that settled, causing the road to sag.
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"Smarter" Cities for China

"Smarter" Cities for China

Xinhua News Agency (Sep. 14, 2012) — This year marked the first time in history that more Chinese were living in cities than in the countryside. But the rapid urbanization is causing many so-called "urban diseases," ranging from reducing traffic jams to confronting the unique infrastructure challenges for those living in concrete jungles. An expert at the Smart City Expo China 2012 says smarter technology may offer the solution.
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Glowing Plants Coming to a Garden Near You?

Glowing Plants Coming to a Garden Near You?

Newsy (May 11, 2013) — The people behind the Glowing Plant project hope to bioengineer plants so they'll glow and maybe even replace streetlights someday.
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