China's controversial artificial island project is nearing completion, according to Chinese foreign minister Lu Kang. The operation to resurface the Spratly Islands continues in the face of heightening international protest. Read more >>
Seph Lawless, an artist and chronicler of all things ruin-related, recently visited several abandoned amusement parks in the US. He returned with some pretty creepy pictures. We’ve got a gallery. See more >>
Los Angeles is working on becoming one of the most bike-friendly cities in the US by laying down a network of bike lanes. And this cute pint-sized street sweeper employed by the city makes sure they’re kept free of debris. Awwwwww. Read More >>
The sad state of America’s bridges is a perennial topic amongst engineers and politicians, all of whom have a plan to fix them. A post from the ESA shows how one of the best tools for repair is actually hanging out in Low Earth Orbit.
The film takes place in a parched, near-future Australia, where the control of water is the greatest power. As it happens, over the past 20 years Australia has weathered one of the most devastating droughts on the planet.
This enormous, cathedral-like building is the main water tank of the Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel facility in Tokyo, which is the world’s largest underground flood diversion facility. Read More >>