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Durable Roman Concrete Provides Green Inspiration
2013-06-05 08:43:38

An international team of geologists and engineers have found inspiration in ancient Rome for their quest to make a greener and more durable concrete.

2011-12-12 23:27:43

It's no surprise that humans the world over use more water, by volume, than any other material.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.