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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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.