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Nice Quiet Day At Home

Nothing else I know settles out my blood pressure better than gazing out the window into my back yard. Juniper trees proliferate and so do the scrub jays and Mexican jays screaming and chattering in the woods. 480 more words


67 Years and the Unresolved Water Crisis

Lord Mountbatten after realizing the dire need of a separate homeland for Muslims and Hindus, declared that power would be transferred from the British to the Indians by June 1947. 672 more words


World’s Largest Dam Removal Unleashes U.S. River After Century of Electric Production

Another great story about the Elwha River and the world’s largest dam removal project. See also another blog post regarding the Elwha river here. 14 more words


Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge

Over 800 feet below is the Colorado River. This recreation area is easy access from Las Vegas with just less than an hour’s drive.

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Boring children with engineering

Triple F’s exams are coming up in a couple of weeks and, to celebrate, she has decided to revive a tradition from our original university endeavours, namely to get inordinately sick at the worst possible time. 307 more words


Dam Debt

The Mosul dam has generated quite a bit of interest of late. The news that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) had captured the “most dangerous dam in the world”, suitably  formerly known as the Saddam Dam, was widely reported in the media.  805 more words

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Palmer wins inaugural Sparco GP2 award

Jolyon Palmer has won the inaugural Sparco GP2 competition.

The award is a new addition to this year’s championship and is given to the driver who has shown the most competitiveness and sportsmanship throughout the European events. 99 more words