The 5 Most Impressive Infrastructure Projects of the Year

Each year, the American Society of Civil Engineers gives out an award to celebrate the sheer size and complexity and awesomeness of infrastructure projects built by Americans. From an Antarctic research station on hydraulic stilts to an flyover railroad crossing, this year's five finalists are truly remarkable. » 8/07/14 9:00am 8/07/14 9:00am

The Halley VI Modular Lab Keeps Moving to Avoid Death-by-Ice

The Antarctic ice shelf is among the most hostile, uninhabitable environments on the face of the Earth. However, with virtually zero atmospheric pollution and low levels of electromagnetic interference, it is also one of the best places on the planet for climate, atmospheric, and geological research. But how do you… » 2/05/13 12:00pm 2/05/13 12:00pm