October 2022

Archaeologists Dig Up 1,400-Year-Old Native American Canal in Alabama

The nearly mile-long structure allowed inhabitants to paddle to rich fishing grounds and access trade routes

#america #antiquity #engineering

December 2021

Big Wind Is The Meanest Firefighting Tank You Ever Saw

Cue people in the comments pointing out that 1) the machine was hardly unique, and 2) conventional firefighting methods were often just as effective. As if that could diminish the sheer awesomeness of this thing. It even inspired a Romanian action movie back in the day.

#cool #engineering

January 2021

Read this before you buy a Soviet camera

#vintage #photos #engineering

July 2019

Thaddeus Kosciusko: The Polish Engineer You Never Heard of who Saved America

#america #engineering #history

The Mystery of Florida's Cannonball-Eating Spanish Fort

#america #engineering #history

January 2019

This Tiny Kentucky Town Literally Moved A Mountain In One Of The Largest Engineering Feats In The World

#america #engineering

January 2018

The Vintage Beauty Of Soviet Control Rooms

#vintage #engineering #photos

March 2016

Has BART’s cutting-edge 1972 technology design come back to haunt it?

#trains #engineering

February 2014

Robot army 'to help alleviate future floods'

#environment #engineering #robots