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Monday, 24 August 2015 09:00

Buildings Prone to Earthquakes

There is a significant percentage of buildings in India that is prone to earthquake since these buildings are not constructed as per proper code.

A bridge that served for more than 100 years the residents of Pennsylvania, in the northeastern United States, was demolished by the authorities on Wednesday, due to the fact that an inspection revealed major deterioration.

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Wednesday, 22 July 2015 12:01

Historical Building Of Kodak Demolished

The building 53 at the Industrial Park of New York collapsed, putting an end to an entire era of analogue photography that gave way to the digital era.

The use of mobile devices for internet access, such as tablets and cell phones is increasing globally. More and more internet traffic originates from these devices, and in many cases, websites are not yet properly designed to be easily viewed with these devices.

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A WWII era, one-ton bomb was unearthed in the German city of Cologne during preparations for the construction of a pipeline last week. Roughly 20,000 people were forced to leave their homes so that authorities could defuse the bomb. The unexploded US-made device was found 16 feet underground on the left bank of the Rhine river near Mülheim Bridge.

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Legislation introduced by New York City Councilman Donovan Richards (D-Queens) would prohibit the exterior and interior lighting at night for roughly 40,000 buildings. The bill is a part of the city’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050. Decreased lighting usage is of particular interest to meet this goal as 70 percent of New York’s carbon emissions come from buildings in the city. The bill states that a $1000 fine will be issued for non-compliance.