Paving roads for the future

The global road network is one of the largest systems ever built by man. In the United States alone, the total length of roadway exceeds 6.6 million kilometres – enough to circle the Earth 165 times. While relatively simple to build as compared to other structures – like skyscrapers or dams – the sheer scale of the global network makes road construction one of the largest sources of material consumption on our planet. While road

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Why Tunnels Don’t Collapse

Tunnels play an important role in our constructed environment as passageways for mines, conveyance for utilities, and routes for transportation. But, excavating a tunnel underground in unstable material can lead to some dangerous situations, like the 2010 mining accident in Chile when 33 men were trapped deep in subsurface for more than 2 months. Rocks are heavy. That may seem self-evident, like many fundamental principles of civil engineering. But when you build things underground, it

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A Little about wild Animals and their homes!

Wild Animal’ is a term that refers to animals that are not generally domesticated. Wild animals live in forests. The major wild animals in India are elephant, tiger, lion, rhino, bear, etc. Wild animals are a living resource that will extinct and be replaced by others of their kind. Wild animals play a vital role in balancing the environment and provides stability to many natural processes of nature. These are found in all ecosystems, Deserts,

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What precautions should be taken with wildlife while travelling South Africa?

By reading the points below you may get the impression that wildlife viewing is a dangerous activity. That is not the case. Wildlife viewing can be considered very safe as long as you treat the animals with care and use common sense. Your professional guide is there to ensure your safety. The advice below is solely intended to further decrease the risks which are already small. Always follow your guide’s guidelines and instructions. Stay in

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5 Things You Must Include in Your Daily Diet: Ayurveda Diet

Ayurveda is an ancient Indian medicinal philosophy which mentions leading a life totally based on one’s doshas. It functions on the ideology that every person has a combination of three energy types (doshas)- Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Vata which comprises air and space, Pitta comprises fire and water and Kapha comprises the energy of the earth and water.These all three energy types are present in human being, Ayurveda emphasizes that everyone has one dominant dosha

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