Structural Engineers Bre: [Brought to you by] Disaster Ready?

Structural Engineers Bre: [Brought to you by] Disaster Ready?

by David Klinghoffer Properly constructed houses can withstand storms, earthquakes, and floods – but the situation is a lot murkier for those homes built with materials with a poor history of protecting their owners….

How the World Cup played into a global power struggle

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How the World Cup played into a global power struggle

It was an uncomfortable moment. Mohamed bin Hammam, who until last week was the head of Qatar’s secretariat of soccer diplomacy, was being grilled by a trio of former Qatar Football Association executives who…

Thanksgiving 2018: The Top 20

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Thanksgiving 2018: The Top 20

Thank God, Thanksgiving is here! Despite the dry air, unseasonably cool temperatures, and a few winter storms that will kick off the holiday with an icy mix in the Northeast, it still seems like…

APEC summit coverage: What you need to know

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APEC summit coverage: What you need to know

Here’s everything we know about what’s happening in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit this week. And we’ll be keeping you updated on the summit on Twitter: Meeting of world leaders in Vietnam’s Danang. President…

Buffy Sainte-Marie stamps

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Buffy Sainte-Marie stamps

Canada Post has announced the upcoming 2019 Kathy Spicer National Stamp Collection will recognize Buffy Sainte-Marie with a very special stamp. The country has a long history of celebrating its Indigenous peoples. Buffy Sainte-Marie…