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Massive Panama Canal Expansion Enters Final Phase

The project to expand the Panama Canal and let larger ships pass through is entering its final year.

Panama Canal

California's drought is 'a harbinger of the coming global water crisis'

A dry canal is seen running off the Colorado River Aqueduct in Hayfield Lake, California.

The four-year California drought is causing unparalleled devastation to the region.

Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch think it’s going to get a lot worse.

"We view the unprecedented drought in California

California Drought

With Another $35 Million In Financing, Energy Storage Company Ambri Is Getting Ready For Prime Time

Last month, Ambri – a battery company focused on developing a low-cost electricity storage technology – announced that it had closed on $35 million of series C financing. This money was raised from a combination of new and existing investors (the latter including Khosla Ventures, Bill Gates and the …


Hydrogenics Secures Utility-Scale Energy Storage Project

Hydrogenics, an Ontario-based fuel cell equipment manufacturer, inked a deal with E.ON, Germany‘s largest investor-owned electric utility, to install a 1 megawatt “power-to-gas” energy storage system in Hamburg, Germany.

The energy storage system will produce hydrogen using excess power generated …


Beijing Selected as Host of 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing was awarded the hosting rights to the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, setting up the Chinese capital to become the first city to stage both the Summer and Winter Games.

Members of the International Olympic Committee, which is holding its annual congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this week, …


Beijing to try to cap population at 23 million by 2020 | Reuters

Beijing will try to cap its population at 23 million in 2020, Vice Mayor Li Shixiang said on Friday, as the Chinese capital comes under pressure from a severe water shortage.

The city's population has expanded rapidly in recent years, as migrants from other parts of the country arrive seeking …


Shell's Henry confirms Browse FLNG under pressure on returns, costs

Royal Dutch Shell has signalled that a final go-ahead next year for the Browse floating liquefied natural gas project in Western Australia is far …

News (Australia)


Grilled Tuna Steak with Triple Peppercorn Sauce and Crispy Red Onions

April 10, 2014
Dinner, Grilling, Seafood

Serves: 4

Green Peppercorn Cognac Sauce
2 …


Petronas-led consortium vows to build B.C. LNG terminal

An international consortium has committed to building a massive liquefied natural gas terminal in British Columbia as long as the project receives federal environmental approval.

The Pacific NorthWest LNG joint venture led by Malaysia’s state-owned Petronas said on Thursday that giving conditional …

News (Canada)

Southwest light rail cost estimate jumps to $2B

Officials blame ground conditions and soil contamination for much of the $341 million additional cost. Gov. Dayton says he's "shocked and appalled" …

Commuter Rail

Ministers received rail upgrade warning 'before election'

Ministers were warned before the election that major rail upgrades might have to be delayed, the BBC has learnt.

Network Rail boss Mark Carne said the Department for Transport was told in March that decisions about deferring schemes could be due within months.

The department had previously said it …

UK Politics

Vietnam Constructs World’s Largest Dragon-Shaped Bridge – And It Breathes Fire!

To celebrate the 38th anniversary of the liberation of Da Nang, the government of Vietnam has constructed the world's largest dragon-shaped bridge …


New Champlain Bridge construction begins with $4.24-billion price tag

The new Champlain Bridge will cost $4.24 billion over the next 34 years, with construction set to be completed by December 2018.The figure, covering …


Longfellow Bridge construction delayed by two years

Disruptive traffic restrictions on the Longfellow Bridge will be extended by two years until about December 2018 because of complications associated …


Bacon and Whiskey BBQ Sauce

Bacon and Whiskey BBQ Sauce is sure to make you a superstar cook at your next BBQ. This is such a unique but oh so lip smacking good BBQ sauce that …


5 Expert Grilling Tips for Better Holiday Cookouts: DIY Guy

There are few subjects that can incite an argument as quickly as how best to grill food. It seems that everyone has a preferred, surefire method for grilling the perfect meal. And that's especially true of guys.

(Photograph by Merle Henkenius)

There are few subjects that can incite an argument as …


Southwestern Grilled Chicken Recipe with Lime Butter

No more boring chicken dinners. This Southwestern Grilled Chicken Recipe with Lime Butter is an easy way to take an ordinary chicken and turn it into …


21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.

You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. …

Vegan Recipes

House Passes Three-Month Highway Bill

WASHINGTON—The House passed a bill to reauthorize and replenish the federal highway funding program through Oct. 29, aiming to avoid a funding cutoff due to begin Saturday without congressional action.

The vote on the three-month highway bill was 385-34, sending the measure to the Senate, which is …


Spiced Chicken BLT Sandwiches

In a small bowl combine the spice ingredients.

In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon until crisp, 10 to 12 minutes, turning …


$60 billion in oil sands projects frozen due to crude prices collapse — report

Earlier this year Wood Mackenzie said it expected expects $12-billion worth of projects in the Canadian oil and gas sector to be deferred this year, …


Indy's rapid transit plan moving fast

U.S. Department of Transportation Sec. Anthony Foxx said Indianapolis' planned bus rapid transportation system will receive technical assistance from …


How will China tackle the infrastructure challenges of megacities?

China has a thing for megacities. The country is building one megacity out of a nine-city region in the country’s Pearl River Delta, two more farther …


The Best Gas Grills Under $500, 2015 Edition

The best gas grills under $500

Editor's Note: We've been longtime admirers of the folks behind, the site dedicated to unraveling the science of barbecue and grilling. You won't find a better source for thoroughly researched and well-tested techniques, tips, and recipes for cooking


Making Argentinian Grills for American Cooks

When Time magazine sent foreign correspondent Charles Eisendrath to Paris in the 1960s and ’70s, he fell in love with the food. When the magazine …


Cajun Burgers With Spicy Remoulade

Instead of cooking up plain beef burgers all season, have your hand-ground beef chuck cozy up to smoky Cajun andouille sausage to create patties that ooze with flavor. Replace the typical burger topping trio (lettuce, onion, and tomato) with the NOLA trinity (bell pepper, onion, and celery). Top it …


Deep Machine Learning: GE and BP Will Connect Thousands of Subsea Oil Wells to the Industrial Internet

By Tomas Kellner

In 1894, California businessman Henry L. Williams drilled a pair of oil wells at the end of a pier sticking out 300 feet into the …


Why Flyfish for pike? "Pike get big.. They're strong... The private no 1 reason I flyfish for northern pike is they hit the fly with bad intentions. That's the only way to describe it." (Berry Reynolds, In pursuit of the water wolf) #FlyFishingNation #pikeonthefly #badmanneredtakes

The Secret Life of Guides

Sure, the men and women who take us skiing, fishing, rafting, and climbing get to work in beautiful country. But they also have to deal with 16-hour days, dirty diapers, beach sex, rogue clients, hangovers, low pay, bear encounters, and love affairs that aren't always a good idea. Don't believe us? …