Ever wondered why modern buildings don’t have exterior fire escapes? Who gets to name streets? What are those cryptic spray-painted markings on the ground? Roman Mars and Kurt Kohlstedt’s book delves into the fascinating stories behind the important but subtle things city-dwellers experience on a daily basis.
Awesome Civil Engineering
While most airports have designed their runways to take advantage of wind patterns, some have less than optimal layouts for efficiency and safety. Real Engineering takes out a clean sheet of paper to explain what he thinks the ideal runway setup might look like.