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Another oil train derails in Canada

Posting here primarily to document the stresses and constraints associated with North America’s newfound oil and gas wealth (via Wunderground): Canadian National spokesman Louis-Antoine Paquin said 13 cars — four carrying petroleum crude oil and nine loaded with liquified petroleum gas — came off the tracks around 1 a.m.

October 19, 2013 — David Wogan
What is the World’s Busiest Airport?

What is the World’s Busiest Airport?

Is it Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, or Dubai International? Both apparently. But it depends on the metric. If you go by number of flights, then O'Hare is the world's busiest airport (881,933 flights in 2014), dethroning Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (868,359) after 10 years at the top - by this way of measuring.

January 29, 2015 — Tali Trigg
For the Holidays: Gingerbread Zoning Suggestions

For the Holidays: Gingerbread Zoning Suggestions

The obvious strain on gingerbread houses, jelleybean-and-honey fastening products, and other sugar-based infrastructure systems brings them to our attention during the holiday season.

December 24, 2013 — Scott Huler