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Weeki Wachee Mermaid Theater to once again feature clamshell roof


  • WUFT-FM (Gainesville, Fla.)

The Newton Perry Underwater Theatre at Weeki Wachee State Park is undergoing extensive roof renovations that will restore the facility's iconic clamshell roof. Originally built in 1959, the clamshell … Read More

Video: Lego-like blocks integrated into 3D modeling


  • (Australia)

Gravity, a London-based company, has developed an augmented reality application that makes use of Duplo blocks -- large Legos -- to help create 3D modeling with relative ease. The program uses gyrosco… Read More

Researcher: Better materials needed to prevent concrete corrosion


  • Daily Commercial News

Canadian engineer Jieying Zhang says more research is needed to increase the lifespan of concrete bridges and other structures. Zhang and her colleagues at the National Research Council have been look… Read More