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Buildings and structures take careful planning in order to ensure that they don't collapse or fail in any way. Structural engineers analyze and study the way in which buildings support loads.

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10 Cool Engineering Tricks the Romans Taught Us

When it came to building or improving things, the ancient Romans really knew their stuff. Which cool engineering tricks did they pass along to us?


What caused the World Trade Center towers to collapse on 9/11?

 What caused the World Trade Center towers to collapse on 9/11?

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Floating Bridges on the Brain: The Ultimate Floating Bridge Quiz

 Floating Bridges on the Brain: The Ultimate Floating Bridge Quiz

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 The Ultimate World's Greatest Roller Coasters Quiz

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Will the Leaning Tower of Pisa ever fall?

 Will the Leaning Tower of Pisa ever fall?

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10 Cool Engineering Tricks the Romans Taught Us

 10 Cool Engineering Tricks the Romans Taught Us

These cool engineering tricks the Romans taught us heavily influenced the evolution of modern architecture. Learn about 10 Roman engineering tricks. See more »

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 Skyscraper Pictures

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10 Expensive Restorations

 10 Expensive Restorations

10 expensive restorations are explained in this article. Learn about 10 expensive restorations. See more »

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Does a water tower freeze in the winter? Learn about water towers in this article. See more »

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 World Records: Buildings

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Top 10 Structurally Amazing Bridges

 Top 10 Structurally Amazing Bridges

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