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The Kodiak Queen: A Naval Ship’s New Life

In Spring 2017, British businessman Richard Branson intentionally sunk a decorated naval ship, the Kodiak Queen (previously the YO-44) off the shore of Virgin Gorda, a part of the British Virgin Islands (BVI)...

Understanding The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919

Ninety-nine years ago, on an unseasonably warm January day, 2 million gallons of black, sticky molasses flooded the streets in Boston’s North End neighborhood. This deadly wave resulted in 21 people dead and...

Petroleum Product of the Week: Fishing Rods

If you’ve ever gone fishing, you know how important it is to use a fishing rod that’s appropriate for what you’re fishing for. One type of fishing may require a fast action rod that bends less of the pole if...

How Car Recycling Works

When it comes to reusing, most of us probably encounter recycling options for things like paper and plastic near daily. These are the obvious ones and are fairly easy to recycle. However, they’re not the...

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All About Alcohol-Powered Racing Cars

Alcohol has been used as a means of fuel for a long time. Butanol, ethanol, methanol, and propanol can be chemically or biologically synthesized and can be used in internal combustion engines. Racing cars are among the...

What is Engine Oil Analysis?

Engine oil analysis is a key component of regular maintenance routines. It’s a quick and efficient way to test the health of an automobile’s engine. Oil viscosity is the number one factor in determining engine health...

The History Behind Diesel Train Engines

I’ve always loved trains; there’s just something magical about them (possibly thanks to a certain wizard we all know). And that magic was a powerful part of why they had such a big impact on the way industries grew and...