I Want To Build All These Amazing Alternative Lighthouses

A new lighthouse would probably be a fitting memorial to the 2012 sinking of the Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy. Open-idea competition platform matterbetter has been running a contest to design a new lighthouse concept to live at the spot where the ship capsized, and while the entries aren’t realistic, they’re… » 8/03/15 9:00pm 8/03/15 9:00pm

Here's how engineers salvaged Italy's massive shipwreck

Yesterday, engineers successfully led one of the largest salvage operations in history on the shipwrecked Costa Concordia, which smashed into a small Italian island twenty months ago. Workers were able to right the ship in roughly 19 hours. This graphic shows how they did it, and how they'll float it away. » 9/17/13 10:40am 9/17/13 10:40am