91 Years Ago: Worst Engineering Disaster in California History

At 11:57 PM on 12 March 1928 and then cascading into 13 March, the St. Francis Dam, north of Los Angeles, failed. Designed by William Mulholland, the man who was hailed for bringing water to the City of Angels, there is another dam, designed exactly the same, still in...

A World-Wide Pandemic?

The Hot Zone was a #1 bestseller when it came out in 1995. It also got me thinking. When we deployed overseas one of the things our team medics had to study and brief the rest of the team on was the medical threats in our area of operations. I was on my sixth Dave...