For centuries the Mexican town of San Juan de la Vega has been celebrating a festival that consists of attaching homemade explosives to sledgehammers and then swinging them against railroad ties. What could possibly go wrong?
Methane hydrate buried below permafrost and the ocean floor could meet the world’s energy needs for 100 years – but would extracting it be catastrophic for the climate?
At least 24 people are reported to have been killed in Mexico, after a fuel truck crashed into a passenger bus. The vehicles burst into flames, with many of those inside perishing in the blaze.
US authorities have posted a call for proposals on two different kinds of wall - one solid concrete, one see-through. It has to look aesthetically pleasing, but only on the American side.
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