Glass may be the most popular construction material in the modern age. But constructing with glass is challenging and dangerous. It spontaneously breaks and falls from skyscrapers and it even crushes warehouse workers. We investigate the scientific anomaly of nickel sulfide inclusion and its effect on glass
The vast majority of demolitions rely on the excavator to bring the building down. In this story we witness the perfect way to do it and contrast it with multiple examples of demolition by excavator fails. Operator error, unstable ground, unpredictable fall angles – we show it all.