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How Cable-stayed Bridges Are Connecting the World

On October 11 2009, the Korean city of Incheon witnessed a quite incredible sight. Some 20,000 men and women ran along the newly constructed Incheon Bridge, one of the longest cable-stayed bridges on the planet. For the runners, the event was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Before the bridge’s construction, only one

Tunnel Boring Machine Specialist Sheds Light on His Trade

Ju-Young Oh is a manager at Samsung C&T’s Civil Estimation and Engineering Team. He specializes in Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) technology. This year, he has been included on Marquis’ ‘Who’s Who’ list, one of the world’s leading biographical directories, thanks to a work he published entitled Research on Ground Response in

“Thank You Small Libraries” Look to Inspire Future Leaders in Ghana

Henry Kim fondly recalls helping students at the OSU Presbyterian Cluster of Schools in Ghana. Through Kim’s efforts and the support of several other volunteers, OSU school students opened a new library – the first in its 60-year history. “I can’t forget the children’s smiling faces as we brought in

Why Tourists Can’t Get Enough of the World’s Tallest Building

Mankind has been captivated by the idea of tall buildings since the dawn of time. For some, there is something almost transcendental about the experience of seeing grand, manmade structures with your own eyes. Normally imperious Napoleon Bonaparte, upon arriving in Egypt in 1798, is said to have told his

Shakespeare and Roses at Everland’s 2016 Annual Rose Festival

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” says the love-smitten heroine of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. William Shakespeare, who died 400 years ago this year, lived in a world full of roses and rose-themed symbolism – the flower lent its name to the War of the Roses, a

Hearts and Arts Make Difference at Heartist House

In the heart of Samcheong-dong, one of the oldest and most fashionable neighborhoods in Seoul, lies a lifestyle shop with a difference. Like the other trendy boutique-like stores in the area, Heartist House is packed to the rafters with some of the smartest-looking clobber and accessories in town. But more

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