Why the 747 Was More Than an Airplane

Looking at the end of Boeing 747 history, we see that we are saying good-bye to much more than an airplane.

Santa’s Delivery Schedule

Looking at Santa’s delivery schedule, we see a slew of gargantuan numbers that show what he amazingly accomplishes in just one night.

The Many Sides of African Food Insecurity

In a new paper, the IMF describes the prevalence of sub-Saharan food insecurity, its causes, and what needs to be targeted to diminish it.

The (Chicken/Egg) Problem With Your EV

Wondering which comes first, the cars or the charging capability, we might have a chicken egg problem for our EV charging stations.

How the Ever Forward Is Like Her Sister

Whether it’s the Ever Given or the Ever Forward (or the Ever Dainty and Ever Cozy), huge container ships have created cargo delays.

Comparing Santa and UPS

Whether it’s what Santa does in 31 hours or the route of a UPS driver, comparing Santa Claus and UPS shows the holiday’s challenges.

What We Need To Know About E-ZPass

One of the little noticed transformative impacts on our lives was the arrival of toll-by-plate, aka, E-ZPass or AET (All Electronic Tolling).

What We Can Learn From a Hot Tub

Affecting goods that range from stoves to couches, the causes of pandemic delivery delays can be shown by a disrupted hot tub supply chain.

A Lesson for Rail Transit From the Eastern Shuttle

Far behind other countries, high-speed rail transit in the U.S. just needs to copy what the Eastern Shuttle long ago did for air travel.

How to Look at Infrastructure

To see the need for hard and soft infrastructure, we can look back at the catastrophic Donner Party and ahead to contemporary legislation.