After being hit by two consecutive Category 4 and 5 Hurricanes back to back, the most recent being Category 4 Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico is completely without power. Here is Drone Footage of the widespread damage, and flooding to Puerto Rico in San Juan and Canóvanas.
After being hit by consecutive Hurricanes, the most recent being Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s Lake Guajataca Dam was structurally damaged, and then completely fails – 70,000 people impacted by flooding.
The Laotian Nam Ao Dam collapsed in the Thathom district, Xaysomboun Province on September 11, 2017. The footage was captured by an onlooker from higher, safe ground showing construction workers trying to save their equiptment and their lives.
A 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico on Tuesday September 19, 2017, the epicenter was located near Puebla, Mexico. The Death toll has rised to over 217. Here is a video captured during the earthquake in Mexico city just moments before a building collapse.
Lowe’s Innovation Labs, in partnership with the Assistive Robotics Lab at Virginia Tech, is kicking off our employee exosuit pilot with the stock employees at Lowe’s of Christiansburg, VA. Lowe’s stock employees are responsible for the critical task of unloading every truck delivery and moving all products onto the sales floor. The lift-assistance exosuits are designed specifically to keep these employees strong and healthy.
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) demonstrates the Navy’s electromagnetic railgun initial rep-rate fires of multi-shot salvos at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division. The revolutionary railgun relies on a massive electrical pulse, rather than gunpowder or other chemical propellants, to launch projectiles at distances over 100 nautical miles – and at speeds that exceed Mach 6.