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How the CN Tower was Built

How the CN Tower was Built

For almost 50 years, the CN Tower has dominated the skyline here in Toronto, Canada as one of the tallest communication towers ever built, and as one of the greatest engineering achievements of the 20th century. Standing at just over 553 m, the tower opened to the public in the summer of 1976 as the …

trump imposes tariff on foreign washington

trump imposes tariff on foreign washington

Trump Imposes Tariffs On Foreign Washing Machines And Solar Equipment On Monday, the Trump administration announced the imposition of a 30% tariff on foreign solar panel equipment (cells and modules), and a 20% tariff on a number of washing machines. Here�s how the tariffs will work. The 30% solar tariff will will drop to 25% …

History – Design Behind the Bike (1/5)

History – Design Behind the Bike (1/5)

The history of the bicycle from its origins to the bike as we now know it can be traced back to the 1800s. The impact of this machine on worldwide society is without doubt and this impact continues to grow. Well the design of the bike seemed fairly straightforward and simple over a hundred years …

Canada set to impose $12B in tariffs on US

Canada set to impose $12B in tariffs on US

Canada has revealed retaliatory tariffs against U.S. duties on steel and aluminum. They’re set to go into place July 1. The tariffs target things like ketchup, boats, toilet paper, dishwasher fluid, playing cards, coffee and yogurt. They’ll total around $12.6 billion in U.S. goods. Mexico, Turkey and the European Union have also announced tariffs in …