If Walter White was a Shell Oil engineer....

His Winnebago would be this. A Prelude! The largest floating platform to ever take to water. Instead of cooking meth in the desert, he and professor Pinkman would be sucking up natural gas from the Australian coast and, on-site, converting it to liquid natural gas for transport. The traditional process was to suck up… » 12/17/14 2:40pm Wednesday 2:40pm

The Future of the US Navy is powered by a consumer engine war

The US Navy has always been interested in testing new propulsion technologies or combining what's already on-the-shelf in new ways for greater efficiency. The new Zumwalt class destroyers, for example, will have gas turbine-electric propulsion provided by two Rolls Royce Trent jet engines. While the turbine-electric… » 7/06/14 10:01am 7/06/14 10:01am