Construction

Why Is There a Lumber Shortage in the U.S.?

Several major lumber mills cut back on their production when COVID-19 arrived in the U.S. earlier this year, citing concerns of a worsening economy and the health and safety of their employees.

Man Fired By Employer For Not Attending Bible Class

"He said 'You're not going to tell me how to run my own company.' I said 'I'm not trying to tell you how to run your own company, but you're not going to tell me what God to pray to.'"

New Jersey Township Discriminated Against Muslims

The lawyer who represented the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge applauded the settlement. "Municipalities around the country should pay close attention to what happened in Bernards Township."

Will Skyscrapers Ruin Paris?

Parisian officials have just approved the city's first skyscraper in 42 years—and many locals want nothing to do with it.

Ruthless German... Inefficiency?

Unbuilt transport hubs and cultural landmarks mired in delays have become the butt of jokes in a nation famous for its efficiency

The Destruction of Istanbul

The Turkish prime minister's bid to turn his capital into a futuristic 'dream city' spells disaster for residents

Chernobyl Redux

From high-end tourism to one of the world's most ambitious engineering projects, strange things are happening at the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history, which could still kill plenty of people