This week we begin our new series on Engineered Wonders - those bafflingly large projects that make us impressed with, and a little scared of, the Human Race. First up: The Panama Canal!
- Ryan Haupt graciously wrote and performed an intro for this episode. You should get to know him!
-Check out his great science show, Science...Sort Of
-And chat with him on Twitter, @haupt
- Hamilton. You in? Get in.
- But seriously, the death toll in the Panama Canal Construction was crazy!
- Furthermore, the Nicaraguan Canal is a really bad idea. ecologically and socially.