How does an Underwater City get Electricity?

You might have been wondering how the underwater city of Aquataine keeps the lights on. For sure, power could be supplied by an undersea power cable. That would have to have a power source, and that would probably be on the surface somewhere. The thing is, I moved the coast of the United States back … Continue reading How does an Underwater City get Electricity?

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It’s a Flashback!

I have for you today, ladies and gentlemen, somewhat of a surprise. While on a bit of an information scavenger hunt the other day, I came across the Carroll County Commuter, a blog I started several years ago while riding the MARC train and the DC Metro to work. There are some similarities to the … Continue reading It’s a Flashback!

How to Build a Dome

Let me be perfectly clear—I have never built a high-strength polymer dome over a major city. At least, I’ve never actually built a dome over an actual city. But, I did enjoy my actual time with a fictitious work crew while they taught me the basics of building a dome over a somewhat real city. … Continue reading How to Build a Dome

Founding Day Celebration Rocks Aquataine!

By Benjamin Maxwell BALTIMORE – April 22, 2040: Long-time readers of my columns might be in for a surprise, as this is my last ever from the wonderful city of Baltimore. But fear not, my loyal readers, for this is a happy occasion. Today, we celebrate the founding of the re-envisioned city of Aquataine, Baltimore’s … Continue reading Founding Day Celebration Rocks Aquataine!

Dome Foundation to be Completed March 21 Around Baltimore

-----Original Message----- From: Ben Maxwell <benjamin.maxwell@bos-chron.com> To: Franklin Maxwell <frankiemax@rhappahanock-engineering.va.us> Sent: Wed, Mar 16, 2035 3:01 pm Subject: Dome Foundation Around Baltimore Hi son, Just dropping a note to say that Mom and I are back in Baltimore to watch the completion of the foundation for the dome. Well, I’m in town for the foundation. … Continue reading Dome Foundation to be Completed March 21 Around Baltimore