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Quirky News: Better traffic light idea gets squashed, Commuter Barbie, Naked Archimedes, Car kissing

In our panel discussion with Brian Smith and Errol Smith we take a light-hearted look at stories including: Engineer who pointed out traffic signal flaw fined for unlicensed engineering Parody “commuter barbie” doll listens to NPR, hates manspreaders Naked statue of Archimedes could distract drivers People Locked In A 50-Hour Kissing Contest For A Free

Gladesville Bridge – How a young engineer made history

Overdrive recently reported on the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Sydney Gladesville Bridge. At the time of construction it was the longest concrete arch bridge in the world. The design for such an outstanding achievement is usually given to an elder statement of the civil engineering profession, who by now would have passed