The Worst: Stupid Engineering Mistakes

Wired has a concise article on-line outlining what they think are the Top 10 worst engineering mistakes in history. This kind of stuff always makes me laugh, then it makes me wonder what other mistakes haven't been uncovered yet that affect all of our daily lives. Like number 4 on the list, for example. Thankfully my laptop battery had a full charge that night and made it through two complete DVDs. ;)

3. Vasa, 1628 Three hundred years before the Titanic, the Vasa was the biggest sailing vessel of its day. The overloaded ship ruled the seas for all of a mile before she took on water through her too-low gun ports and promptly capsized.


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