Here is an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal about the high level research that is taking place in the AC Martin designed National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
February 20, 2014
A new world record was set in downtown Los Angeles as the foundation of the 73-story hotel at Wilshire Grand Center had more than 2,100 truckloads of concrete poured into it. Adrian Arambulo reports for the NBC4 News.  
February 18, 2014
As of Monday, the Wilshire Grand workers have set a Guinness World Record by pouring 42,930 tons of concrete in one go for the construction of the Hotel in Los Angeles.  
February 18, 2014