Is that a nuclear plant? The story behind those towers at the Winter Olympics ski jump

But Beijing’s ski jump — Big Air Shougang — is drawing attention for its much edgier, urban setting. Behind the skiers launching themselves off the 60-meter-high (196-foot) ramp are furnaces, tall chimney stacks and cooling towers on the site of a former steel mill that for decades contributed to the Chinese capital’s notoriously polluted skies. … Read more