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Interesting Facts, Natural Disasters

Japan’s Floating Capsule for Future Floods

Japan’s Floating Capsule for Future Floods

Catastrophes like tsunami, earthquakes, typhoon, floods, etc. are among the deadliest, most devastating phenomenon affecting peoples’ lives. Some of these calamities come like a thief in the night, and we must prepare ourselves and be ready for these unpredictable calamities. In Japan, a Japanese company invented and developed a tiny version of the fabled Noah’s […]

October 9, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Natural Disasters, Top News

Quake and Tsunami Hit Japan

Quake and Tsunami Hit Japan

A powerful earthquake measuring 8.8 in magnitude struck northern Japan today producing tsunami as high as 6 meters and causing devastation across the country. The quake caused power outage that affected 4 million homes and buildings in Tokyo and nearby areas.   Farms and homes were washed away in the Miyagi prefecture.  An oil refinery and […]

March 11, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Facts, Natural Disasters

Anatomy of a Tsunami

Anatomy of a Tsunami

Gigantic waves that can level coastal communities demonstrate nature’s enormous power. Tsunami sprung from disturbances underneath the ocean such as volcanic eruptions and earthquakes. They may also occur after a huge meteorite impact or a nuclear testing where large amount of water are displaced, creating a ripple effect that reaches the shore. Man-made tsunami is […]

January 9, 2011 6 Comments / Read More >>