Stunning Earthquake Map - If you have ever wondered where — and why — earthquakes happen the most, look no further than a new map, which plots more than a centurys worth of nearly every recorded earthquake strong enough to at least rattle the bookshelves.  The map shows earthquakes of magnitude 4.0 or greater since 1898; each is marked in a lightning-bug hue that glows brighter with increasing magnitude. - Credit: John Nelson, IDV Solutions.

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Stunning Earthquake Map - If you have ever wondered where — and why — earthquakes happen the most, look no further than a new map, which plots more than a centurys worth of nearly every recorded earthquake strong enough to at least rattle the bookshelves. The map shows earthquakes of magnitude 4.0 or greater since 1898; each is marked in a lightning-bug hue that glows brighter with increasing magnitude. - Credit: John Nelson, IDV Solutions.

Volcano Eruption. We first did this two years ago and revisit the experiment at least twice a year. We made our volcano out of plaster and it has stood the test of time!

Volcano Eruption. We first did this two years ago and revisit the experiment at least twice a year. We made our volcano out of plaster and it has stood the test of time!

Dome Homes in Brenham TX.  Concrete domes are strong, highly resistant to damage by earthquake, lightning, hurricane, and wind. FEMA rates this type of construction as ‘near-absolute protection’ from F5 tornadoes and Category 5 Hurricanes.

Dome Homes in Brenham TX. Concrete domes are strong, highly resistant to damage by earthquake, lightning, hurricane, and wind. FEMA rates this type of construction as ‘near-absolute protection’ from F5 tornadoes and Category 5 Hurricanes.

An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

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An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

Path of an Earthquake which causes an unbelievable amount of damage (medium range spell)

Financial Earthquakes and East Coast Tremblers

Path of an Earthquake which causes an unbelievable amount of damage (medium range spell)

Earthquake in Japan : A whirlpool is seen near Oarai City, Ibaraki Prefecture, northeastern Japan, March 11, 2011.

Earthquake in Japan : A whirlpool is seen near Oarai City, Ibaraki Prefecture, northeastern Japan, March 11, 2011.

Bridge to nowhere. 37 Images Of The Eerily Beautiful Way Nature Reclaims What We Abandon

This Genius IKEA Hack Is The Best One Yet — And It Only Costs $10

Bridge to nowhere. 37 Images Of The Eerily Beautiful Way Nature Reclaims What We Abandon

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