The Science of Earthquakes and Fracking | Daily Infographic
The science of earthquakes is both fascinating and complicated, even in this over-simplified version.
Top 10 Most Dangerous Volcanoes #infographic
When Frodo and Sam finally made it to Mount Doom, they probably didn't stop to think about the type of volcano they were climbing. It's status: erupting, and eruption style: highly explosive, were probably self evident though. If you should ever find yourself in a similarly dire situation, this infographic might just help you pass the time with some useless trivia. Which volcanoes around the world are stratovolcanoes? Shells? Calderas? Which are dormant, restless, erupting, and active?…
Financial Earthquakes and East Coast Tremblers
The ground shook briefly today — an event measured in seconds. There was panic and fear among those who have never lived through a tremor. Perhaps it is, in a certain way, life altering — an end of an innocence of sorts. The news reports that followed went on hour after [...]
The 7 Worst Natural Disasters Of The Last Decade
Everyone is talking about the East Coast Earthquake and the approach of Hurricane Irene, but here's something to keep in mind: an estimated 825,870 people have died as a result of natural disasters in the last decade. The data is from insure.com, which also provides more details about each disaster.
Jello Earthquakes and a Shakin' Quakin' Foundation
Creative Learning | Jello earthquakes and marshmallow-toothpick structures make a fun object lesson when learning about this shaky, quaky Earth we live on.
Guidelines to Help You in an Earthquake. - PREPAREDNESS ADVICE
[/caption] A severe earthquake is one of the most frightening and destructive phenomena of nature. An earthquake is a sudden, rapid shaking of the earth, caused by the breaking and shifting of subterranean rock. … Guidelines to Help You in an Earthquake. Read More »
What is the Biggest Earthquake?
Through the years powerful earthquakes have been recorded all over the globe. Examine the world's biggest earthquakes and the most powerful tremors. Go over the most powerful tremors to rock the Earth and the highest death tolls recorded.
April 25, 2015 Nepal Earthquake Live Updates | Everest's 'deadliest day ever': Up to 18 climbers and sherpas feared dead, including Google executive, in avalanches caused by huge earthquake that killed at least 2,000 people across Himalayas. Avalanches were triggered by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that ripped through Nepal, India, China and Bangladesh. The earthquake is Nepal's worst natural disaster for 81 years while Everest has never seen so many die on one day.