Japan 9.0 earthquake ( Tohoku-chiho Taiheiyo-oki ) on March 11, 2011 held the secrets of another 'significant' "moment of magnitude" ( Mw ) Earth Event where parallel to Japan's eastcoast deep beneath the Western Pacific Ocean an entire suboceanic mountain range was splitting in-half ( south to north ) 310-miles long and splitting open 100-feet wide ( east to west ) that the public wasn't told about. Report: http://conceptactivityresearchvault.wordpress.com/2011/05/25/earth-event-alerts/
A cavernous and almost perfectly round sinkhole swallowed an entire intersection in Guatemala City during a tropical storm. The hole is 66 feet across and plunges nearly 100 feet down. Geologists said that the circular shape suggested a cave formation underneath, but what exactly caused the sinkhole was still a mystery
When I moved to Tokyo, more than 3 years ago I was really surprised that upon my walks I encountered so many shops still in business in really old buildings. Differently to Kobe, where the earthquake wiped out a lot of these old downtown houses and shops, in Tokyo they still survive. I chose the best reference pictures from the ones I took during my explorations and decided to make an illustration series of old Tokyo shopfronts. The, first piece of the series is an meat shop located in the…
designboomin 2008, a huge earthquake in china’s sichuan province was the country’s deadliest in more than 30 years. designed by cai yongjie, the ‘wenchuan earthquake memorial museum’ pictured above takes the form of a ruptured landscape, where large subterranean buildings are topped with green roofs that ensure that the complex adopts an unobtrusive presence.
Living on the edge: Australia’s most exciting five story home clings to a cliff’s edge and shows living on extreme coastal plots of Australia is possible. // Leben am Abgrund: Das Haus an der Klippe ist Australiens aufregendstes fünftstöckige Gebäude. Es zeigt wie Leben in den extremen Küstengebieten möglich wird. #architecture #cliffhouse #enjoysiemens
The farmhouse sink in the guest bathroom is a subtle nod to this Charleston home's earlier days as a kitchen house. Benjamin Moore's Polo Blue on the walls adds a modern pop of color to this historic home. Click through for more ideas for bathroom colors and paint color schemes.