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/
in 2008 a huge earthquake in china’s sichuan province was the country’s deadliest earthquake for more than 30 years. designed by cai yongjie, the ‘wenchuan earthquake memorial museum’ 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. photo by cai yongjie see more about the project on #designboom #architecture
“Annie Cresta. She was the girl Mags volunteered for. She won about five years ago,” says Peeta. “I don’t remember those Games much,” I say. “Was that the earthquake year?” “Yeah. Annie’s the one who went mad when her district partner got beheaded. Ran off by herself and hid. But an earthquake broke a dam and most of the arena got flooded. She won because she was the best swimmer,” says Peeta.
Just a little of 10 years ago, a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Seattle area. I was at work and SurvivalHusband was at our house in Bellevue. Right before the earthquake hit, my little dog ran up to him and jumped in his arms. Then it hit. Following that event, I learned-up about post earthquake safety and of course, a couple of weeks ago I wrote about being prepared for an earthquake. One of the lessons I learned after the 2001 quake was that if you are safe, stay put. Your very best…
Living On The Edge: Australians Design House That Hangs Off Cliff
Australian prefab architecture specialists Modscape Concept have designed an exciting five story home that clings to a cliff’s edge. Aptly called Cliff House, the design was created in response to a growing number of clients exploring design options for living on extreme coastal plots in Australia. The modular home was inspired by the shape of barnacles clinging to a hull of a ship, and it extends off the side of a cliff, rather than sitting upon it.