We're heading in the wrong direction.
The motion of the ocean(ic crust).
Bacteria and fungi are a menace to paintings, sculptures, and ancient artifacts.
NASA tracks natural disasters in action
Earthquake mapping reveals humans can actually cause earthquakes.
The most likely damage from Mother Nature's catastrophes, in seven maps
Pedaling consistently churned out about 150 watts.
From the Popular Science archives, the hurricane house, the seismograph camera, the forest-fire-fighting dirigible, and more.
A deadly outbreak of cholera followed the 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti three years ago this week. Jonathan Katz, the only American fulltime staff reporter stationed in Haiti at the time, explains what caused the outbreak--and why it was anything but inevitable.
Kids in Fukushima are now the most overweight in Japan. Here's why.
Sure, it could work, or it could also cause an earthquake or eruption
No we're not kidding, and yes that's a good thing.
This week's Newsweek proclaims that "Heaven Is Real"--a neurologist concludes it after a near-death experience. But how much do we know about those experiences?
Stay tuned for next week's earth-shaking study: obesity linked to weight gain
The reactor's makeshift tomb was only supposed to last until 2001
The best way to prepare for catastrophe? Head to the place where they engineer it.
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