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These robots are DARPA’s hope for the future of cave warfare—or disaster relief
Bots like these could fight in the next wars or help rescue people in challenging and dangerous underground environments.
Don’t get hosed by hidden water damage when buying a used car
It happens more often than you'd expect.
10 years after Fukushima, outdated nuclear power plants are still the norm
Countries are still figuring out how to implement safety with aging infrastructure.
Hurricane Zeta is the fifth named storm to hit Louisiana this year
We’re getting close to setting a new record for number of hurricanes in a single year.
Warming waters may spell more back-to-back hurricanes for Gulf Coast residents
Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta hit Lake Charles, Louisiana, just weeks apart, frustrating people trying to piece their lives back together.
Four things to do long before you lose power
Don’t get left struggling in the dark.
What happens when a hurricane unleashes toxic chemicals? The EPA is putting off figuring it out.
Judges just ordered the agency to stop dawdling.
There’s actually no such thing as a natural disaster
Hazards are natural; disasters are manmade.
FedEx has some pretty intense plans to get through any potential disaster
A Theme Park For Disaster Junkies
Test your survival skills in 9 different scenarios