Tabletop planter from Japan doubles as emergency earthquake helmet
May 12, 2016, 3:25 p.m. by Matt Hickman
It helps to be near your houseplants when disaster strikes.
Earthquake-proof bed looks more terrifying than the Big One itself
December 21, 2015, 1:41 p.m. by Matt Hickman
But hey, at least your being devoured by a mattress and not the Earth?
Stepping inside the nuclear red zones of Fukushima
October 1, 2015, 6:30 a.m. by Catie Leary
An eye-opening photo essay documents the haunting towns that were forcibly abandoned following the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.
Why these gravity-defying rocks don't fall
August 10, 2015, 10:40 a.m. by Elizabeth Goldbaum, LiveScience
The delicately balanced rocks are able to remain standing even during earthquakes.
Mega-quake: The 'big one' could happen soon, but probably not where you think
July 24, 2015, 3:32 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The Pacific Northwest might be where the next huge tremors happen, say seismologists.
Humanitarian architect to reuse Nepal's earthquake rubble
July 22, 2015, 6 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Leave it to Shigeru Ban to breathe ingenious new life into the painfully abundant remains of a major catastrophe.
Nude tourists accused of causing deadly Malaysian quake
June 9, 2015, 7:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A word of advice to future climbers of Mount Kinabalu: Please keep your pants on.
Nepal's UNESCO-recognized architectural treasures shaken, destroyed by earthquake
April 29, 2015, 5:15 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A look at the Kathmandu Valley's World Heritage Site-listed monuments in better days.
Bigger earthquakes likely on Nepal's terrifying faults
April 28, 2015, 10:30 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The quake didn't release all the pent-up seismic pressure between the Indian and Eurasian Plates.