Flooding from Hurricane Harvey actually warped Earth's crust
September 19, 2017, 10:17 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Harvey's 275 trillion pounds of water was a heavy weight to carry.
Rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey needs to be stronger, higher, smarter
September 6, 2017, 1:41 p.m. by Matt Hickman
This is a tall order in Texas, land of ultra-lax zoning regulations.
As the waters recede in Texas, Brooklyn braces for the next big storm
September 4, 2017, 12:05 p.m. by Matt Hickman
As the floodwaters recede in Houston, one waterfront nabe in Brooklyn braces for the next big storm.
The 1919 Boston Molasses Flood: The forgotten tragedy too bizarre for the history books
November 28, 2016, 1:05 p.m. by John Platt
A 30-foot wave of molasses claimed the lives of 21 people and injured 150 more.
Watch dramatic rescue of woman, dog in Baton Rouge
August 15, 2016, 2:13 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Rescuers save a woman and her dog from a nearly submerged car in Louisiana's floodwaters.
Ancient Chinese origin myth actually happened, say researchers
August 9, 2016, 3:48 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
According to legend, a great flood of biblical proportion swept over China 4,000 years ago — and now, science agrees.
The Louvre enacts art evacuation plan as historic flooding hits Paris
June 3, 2016, 3:55 p.m. by Matt Hickman
But don't fret, the 'Mona Lisa' is staying put for now.
This flood-proof greenhouse has got legs ... and knows how to use them
January 29, 2016, 4:52 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Hydraulics give a British backyard potting shed a lift when needed.
Anheuser-Busch producing canned drinking water for flood victims
May 30, 2015, 8:18 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Beermaker shifts focus of one production line at its Georgia brewery to create 50,000 cans of water for the American Red Cross.
Scientists may have unearthed 'permafrost tomb' of ancient Siberian prince
Eye-popping Icelandic crosswalk brings traffic to a crawl
The rusty-spotted cat is the world's smallest (and most adorable) big cat
How downsizing and decluttering are fueling the self-storage boom
5 unusual ways to keep your house warm
Man's subway knitting session pays off big