Watch the punk rock goddess of preparedness, Susan Jekarl, push NFL legend Vencie Glenn of San Diego to his limits. Is he prepared for an earthquake? Can he GET prepared?
First of three parts up today!
Susan Jekarl evaluates Vencie’s house using our Earthquake Safety Checklist. First on her list, Vencie’s giant aquarium, which is not secured! His refrigerator and his cabinet doors aren’t secured either. Vencie’s got a lot of items to work on.
The Daily Telegraph reports that Tuesday’s earthquake in Virginia generated more than 5,000 tweets per second. That’s more than went out about Osama Bin Laden’s death and as many as were sent during the Sendai earthquake in Japan. When an … more »
Discover Magazine’s “Bad Astronomy” walks us through the science behind the recent spate of earthquakes. He tackles some wacky theories and places each earthquake in the context of its geologic setting. It all makes sense after you read it. Now … more »
It’s been earthquake mania in the US so far this week. Is all this shaking putting preparation into your head? Why not give yourself a little piece of mind and do one thing to prepare today. If you do not … more »
“Earth movement” is not typically covered in homeowner’s and renter’s insurance policies, says Chris Hackett, from the trade group, Property Casualty Insurers Association of America. Given that there are 5,000 earthquakes in the US every year, and that damage from … more »