Monthly Archives: October 2014

Online Resources for People with Disabilities Seeking to Prepare for Earthquakes

If you or someone you love is physically disabled or has mobility difficulties that will make it a special challenge to prepare for an earthquake, do not worry. There are lots of resources available at the local, state, and Federal … more »

Posted in Disaster v. Preparedness, Earthquake Professionals

But seriously…how do you drop, cover and hold on if you don’t have a table?

The answer to this is so simple you won’t believe it.  Just drop, cover and hold on wherever you are until the shaking stops.  If there is no shelter around you, use your own body to protect yourself, drop down … more »

Posted in Survival Hack

Real or Hoax? The Portable, Folding Earthquake SafetyTable

Sure, you’ve heard you should drop, take cover and hold on in an earthquake. But what if there is no desk or table to take cover under? It’s not like everything you do in your life is always within 5 feet of one, so what are you supposed to do? Could the solution really be as obvious as a folding earthquake safety table?

Posted in Disaster v. Preparedness

Are You a Collector? What Will Happen to Your Stuff in an Earthquake? Part 2: The Tale of the Flying Bobblehead Collection

“Secure your stuff for an earthquake” has special resonance for collectors. In part 2 of this series of the special problems collectors face, we tackle the flying bobblehead. You are a devoted fan who gets to the game early to … more »

Posted in Will It Shake?

Are You a Collector? What Will Happen to Your Stuff in an Earthquake? Part 1: Vinyl and artwork

Earthquakes pose a special problem to collectors. In this two-part series of posts, we examine what collectors can do to secure their valuable stuff. Vintage Vinyl If you’re a dj who prefers the warm sound of vinyl, think hard about … more »

Posted in Will It Shake?
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