Posts Tagged 'Christchurch'

Truck Used To Simulate Earthquakes

shaker-sAccording to Gizmodo –

The shaking of minor earthquakes can feel like a garbage truck driving by. T-Rex is no plain old garbage truck though. The 64,000-pound “mobile hydraulic shaker” is designed specifically to make the ground rattle and jolt—all so scientists can study how the ground reacts to earthquakes.

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The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2011

BuzzFeed posted a collection of high resolution photos of the big events of 2011. Although the pics are striking, it is depressing to realize that 2011 was so full of suck.

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Whirlpool resulting from Japan’s tsunami in March.

 


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