7 Italian Seismologists Being Tried for Manslaughter for not predicting an Earthquake! [WTF]

Shakemap Italian Earthquake 2009
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For the 2nd time today, I am dumbfounded…

Seismologists in Italy are being tried for manslaughter in the deaths of hundreds of people killed in an earthquake. Truly, when I saw this, I thought for sure it was an article by The Onion, but alas, it is not. Essentially, these scientists are being charged with not being able to predict the impossible to predict. Continue reading “7 Italian Seismologists Being Tried for Manslaughter for not predicting an Earthquake! [WTF]”

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What do you know about Earthquakes? Are you prepared?

Bull's eye graphic for use with earthquake loc...
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Today a massive earthquake hit Japan. It is horrible to see the videos, pictures and suffering that nature can inflict on us. If there is one shining light that comes from a tragedy like this, it is that all the ‘experts’ are heard. Continue reading “What do you know about Earthquakes? Are you prepared?”