disaster

World’s Strongest Earthquakes

May 17 2018-  Osaka Japan was hit with 5.3 magnitude earthquake. It was reported that 3 people- including a 9 year old child were killed and at least 214 were hurt from the accident. Just also a few days ago, a magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit Chiba prefecture. Despite the modern world that we live in,

Scientists Reveal True Dooms Day Date

Our beloved Earth was ‘supposed’ to end on 21 December 2012. Some people did think that life will cease to exist but as you know, it didn’t. Some danced with joy while others just thanked God for saving them – but of course there will be a time when this planet of ours will support

5 Inventions that Will Eventually Doom Humanity

CFCs, Lead gasoline, Alcohol, Gunpowder and even Tobacco are a few among the host of inventions that probably did (and in some cases are still ‘doing’) more harm than good but to err is human and it is only a matter of time before something new is invented that is the mother of all previous

Peter Haas: Haiti’s disaster of engineering

www.ted.com “Haiti was not a natural disaster,” says TED Fellow Peter Haas “It was a disaster of engineering.” As the country rebuilds after January’s deadly quake, are bad old building practices creating another ticking time bomb? Haas’s group, AIDG, is helping Haiti’s builders learn modern building and engineering practices, to assemble a strong country brick

10 Worst Technological Failures

Sometimes even the best can fail and at the most inappropriate of times, leaving you stunned and confounded; Zidane’s legendary headbutt in the 2006 world cup surprised even the casual fan. Technology isn’t invincible either; it can leave Bill Gates speechless in face of a blue screen of death in Windows 98 in front of

Nuclear Handling: One mistake that could kill millions

The Air Force treated nuclear weapons handling as a dead-end job. Sometimes a single incident can reshape an entire military service. The U.S. Air Force was humiliated in late 2007 when ground crews unwittingly loaded six live nuclear warheads onto a B-52 bomber, believing them to be cruise missiles.