A mega-quake in America's second most populous city is long overdue, and 50-year-old buildings could come crashing down, killing thousands Next year residents of Los Angeles will flock to cinemas to see
Faults have stored up more than enough energy for a disaster, according to new research. Here's discomforting news for Californians worried about the shifting ground under their toes: Four urban areas
A new study suggests the San Francisco Bay Area is due for another major earthquake. According to the data, four major faults in the region are moving along the surface and are primed to collide in a way.
Tropical Storm Cristobal formed early Sunday in the Caribbean, having strengthened from a tropical depression, the National Hurricane Center said. It has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph. The hurricane
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — A large earthquake rolled through California's northern Bay Area early Sunday, damaging some buildings, igniting fires, knocking out power to tens of thousands and sending residents
Scientists at Michigan State University announced this week the creation of a “transparent luminescent solar concentrator” that could turn windows and even cellphone screens into solar-power generators.
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A young giraffe has died from head injuries sustained while being transported, blindfolded, in an open truck along a South African highway, an animal welfare agency said. The Society for the Prevention
The NSA and its British counterpart are tapping popular smartphone apps such as Angry Birds to peek into the tremendous amounts of very personal data those bits of software collect -- including age, location,