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California is becoming unlivable, according to science

In the past decade, California has seen a devastating drought, enormous and deadly fires, and a skyrocketing homeless population. Taken together, these factors are making the state increasingly unlivable. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more. California is becoming a precarious place to live. Seven of the state’s 10 most destructive […]
California is becoming unlivable, according to science
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A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit south of San Francisco

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit Colma, which is south of San Francisco, on Saturday morning. The earthquake had a depth of 4.7 miles, and there have been no reports of damage from the earthquake so far. According to experts, California has not experienced a major earthquake in around 25 years, […]
A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit south of San Francisco
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What will happen if a mega earthquake hits California

California is located in a hot-zone of fault lines that can rupture without warning. Parts of the San Andreas fault have not ruptured in over 200 years, meaning it’s overdue for a high-magnitude earthquake commonly referred to as “The Big One.” Here’s what experts say could happen in seconds, hours, […]
What will happen if a mega earthquake hits California
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Apple’s $5 billion ‘spaceship’ campus isn’t attached to the planet, which helps it withstand major disasters like earthquakes

Apple‘s new “spaceship” campus was notoriously expensive to build: Somewhere in the ballpark of $US5 billion went into its construction. The building – in Cupertino, California – uses “base-isolation” technology, which means that the building’s foundation is literally separated from the Earth. In an interview with The New York Times, […]
Apple’s $5 billion ‘spaceship’ campus isn’t attached to the planet, which helps it withstand major disasters like earthquakes