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Structural Failure Generates Fears of Quake or Sinkhole; What Would You Do/Grab?

Residents of a low-rise office building on Houston’s southeast side got a frightening surprise from a nasty jolt on Friday morning and many thought it was an earthquake or that maybe a sinkhole was about to swallow them up.  Turns out it was neither.  A retaining bolt on one of the building’s main support columns […]

“This smells funny. Here, taste it!” Time to Rotate Your Emergency Supply Food

After a brief but jarringly disruptive major snow event in the Northeast U.S. over Halloween weekend, the country finds itself in a relative lull, at least weather-wise.  However, the line of thunderstorms that rolled through the South last night, killing six in Georgia and the Carolinas, reminds us that there’s never, ever a time that […]