An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

The 7 Worst Natural Disasters Of The Last Decade

An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

We loved this blog from our friends at RedCrossPDX in Oregon, we decided to post it.  There are some easy ways to demonstrate how volcanoes and earthquakes work! Last year I was fortunate to work with Oregon State's Robert Lillie, a Professor of Ge...

Earth Science This is an awesome edible science lab that demonstrates plate boundaries by using an Oreo as one of the Earth's plates. I would like to use this as an introductory lesson when teaching plate boundaries and plate tectonics.

The clock tower of Finale Emilia (near Ferrara), after the earthquake in the Italian Emilia-Romagna region.

Aftershocks Rattle Italy

The clock tower of Finale Emilia (near Ferrara), after the earthquake in the Italian Emilia-Romagna region. Is it half-time?

Climbing La Soufriere Volcano, Guadeloupe. La Soufrière volcano forms the centerpiece of the western “wing” of Guadeloupe (Guadeloupe’s main two islands form the shape of a butterfly.). It last erupted in 1976. The last earthquake, also associated with the volcano, was in 2004. In other words, it’s still active. Click here to read more about my hike up an active volcano!

Climbing La Soufrière Volcano in Guadeloupe

Climbing La Soufriere Volcano, Guadeloupe. La Soufrière volcano forms the centerpiece of the western “wing” of Guadeloupe (Guadeloupe’s main two islands form the shape of a butterfly.). It last erupted in 1976. The last earthquake, also associated with the volcano, was in 2004. In other words, it’s still active. Click here to read more about my hike up an active volcano!

Weather Watch by Scholastic:  precise directions for easy weather instruments to make at home with an included illustration of what it should look like

Weather Watch by Scholastic: precise directions for easy weather instruments to make at home with an included illustration of what it should look like

Haida Gwaii hot springs, BC disappeared in the last earthquake but are starting to warm up again.

Parks Canada plans to rain death from above on dastardly rats plaguing idyllic Haida Gwaii

A website designed to help students learn about earthquakes, watch simulations, and even check to see when the last recorded earthquake was.

A website designed to help students learn about earthquakes, watch simulations, and even check to see when the last recorded earthquake was. Mystery of History Volume Lesson 26

You need to make copies of these and back up somewhere...  Drivers license #'s & passports  Social security card  Birth certificates  Health insurance card  Insurance policies  Mortgage and other loan papers  Property deeds  Car title and registration  Marriage license  Your will  Last years tax return  Bank and brokerage account numbers  Inventory and/or pictures of your home for insurance claims

How To Make An Emergency Kit & Have A Plan In Place

Good info on creating emergency kits including documents you should have in it in case your house doesn’t survive the flood / earthquake / tornado

Confirmed: Oklahoma Earthquakes Caused By Fracking---Note: Only Earthquakes with a magnitude of 3.0 and higher are displayed. Map credit: Oklahoma Office Of The Secretary Of Energy & Environment

Confirmed: Oklahoma Earthquakes Caused By Fracking---Note: Only Earthquakes with a magnitude of and higher are displayed. Map credit: Oklahoma Office Of The Secretary Of Energy & Environment

I will love you when lust has burned away

Love is left

When you fall in love, it is a temporary madness. Love itself is what is left over, when being in love has burned away. Captain Corellis Mandolin, this is for you Tc xx

35 Food Items To Store For Prepping Or Any Situation That Are Low Cost And Last

35 Food Items To Store For Prepping Or Any Situation That Are Low Cost And Last

35 Food Items To Store For Prepping Or Any Situation That Are Low Cost And Last -- great ideas and lots of choices

In an emergency a string in Crisco will burn 45 days.

If a tub of Crisco burns for 45 days as a candle, why in the hell would you add that kind of fat to your food? (Crisco Candle for emergency situations. Simply put a piece of string in a tub of shortening, and it will burn for up to 45 days.

American Red Cross Free Official Emergency Guide ~ Just enter your zip code for a customized guide

American Red Cross Free Official Emergency Guide ~ Just enter your zip code for a customized guide--- I have been thinking about making my kit ever since last summer's earthquake

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