Top 10 facts about earthquakes

Top 10 facts about earthquakes
NEPAL is struggling to cope with the effects of two devastating earthquakes in the past month leaving over 8,500 dead and millions in need of assistance. By William Hartston. PUBLISHED: 16:03, Tue, May 19, 2015 | UPDATED: 16:20, Tue, May 19, 2015.

Shrinking Tokyo living rooms put squeeze on Abenomics
There is enough room to swing a cat in the living rooms at apartment complex Glorio Eifukucho, but the animal would be in mortal danger. Instead of the traditional 70 square metres, some of Glorio Eifukucho's three-bed apartments are 60 sq m, a trend …
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A 'Pinocchio' that owes more to Kabuki than Disney
“We did some research and found a character, Namazu, in Japanese mythology, which is a giant catfish. It's so big, it's controlled by a god, and when the god is not paying attention, Namazu creates earthquakes and tsunamis.” Big enough, then, to …
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