The power of an earthquake turns train tracks to spaghetti [Gizmodo]
This past September, a quake rocked Canterbury, New Zealand. But rather than scenes of destruction and rubble, the tremors left behind some bizarre scenes—like these warped tracks atop pristine countryside.
Get earthquake ready
- Foodie survival kit [Oregon Trail Red Cross blog]
Why? When you’re in the midst of upheaval, you don’t need to be trying to choke down foods that make you want to upchuck.
- Don’t listen to Dwight [Oregon Trail Red Cross blog]
I call it the “sleeve sneeze.” They call it the “vampire cough.” Either way, it’s a smart thing to do.
- In Honor of Our Heroes [CakeWrecks]
Just for fun. Also for fun? Join Holiday Mail for Heroes by sending a holiday card to a service member or veteran.
- Porpoises rescue Dick Van Dyke [Guardian]
Mary Poppins star feared death after apparently falling asleep on his surfboard but friendly sea creatures pushed him to shore. Feel like brushing up on your ocean safety?
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