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Science | Forces of Nature | Natural Disasters

Unpredictable forces of nature like tornadoes and hurricanes can have a devastating impact on humans and our environment. Learn how natural disasters work and how science aims to better predict them.


Where did the idea of a 2012 apocalypse come from?

Where did the idea of a 2012 apocalypse come from?

Where did the idea of a 2012 apocalypse come from? Learn about the origins of the 2012 apocalypse theories at HowStuffWorks. See more »

5 Incredible Last-ditch Efforts to Avert Disaster

5 Incredible Last-ditch Efforts to Avert Disaster

In extreme circumstances, people have to make snap decisions to prevent disaster. Learn about 5 incredible last-ditch efforts to avert disaster. See more »

Japan Tsunami and Earthquake Pictures

Japan Tsunami and Earthquake Pictures

Parts of Japan suffered complete destruction following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Browse haunting pictures of the Japan Tsunami and Earthquake. See more »

How Sandbags Work

How Sandbags Work

There may be a time when all that stands between your home and the rising floodwaters are some sandbags. Learn all about sandbags in this article. See more »

Guide to Wildfire Safety

Guide to Wildfire Safety

With wildfire safety, prevention is the best medicine. Check out this guide to wildfire safety and be prepared in case of natural disaster. See more »

Top 5 Tips for Earthquake Safety

Top 5 Tips for Earthquake Safety

Are you looking for some helpful tips for earthquake safety? Check out these top 5 tips for earthquake safety. See more »

Top 5 Tips for Hurricane Safety

Top 5 Tips for Hurricane Safety

Are you looking for some tips for hurricane safety? Check out this article and get 5 tips for hurricane safety. See more »

Top 5 Tips for Tornado Safety

Top 5 Tips for Tornado Safety

Are you looking for some helpful tips for tornado safety? Check out this article and get our top 5 tips for tornado safety. See more »

5 Tips for Heat Wave Safety

5 Tips for Heat Wave Safety

Are you looking for some helpful tips for heat wave safety? Check out this article and get 5 tips for heat wave safety. See more »

5 Tips for Thunderstorm Safety

5 Tips for Thunderstorm Safety

Are you looking for some helpful tips for thunderstorm safety? Check out this article and learn 5 tips for thunderstorm safety. See more »