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S. Californian faultline has power to trigger earthquakes, tsunamis - study
New research has revealed that a fault in Southern California which was only identified as active in the 1980s has the potential to trigger devastating earthquakes and tsunamis along America’s south west coast. Read Full Article at RT.com
130 points by Russia Today | Southern California Earthquake San Andreas Fault California Plate tectonics Tsunami Santa Barbara County California 1906 San Francisco earthquake
Oroville a reminder of St. Francis Dam tragedy
Tragedy considered one of the worst American civil engineering failures of 20th century.       
11 points by USA Today | Dam 20th century Los Angeles County California William Mulholland St. Francis Dam Los Angeles Southern California 1906 San Francisco earthquake
Gaining some love: Penguins get Valentine's hearts for nests
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Penguins at a California aquarium got more than their daily helping of fish to celebrate Valentine's Day. Biologist Piper Dwight handed out red hearts to 14 African penguins at the California Academy of Sciences during a feeding Monday. Visitors took photos of the animals grabbing the ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | California Academy of Sciences San Francisco 1906 San Francisco earthquake Golden Gate Park Penguins Scientific organizations Water Penguin