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Great Shake Out: What You Need To Know

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Great Shake Out: What You Need To Know
What you need to know in preparation for the annual Great Shake Out in October. This drill is in preparation for the potential earthquake along the Cascadia subduction zone.

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Four Reasons Why This “Lost Invention” is Valuable

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Four Reasons Why This “Lost Invention” is Valuable

Though Buckminster Fuller is well known for his accomplishments in architecture and design, he explored quite a few inventions that never made waves… pun intended. This January 30th marks the anniversary of Bucky Fuller’s patent for the floating breakwater, a device that improved on a traditional design and offered a more efficient and environment-friendly option. Bucky’s patent may have never “splashed,” but that doesn’t mean we can’t admire its unique design. Those long, rocky belts that stretch across large bodies of water — that always get in the way of a good scenic photo — are called breakwaters. They’re built...

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