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Fun Fact Friday: Earthquake Resistant Buildings

Fun Fact Friday: Earthquake Resistant Buildings

Did you know that Japan (and some other countries) build buildings that are nearly earthquake proof? It’s true! Japan is very prone to earthquakes, so their engineers spend a long time determining how to make structures more resiliant to the effects of plate tectonics. These buildings are designed to move with the force of an

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