Safety First

Posted on April 24, 2014 4:00 pm

A group of scientists has developed a “shield” to keep the effects of an earthquake from affecting populated areas.

Well, it beats California’s approach to earthquake safety: using insanely high taxes to drive people out of the state entirely.

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4 Responses to “Safety First”

  1. Jimmy says:

    Yeahbut, they’re French scientists so I’m thinking theirs and the California method are about the same: RUN AWAY!

  2. Oppo says:

    Brought to you by the same folks who gave us the Maginot Line to stop Panzers. An eighty-year-old idea dusted off. Just as stupid.

    More so, really. Second only to global warming solutions in futility.

    Note the uses in the article of the phrases “If the system works” and “The hope is that” (!) “given the right array and frequency . . . ”

    Let me guess: this was an assignment turned in by hungover frat brothers the morning the assignment was le due?

  3. Oppo says:

    Why are these guys even seismologists anyway? I thought Frechmen had convinced themselves that seism doesn’t matter.

  4. c64wood says:

    I guess if the scientists are involved, the debate is over.

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