How Secure Is Your Hometown? Study Ranks America’s Safest CitiesThe list ranked 182 U.S. cities based on three main areas of concern; home and community safety, financial security, and the risk of a natural disaster.
Study: More People Could Survive A Tsunami If They Walk FasterAbout 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.
Human Sized Robot Developed At CMU, Faces Next TestA human-sized robot named CHIMP has been created by Carnegie Mellon’s University’s National Robotics Engineering Center in Lawrenceville, and it’s getting ready for a big challenge.
Inside Pittsburgh's "Preppers"“Preppers” are people who prepare for natural disasters or catastrophe.
Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To PartyAs Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to "choose life" while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
Beaver County Power Plant Makes NRC ListA new list from Nuclear Regulatory Commission puts the nuclear power plant in Beaver County in the top five of those most at risk of being damaged during an earthquake. But are we really at risk?