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Why aren't there tornado safety building codes?

Tornadoes kill an average of 80 people annually in the Midwest and South, and in some years, many more. The twister death toll this year has already topped 300. By contrast, no one has died in an earthquake in the United States since 2003. While earthquake-proof building codes are becoming ever moreFull story

Why Aren't There Tornado Safety Building Codes?

  Tornadoes kill an average of 80 people annually in the Midwest and South, and in some years, many more. The twister death toll this year has already topped 300. By contrast, no one has died in an earthquake in the United States since 2003. While earthquake-proof building codes are becoming ever m Full story

Research center recreates natural disasters

Professional pyromaniacs (fine, engineers) employed by the insurance industry are finding increasingly sophisticated ways to recreate horrific natural disasters — and their research is helping companies avoid millions in losses. Full story

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