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May 8, 2011

Where to live in the U.S. to avoid a natural disaster


On April 30, 2011, the New York Times featured a superb graphic (above) illustrating the risks of a combination of weather disasters and earthquakes in 379 American metro areas.



the Times' description of how the maps were generated.

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Today's Comment of the Day Prize goes to Flautist for her pithy contribution, just up.

Posted by: bookofjoe | May 9, 2011 12:23:29 PM

I see that the Atlanta area is included as at high risk for natural disasters.
Shoot, I can pin that down to the street and the house.

Posted by: Flautist | May 9, 2011 12:04:35 PM

What are the most common last words of Texans? "Hey, y'all watch me!"

Succession my muscular buttocks - give Gov. Good Hair and his state-wide barbecue back to Mexico and charge a duty to admit them to any state but AZ (where the legislature has already declared them "road hazards" on a par with armadillos and brush fires).

The reason DFW is dangerous is because the collective IQ is a negative number.

Posted by: 6.02*10^23 | May 8, 2011 11:51:56 PM

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