World’s Strangest

Your source for the strangest things around!

Inventor Proposes Levitating Buildings on Air Cushions During Earthquakes

(Video Link) Those of us who merely watched the devastating 2011 Tohoku earthquake on screens got to witness something amazing: the resiliency and resourcefulness of the Japanese people. And we’re still seeing it as Japan prepares for future earthquakes. Here’s one example. Youichi Sakamoto invented a foundation structure that raises buildings on air pockets as soon [...]