Friday, March 9, 2012

Levitating House Stands Still in Quake

While Japan continues to rebuild after last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami, one company has developed an ingenious new method to protect homes from the shaking—let them ride it out on a cushion of air. Air Danshin Systems Inc. has can retrofit existing houses to levitate them in the event of an earthquake. 88 homes in Japan are set to receive the new technology soon.
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