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"How Japan's Skyscrapers Are Built To Withstand Earthquakes" by Martha Henriques on bbc.com This is an interesting, ten-part slideshow that explains energy-dampening features in Japanese skyscrapers, including the world's second-tallest structure, the Tokyo Skytree.
We've had three earthquakes in the U.S. in the past 24 hours: "Dallas Earthquake Today: Magnitude 3.1 Quake Shakes Texas CIty, Third US Earthquake in 24 Hours" by Phillip Ross on ibtimes.com I wonder if these are obscure variations of aftershocks from the Nepal quake. This stuff is all interconnected, and a map of it looks like a lymphatic system on a human body: