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Kaylen Ward, the 'Naked Philanthropist'

A ‘naked philanthropist’ who says she raised $1 million for Australia’s fires is now sending nudes to people who donate to Puerto Ri...

Kaylen Ward says she raised $1 million for Australia, sending nudes to people who donated. Now she is doing the same, raising money for Puerto Rico.
Two firemen survey a collapsed building after an earthquake hit the island in Guanica, Puerto Rico on January 7, 2020. - A strong earthquake struck south of Puerto Rico early January 7, 2020 followed by major aftershocks, the US Geological Survey said, the latest in a series of tremors that have shaken the island since December 28.

Another massive 6.0 earthquake shook Puerto Rico, and the island hasn’t recovered from the last major earthquake less than a week ago

An already fragile Puerto Rico has been devastated by ongoing earthquakes, including another massive 6.0-magnitude one after a 6.4 quake days earlier.
Shoreline view of Monterey Bay, CA from Moss Landing.

A network of cables at the bottom of the ocean is helping scientists detect earthquakes

The cables detected a new fault system near the San Andreas Fault, which runs along the California coast.
The Woolsey Fire burns in Agoura Hills, California, on November 9, 2018.

California is becoming unlivable, according to science

In the past decade, California has seen a devastating drought, deadly earthquakes and fires, and skyrocketing homelessness.
Fissures from the Ridgecrest earthquake.

A California fault capable of producing a magnitude 8 earthquake has started ‘creeping.’ It’s not the only one.

The fault's slow movement, known as "creeping," could trigger another earthquake in the area — perhaps even of magnitude 8.

A deadly earthquake took place 30 years ago today in the San Francisco Bay Area — here’s what it was like to live through it, according to...

The Loma Prieta earthquake took place in the San Francisco Bay Area on October 17, 1989. It killed 63 people and injured nearly 3,800 more.

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit south of San Francisco

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit west of Colma, which is just south of San Francisco. Colma is known as "The City of the Dead" because of its cemeteries
The entrance to the closed China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station on July 6, 2019.

The earthquakes in southern California were centered near a naval station contaminated with ‘forever chemicals’

The station's groundwater was recently found to contain elevated levels of PFAS, which have been associated with cancer.
A man looks into a fissure that opened in the desert during a powerful earthquake that struck Southern California, near the city of Ridgecrest, California, U.S., July 4, 2019.

California has had 3,000 earthquakes in the last week, but none was the big one that experts say is ‘overdue’

The earthquakes shaking California have been severe, but they're not the potential 'big one' that experts worry is coming on the San Andreas fault.
Soft-story buildings, like this one in Oakland, include unobstructed spaces like parking garages or storefronts.

A critical ‘base isolation’ system could keep California buildings from crumbling during an earthquake, but few structures have it

Base isolation could help mitigate a major disaster, but property owners must be willing to pay an additional upfront cost.