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A rendering of Oceanix City.

The UN is supporting a design for a new floating city that can withstand Category 5 hurricanes

Floating cities could help address two global challenges: sea level rise and a lack of affordable housing.
The buildings' reflective panels change colors with the light.

New York’s $25 billion megadevelopment can withstand a superstorm or terrorist attack — even if the entire city shuts down

The $25 million Hudson Yards megadevelopment is designed to withstand disasters like hurricanes or terrorist attacks.
Arkup's first floating home debuted in February.

A $6 million floating home that can withstand Category 4 hurricanes is now a reality. Take a look inside.

The housing startup Arkup built its first floating home that can withstand rising sea levels and Category 4 hurricanes.
In his annual letter on Saturday, Warren Buffett warned of the threat of 'The Big One.'

Warren Buffett warns of natural or human-made ‘megacatastrophe,’ and says our losses will be huge

In Warren Buffett's annual letter on Saturday, he warned about the 'The Big One' — a major hurricane, earthquake, or cyber attack that will dwarf Katrina.
Chick's homes withstood high winds during Hurricane Michael.

How to hurricane-proof your home, according to an architect who designs homes that could withstand Category 4 hurricanes

Florida architect Geoff Chick has built numerous hurricane-resistant homes in the Gulf of Mexico

‘You can’t fake it. So that’s one good thing’: Trump jokes that windy weather from Hurricane Florence and Michael prove that h...

"And you walk around in those conditions, you can't fake it," Trump said, referring to his hair when he inspected the hurricane damage. "You can't fake it. So that's one good thing."

Hurricane Michael blasted Florida with up to 155 mph winds. Here’s how it compares to other destructive storms in US history.

Here's how Hurricanes Florence and Michael compare to other devastating storms that have hit the US in recent history. In many cases, the wind speed isn't the only factor in how costly the storms were.
Hurricane Michael is the most powerful storm this area of Florida has ever seen.

Watch how Hurricane Michael morphed from a small tropical depression into a record-breaking Category 4 hurricane over the course of 72 hours

Hurricane Michael whipped itself into a fury over the past 72 hours, and is headed for land in the Florida Panhandle as a monster Category 4 storm. The 150 mph winds are already causing destructive storm surge, as water piles onto the shore. Floodwaters could reach 14 feet in some spots.

How to keep food safe if your power goes out during Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael's strong winds are expected to hit the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday afternoon. Power failures are a major risk — here's how to keep items in your refrigerator fresh.

I’ve been through the eye of a Category 4 hurricane — here are 7 things you should do to protect your money before and after

Hurricane Michael, a Category 4 storm, is heading toward Florida's Gulf Coast, where it's expected to make landfall Wednesday. Here's what you should know when it comes to protecting your money during and after a hurricane.