Whoops, It's Time to Leave Los Angeles (Maybe)

Jordan Sargent · 10/22/15 06:01PM

Los Angeles offers many things. Sun. Sand. Millions of horrible people. Cocaine. Unfortunately, all current and near-future residents of America’s entertainment capital may soon have their lives put in danger by an almost certain earthquake. Or not!

California, Your Apocalypse Is Now More Likely

Hamilton Nolan · 03/11/15 03:35PM

It is less accurate to call California "a U.S. state" than it is to call it "a future earthquake-induced rubble pile." As happens quite often, scientists have once again made their doomsaying forecasts about California's disastrous future even worse.

One Earthquake Could Make Los Angeles Die of Thirst

Hamilton Nolan · 12/16/14 10:15AM

For those of us who live on the East Coast, contemplating the demise of Los Angeles at the hands of Mother Nature is like watching a horror movie, rather than like being in a horror movie. Did you know one little earthquake could make the whole place dry up and blow away?

A Replay of the 1989 San Francisco Earthquake Is Probably Coming

Hamilton Nolan · 10/14/14 08:38AM

San Francisco has become America's foremost symbol of gentrification, lack of affordable housing, and twentysomethings who inexplicably make ten times more than you ever will. Scientists say the earthquake that will wipe it all away is now "locked and loaded."