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Building causes earthquakes. Earthquakes destroy building.

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*Posted: Submitted by wtanaka (648) on Mon, 2005-12-05 08:54. | Subject: Building causes earthquakes. Earthquakes destroy building.

this CNN story and this Guardian story both report a Taiwanese scientist bringing up questions about whether the Taipei 101 building is causing more earthquakes due to its weight putting pressure on the soft rocks beneath it.  It would be mighty ironic if the building one day caused the earthquake that caused it to collapse.

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