I've read about this connected to other earthquakes–that animals sense something's gonna happen before it does–and that was observed again at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., just instants before the Great Summer Earthquake of 2011. Read all about it here.
Can the good old White House be converted into a greener living space? Top designers were given the challenge to draw up creative plans to make the White House an environmentally better place for the Obamas. Click here to see what they've whipped up. Be sure to click on the photo gallery that's to the right of the main story to see conceptual drawings.