A Japanese company called Air Danshin Systems can make houses fly. Not all the time, and not for particularly long. But when it counts -- during an earthquake -- the company's technology can levitate a house more than an inch off its foundation. That means that while the earth shakes, the house stays safe.
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Sarah Laskow is a reporter based in New York City who covers environment, energy, and sustainability issues, among other things. Follow her on Twitter.
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