Washington, D.C. Sinking Into Sea

We may earn a commission from links on this page.

According to new research from the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Vermont, the nation’s capital could sink as much as 6 inches over the next century, increasing risk of flooding, and leading researchers to admonish Congress’ inaction on solving the issue of climate change. What do you think?

“Just as the Founding Fathers planned.”

Mindy LaValle • Systems Analyst

“Don’t scientists have anything better to do than to constantly warn us about stuff?”

Boris Knudsen • Airline Chef


“My 147th birthday is going to suck.”

Ian Godwin • Corporate Stylist