It's easy to hand-wave big budget disaster movies as nothing more than as lazy attempts by Hollywood to make a quick buck. But what if we told you that there's actually more truth to these films than anything else Tinsel Town pumps out?

Because that's what we (and amazing plastician AuntieMeme) are going to do! It turns out plenty of places around the planet are due for destruction of the Roland Emmerich variety. In the comforting words of Popsicle Pete: "None of you are safe!"

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The Sierra Nevada is spectacular. Its snow-covered peaks in winter, waterfalls in spring, and colorful meadows and lakes in summer and fall make it a

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Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh It's the ninth largest city in the world, and the single most densely populated. The Earth is pretty much trying to

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Tuvalu is an island nation in the South Pacific. The 9-island chain is located about halfway between Hawaii and Australia. It's shrinking into the sea

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Neft Dashlari Is a man-made island. It was built around an oil drilling platform in the Caspian Sea, and has power stations, a library, apartment buil

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Naples, Italy, is an ancient city. It's is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, and has centuries of important art and archit

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Seattle Is a IIttle muddy Despite a fairly moderate rainfall average of 38 inches a year, it's known as one of the wettest cities in the United States

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Amsterdam is a beautiful city. It's got hundreds of years of history and wonderful art museums, and an abundance of hash bars. It's about to get eaten

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