From Immprobable Research:
The Air Danshin Systems company
of Japan says it offers pneumatic technology to protect buildings in
the event of an earthquake. The shaking triggers a stream of air that
levitates the house. The diagram below, from the company, shows to some extent how the system works, with blue representing the stream of air. (The Spoon & Tamago blog gives some details in English.)
These two videos demonstrate how it works...MORE
Also at Improbable Research: How a woman's walk reveals her history of vaginal orgasms.