Japanese Company Sells Tsunami Escape Pod Called Noah

Posted on September 30, 2011

A Japanese company, named Cosmo Power, has created a tsunami escape pod. The bright yellow pods, which can float on the surface of the water, contain a pole inside them so people can hold on during a tsunami. ABC News reports that the company has already sold 600 pods, which cost about $4,000 each. The company says the pods are able to hold four adults, but it looks like that would be a tight fit. Cosmo Power has named its pods Noah after Noah's Ark. They are made from fiberglass. Take a look:

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