Before Johnny became a world traveler, he was afraid to fly. He got over it. Now there's an app called TurbCast, which can warn you that turbulence is coming before it hits. British Airways also has a course about turbulence that includes simulator time for people to get over their fear of flying.
Website of the week - PrepareSoCal.org. It's by the Red Cross and is designed to help you prepare for an earthquake, if you live in southern California.