Friday Final Cut

It has been a busy week in this post-Hurricane, post-Earthquake, pre-Velociraptor society, with a plethora of stories we weren’t able to blog. So here’s your final cut… everything that we […]

Could it happen here? – Hurricanes

The Southeast has an extensive history of hurricanes, yet this past weekend we witnessed Irene move farther north and affect cities like New York, Washington D.C., and Boston. Hurricanes form […]

Winter Is Coming…

Okay, I will admit that Game of Thrones has sucked me in. Yet apparently NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) and House Stark share the same warning, ‘Winter Is Coming’. […]

What’s In A (Storm) Name?

The 2011 list is out and our very own Nate made the cut. Granted, I’m sure Nate has no interest in having a horrible hurricane or terrible tropical storm bearing […]

Science ‘Fact’ion

A (good) problem the geniuses behind science fiction are having these days is that the ‘fiction’ keeps becoming ‘fact’. Many of the items from Star Trek have become a reality, […]

How Much Does A Hurricane Weigh?

“I don’t know and I don’t care!” That may be what the guy in this video says, but I know YOU feel differently. The answer depends on whether you measure […]

Tracking Earl

Interested in tracking Hurricane Earl? Here’s Mashable’s list of great online resources to check out now and in case of future disaster. You can also track the Red Cross’ preparation […]

Hurricane Earl, As Seen From Space

From the MSNBC photoblog: Wondering what the Red Cross has already done in response to Earl? Lots, as it turns out. Check the Disaster Online Newsroom to see what’s been […]

Five Years Later

This Sunday will mark the 5-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. There are so many stories to tell about such a huge and devastating event. Here are just five of them. […]