The hurricane season passed off relatively quietly last year. Category 2 hurricane Gonzalo hit Bermuda in October 2014, briefly making the world’s headlines, but it did relatively little damage, apart from uprooting trees and knocking out power temporarily to most of the island’s inhabitants. Continue reading… “Where are all the Hurricanes?”
A map was created by Redditor atrubetskoy that shows how much snow, on average, it takes to cancel school across the United States. Atrubetskoy also shared a few helpful facts about the map’s limitations and inaccuracies on reddit:
Researchers at NYU worry the mice they use to study human disease may have perished in the flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy.
It has been reported that the New York University Hospital has lost thousands of laboratory mice to Hurricane Sandy This will setback research that could take years to correct, according to scientists.
Wall clocks are usually used to indicate time and at the very least to look pretty. What if we were to add laser beams, touchpad UI, WiFi, bluetooth and computer syncing? Now wouldn’t that be a fantastic concept! (Pics)
Planes being de-iced at LaGuardia.
Flights are being canceled by U.S. airlines at the fastest rate in ten years storms from blizzards to hurricanes wallop the busiest hubs. And full planes are making it harder for stranded travelers to rebook trips.
The tornado-proof house is a Kevlar skinned house supported on a series of hydraulic lifts that slide into the ground during extreme weather- both flood proof and tornado resistant. (Pics)
Louisville, Colorado, home of the DaVinci Institute, has been
ranked No. 1 as the best small city in America.
In the minds of most people the phrase “small town” conjures up images of happier times.When the economy wasn’t in the current state it is now. When unemployment wasn’t above 9%. When people didn’t stress out about home values. When school budgets weren’t under siege. Those were the days, right?
The red indicates weather stations where U.S. Daily Highest Min Temperature Records were set on July 21, 2011
The 21st of July, it was hotter than hell across much of the Eastern US. Nights, which tend to have the daily minimum, were especially unpleasant. Out of 5,569 daily minimums recorded on the 21st, 188 broke previous records and another 138 tied them (exceeding or equaling, respectively, the previous record for daily minimum temperature)…
Aircraft increase the chances of snow or rain when they punch holes in clouds after taking off.
Airplanes can influence local weather when they take off and land. Aircraft increase the chances of snow and rain during take off and landing, according to a new study, published in the ‘Science’ journal. The finding is based on satellite images of clouds around airports.
Alabama tornado 2o11
Epic floods, massive wildfires, drought and the deadliest tornado season in 60 years are ravaging the United States. Scientists warn that climate change will bring even more extreme weather than we seen in the last century.
Sugar is among the items in the FAO’s food price index.
Global food prices are moving ever higher, hitting record levels last month as a jittery market reacted to unpredictable weather and tight supplies, according to a United Nations report released Thursday.
Army soldier rides through a wall of glass tubes during a ceremony at the Officers Training Academy in India
Studying the way glass or other brittle objects shatter can help scientists hone their weather forecasts and predictions of future climate, a study released on Tuesday says.