At least three people have died. Schools are closed. Flights were delayed after a cargo plane skidded off an icy runway. The city’s main freeway was turned into a large parking lot with abandoned cars. Tens of thousands are …
Egad!, someone get us a giant fly swatter. According to a post at Wired, biologists have grown super-size dragon flies that are 15% larger than normal by raising the insects in high-oxygen conditions that mimicked the Earth’s …
The Midwest is set to weather its worst storm in 70 years.
Forecasters in Russia are predicting that this winter will be the coldest in Europe and parts of the former Soviet Union in 1,000 years. Yes, the worst in a millennium; the coldest since Leif Ericson landed in North America, …
“We’re certainly getting our money’s worth in drama.”
— JAMES DODI, a visitor to Bermuda, on Hurricane Igor’s path near the island; though power was out in many areas, there were no reports of major damage from the Category 1 …
CNN reports that a “suspected tornado” touched down in Wooster, Ohio. Other possible suspects include a hurricane, an act of god, or transformers.
And you probably didn’t even realize.
If the hurricane has you trapped inside and you still have electricity, check out these Twitter accounts for the latest updates.
Blame the weatherman?
Sand enthusiasts and water intermediaries are agitated over the potential for Hurricane Earl to dampen their Labor Day weekend. But those who own a board have different sentiments.
It’s been awhile since the entire seaboard has been preoccupied with preparing for one weather system to make landfall.
The Category 2 hurricane is picking up speed over the Atlantic Ocean, causing warnings in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and surrounding areas.