From The Open Atmospheric Society http://theoas.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Sept 19th, 2014 Statement from the Open Atmospheric Society on the paper ‘Peak tornado activity is occurring earlier in the heart of “Tornado Alley” ‘ (DOI: 10.1002/2014GL061385) The recent paper by Long and Stoy published September 10th, 2014 in Geophysical Research Letters and sent out…
In April tornadoes ravaged through Chowan County, NC. According to WAVY.com, a local mother who lost her son in the storms says she is forced to relive that experience because a car dealership ran ads without her permission urging people to donate. She also says she hasn't seen one dime from the dealer. Read more...
Twisted pair wiring—like what runs into your cable box—revolutionized data transmission by drastically widening the wire's data pipeline. Two years ago, a research team from University of Southern California accomplished the feat using a vortex of lasers. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Tornado Wallace, Tiger & Woods, Ras_G Song: River Yarra - The Look What's so good? If you're in the mood for eight minutes of pure vibes, then look no further than River Yarra's debut single "The Look." While this is the...Show More Summary
Using four decades of data, the study found that floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, droughts and other hazards now cause twice as many people to lose their homes as in the 1970s. The post Natural Disasters Displaced 22 Million People Last Year, 3 Times More Than War appeared first on ThinkProgress.
I clearly remember the Plainfield, Illinois F5 tornado that hit when I was in high school because I recall being shocked by how sad and random it seemed and how we high school students tried, in our own little ways, to help by rallying volunteers and money to support those affected. Show More Summary
From the American Geophysical Union | WASHINGTON, D.C. – Peak tornado activity in the central and southern Great Plains of the United States is occurring up to two weeks earlier than it did half a century ago, according to a new study whose findings could help states in “Tornado Alley” better prepare for these violent…
Peak tornado activity in the central and southern Great Plains is occurring up to two weeks earlier than it did half a century ago.
BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Peak tornado activity in the central and southern Great Plains of the United States is occurring up to two weeks earlier than it did half a century ago, according to a new Montana State University study whose findings...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Peak tornado activity in the central and southern Great Plains of the United States is occurring up to two weeks earlier than it did half a century ago, according to a new study whose findings could help states inShow More Summary
From the network that brought you shark tornadoes comes a new movie from Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller that, as you might guess, is completely weird — and very fun. Originally made as a 90-minute TV pilot, High Moon is set in outer space 100 years in the future and explores a time in which Earth survives by mining resources found on the moon. Show More Summary
The Tornado Shield helps protect up to three people from being pierced or cut by flying debris, thanks to its layers of padding and ballistic nylon. Its bottom layer is made of ripstop nylon so you can breathe while you’re inside.
By Tim Radford, Climate News Network Fiercer tornadoes, more prolonged periods of drought and loss of native fish species are some of the damaging impacts predicted for the U.S. as greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise.
YouTube Link A Russian man backs his Toyota out of his garage, dashcam running, just in time to see nearly everything around him be hit by a destructive tornado. Once the storm passes, his garage, his home and much of the surrounding area has been leveled by the twister. The man is lucky to be able to walk away unscathed. Via Laughing Squid.
Once in a lifetime footage caught on tape! A driver’s dash cam captured startling footage that looks like it belongs in a Hollywood movie. In a video posted on LiveLeak
ViralHog recently uploaded some dashcam footage of a Russian man pulling out of his garage in Bashkiria, Russia right before a tornado hit the area on August 29th, 2014. Russian guy pulls out of his garage just as a tornado arrives. tries to go back inside but alas, the garage is no more. Note, Dashcam […]
Rolled up, the Tuuli Armor looks like any other sleeping bag, but according to its inventor, it can safeguard you from something much harsher than insects and the cold. Apparently, the bag was designed to protect you during tornados, and while it...
Al Franken likes to joke about having run the most efficient campaign for Senate ever, referring to when he beat incumbent Norm Coleman by just a couple of hundred votes (on the first count … the number went up during the grueling recount). Now, we have an example of the most efficient ever tornado hunt.…
This lucky person was trying to leave their house to escape a tornado, but instead ended up witnessing a rare live performance of the Great Magician, Mr. Garage. Watch as it performs its trademark vanishing trick.