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NASA's TRMM satellite adds up Cristobal's heavy rainfall in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Islands of Turks and Caicos were drenched from Tropical Storm Cristobal before the storm moved north and intensified into a hurricane. NASA's TRMM satellite added up the rainfall and revealed the soaking those islands received. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite is like a flying rain gauge in space. Show More Summary

On the Waterfront: Endless Bayviews with a Huge Wall of Glass in North Sea

10 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

This new build, by architects Naiztat & Ham, is on the bay, with gorgeous views to Robins Island. There's a 30' wall of glass in the main living area and sleek modern...

New Double-ended Ferry for Norderney

New double-ended ferry serving the North Sea island of Norderney – Safe and eco-friendly maneuvering in shallow, high-sediment water using Voith Schneider Propellers Ferries

Escape Dead Island Has a Release Date - IGN News

Escape Dead Island is set to launch in North America on November 18 and in the rest of the world on November 21.

Escape Dead Island release date set for November

"Survival-mystery" bridges events of first and second game. Escape Dead Island will release on November 18 in North America and November 21 in the rest of the world, publisher Deep Silver announced Wednesday.Click here to read the full article

Escape Dead Island release date announced

Escape Dead Island launches 21st November 2014 in Europe and 18th November in North America, publisher Deep Silver has announced. The third-person, single-player survival mystery spin-off delves into the origins of the zombie outbreak that sparked the events of the first Dead Island game. Show More Summary

TS Cristobal moves north after flooding parts of Caribbean

The spinning center of Tropical Storm Cristobal was slowly moving away from the central Bahamas on Monday, leaving behind severe flooding that marooned several communities across a swath of soaked Caribbean islands.

Tropical Storm Kills 3 in Caribbean, Moves North

Tropical Storm Cristobal doused the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands with heavy rainfall yesterday it moved slowly on a northern track in the Caribbean. One man was drowned when he tried to drive his pickup truck across a rushing river in the Dominican Republic and two other people...

Jockey's Ridge in Nags Head, North Carolina

A 400-acre large and 100-foot high shifting sand dune brings a swath of desert to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Near milepost 12 of the South Croatan Highway, Jockey's Ridge covers Bodie Island next to Nags Head. While the Atlantic Ocean is just one block away at points, the dune is hot and dry. Show More Summary

Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Transformed Into Town for Sheep

The set for Hobbiton was constructed in 1998 after director Peter Jackson found the Alexander Family farm in an aerial search of the North Island of New Zealand looking for the ideal charming little village. The rolling countryside and the vegetation closely

This McDonald's Is Inside an Airplane

last weekOdd : Neatorama

Kjb, a writer for Jaunted, encountered this unique restaurant while traveling in New Zealand. It's located in Taupo, a lakeside town in the middle of the North Island. In addition to a standard indoor seating area, the restaurant lets customers eat inside an old DC-3. Show More Summary

Weakened Hurricane Julio passing north of Hawaii

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Hawaiians coping with power outages and toppled trees from Tropical Storm Iselle breathed a sigh of relief Sunday as Hurricane Julio passed hundreds of miles north of the islands. 

Iselle Lashes Hawaii's Big Island As Threat From Julio Fades

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Hurricane Iselle weakened to a tropical storm before it barreled ashore early Friday with strong winds and heavy rains. Hurricane Julio, meanwhile, appears to be weakening and veering north.

Tropical Storm Iselle lands in Hawaii

The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii clamored ashore in the overnight hours Friday as a weakened tropical storm, while a second system close behind it strengthened and was on track to pass north of the islands sometime Sunday morning.

Tropical Storm Iselle weakens on Hawaii approach

HONOLULU (AP) — The first storm in a one-two punch that sent Hawaii scrambling to brace itself weakened on its approach to the state, while a second system close behind was largely expected to pass north of the islands.

Ocean Drone Live-tweeting Hurricane Iselle

As Hurricanes Iselle and Julio approach the Big Island of Hawai'i, Liquid Robotics’ Wave Glider, named Holoholo, is swimming near Kawaihae Harbor north of Kona, in the path of the storm.

Coins returning to Greece from Rhode Island collector

Coins that had passed through the hands of a North American private collector have been returned to Greece ("U.S. returning ancient Greek coins after Manhattan DA prosecutes prominent collector", New York Daily News August 4, 2014). It is reported:The coins were part of a case against noted Rhode Island hand surgeon and coin aficionado Dr. Show More Summary

In the fall of 1974, I left Raleigh

3 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

to head east. With the exception of going down NC 50 ( a two lane road) to Kure Beach or Topsail Island for vacation with my family at a younger age, my sense of North Carolina was the mountains and the shore as noted; nothing in between. Show More Summary

Update: OFG Bancorp Q2 2014 Earnings

ByProfit Fan: From an operational perspective, just about everything about OFG Bancorp (NYSE:OFG) continues to improve and outpace growth at virtually every bank in North America. Unfortunately, this Puerto Rican island bank is in Puerto Rico, and the country continues to struggle. Show More Summary

NASA sees Tropical Storm Halong move northwest of Guam

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM Satellite passed over Guam as heavy rain fell over the island while Tropical Storm Halong's center passed just to the north of the island. The TRMM satellite flew above tropical storm Halong on July 31, 2014 at 0904 UTC (August 1, 2014 at 7:04 p.m. local time, Guam). read more

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