All of the rail traffic between New York City and New Jersey has to share just two tracks. They're in a pair of tunnels under the Hudson River that were already more than a century old when they were flooded during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Those tunnels won't last forever, and within the next twenty years, it will […]
The Carolina Hurricanes have executed a clearinghouse in June to position the team for a few free agency tweaks in July. Via trades at the NHL draft last weekend, general manager Ron Francis created a dual-starter situation in goal with...Show More Summary
Here’s another view of Mobile Bay, this time from the less industrialized eastern shore: There are many skeletons of destroyed docks — my guess is they were done in by Hurricane Katrina, which hit Mobile harder than many realize. I haven’t followed current events much since I have other fish to fry at the moment, [Read more...]
Along much of the Gulf Coast, the wetlands—and the mangrove trees that populate them—are vital not only in terms of coastal ecosystems, but also as a defense against sea level rise and the storm surges that come with hurricanes. And for decades the
My youngest boy briefly opens his eyes and confronts the ceiling. There is no one there. A gas bubble rips through his body, like a confused hurricane, exiting with much fanfare and discomfort. It's time to launch a blood-curdling cry. Show More Summary
10 years after Hurricane Katrina, NOLA's all-charter school district continues to raise more questions than it answers. As the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, you can count on seeing a lot of glowing stories about the...Show More Summary
MS MR, the alternative rock band behind the smash-hit "Hurricane," is doing more than just gracing your ears with rad jams. The duo explained to HuffPost Live on Friday how they're planning on donating proceeds from their upcoming tour...Show More Summary
Miami fans should get excited for some of their top recruits to represent the Hurricanes in Beaverton, Oregon, at The Opening Finals. Bleacher Report College Football Analyst Michael Felder breaks down the Miami commits and what we should expect to see next week. Show More Summary
The internet backbone market has long been one of the toughest neighborhoods in telecom. One network that has withstood every storm that has come at the industry over the past 20 year is Hurricane Electric. Hurricane Electric operates a global IP backbone as well as two data centers in its home market of Fremont, California. […]
The Carolina Hurricanes added nine new prospects to the organization during the 2015 NHL draft, ranging from highly touted No. 5 overall selection Noah Hanifin to virtually unknown No. 186 pick Steven Lorentz. The eventual success of each of these prospects is far from guaranteed. Show More Summary
I don’t think the Florida tourism folks could have paid for a more perfect ad than the one they got today. Everyone toughing it out at the 6 Hours of the Glen in New York is freezing their nuts off in the unseasonably cold rain, and Richard Westbrook just drove their Florida-branded car to a win here today. Read more...
Ron Francis and the Carolina Hurricanes converted two mediocre draft picks into a goaltender upgrade and a top-pairing defenseman during Saturday's NHL draft. The larceny was committed by identifying talented, valuable players stuckShow More Summary
In moves connected to their current free-agency standing and next season's salary cap situation, the Ducks on Saturday dealt young forward Emerson Etem to the New York Rangers for forward Carl Hagelin and veteran defenseman James Wisniewski to Carolina for goalie Anton Khudobin.
The Carolina Hurricanes have added goalie Eddie Lack in a deal with the Vancouver Canucks. According to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet.ca, Lack will be going to Carolina in exchange for a third-round draft pick this year and a seventh-rounder...Show More Summary
The Carolina Hurricanes' selection of Noah Hanifin with the No. 5 pick solidifies their cast of defensive prospects as one of the best in the NHL. Hanifin joins Haydn Fleury and Ryan Murphy as former top 12 overall selections developing...Show More Summary
Have you noticed a hurricane, an earthquake, or a fireball from heaven today? Neither have we. read more
Now that the Supreme Court has ended the discriminatory ban on marriage rights for gay people, The Raw Story is curious to see the relative accuracy of various prophesies conservatives have advanced in recent months surrounding legal gay marriage’s impact on the country. These dire...
Water is a life-sustaining force in this world, but it can also destroy property and take lives away. While some flooding is predictable, such as the flooding associated with a hurricane, other flooding occurs with little or no warning—like when a dam or levee fails. Show More Summary
A Queens man who waved a.25-caliber revolver to cut a gas station line during Hurricane Sandy was hit with a 14-year sentence.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, I gave warnings about “flood cars” entering the used car market. At that time, hundreds of thousands of vehicles were rebuilt and had their titles “washed.” But this is really a recurring problem...Show More Summary