Starting in 2008, following a devastating tornado, Todd Stewart has photographed the toxic ruins of Picher, Oklahoma, a mining community turned ghost town. The post Documenting the Disappearance of America’s Most Toxic Ghost Town appeared first on Hyperallergic.
A game postponed from Tuesday and two double elimination games are set for Wednesday. After heavy rains and the threat of a tornado ended Tuesday’s slate early, Wednesday now has three Little League World Series games scheduled. An elimination...Show More Summary
Tornado may have hit Charles County, Md.
KFOR, the Tribune station in Oklahoma City, has relaunched with a new tornado resistant studio and will now call itself Oklahoma News 4. The NBC affiliate rebrand includes a new set, new graphics and music package. “This design enables us to serve Oklahomans with breakthrough technology. Whether we’re reporting the news or tracking deadly storms, we will now be working in...
Dustin Kott returns with the bike he said he’d never build. Plus a sleek Harley Super Hooligan racer, and a Benelli restomod from a pair of Barcelona dental surgeons. It’s a toothsome selection this week. Benelli Tornado by Elegant Apparatus...Show More Summary
Gov. Mary Fallin has asked the federal government to declare Tulsa a disaster area because of tornadoes and other severe weather seen there since Aug. 5. Fallin directed her request … Click to Continue »
Around the globe, extreme events such as floods, droughts, hurricanes, tornadoes, and heat waves increasingly result in forced migration and loss of life, property, and security. Hot days are becoming hotter and more frequent, and droughts and heavy storms are occurring with greater intensity and loss. Show More Summary
The storm flattened several structures in Turkey, Texas.
Once a tornado of vulgar insults, flying beer cups and punches at Yankee Stadium, baseball’s version of “The Warriors” appears to have settled into something closer to a truce.
National Weather Service confirms a brief twister hit near Broad Run in Fauquier County.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A tornado struck northern China, lashing it with rain, killing five people, injuring more than 50 and destroying homes in a major city in Inner Mongolia, state media said on Saturday.
In interlocking stories, “Tornado Weather,” by Deborah E. Kennedy, examines the fissures of race and class that divide a small town.
The city of Tulsa has begun rebuilding after Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency for four counties recently struck by tornadoes. Under Fallin's order, state agencies can … Click to Continue »
The tiny symbols that are so integral to digital culture undergo a strict vetting process by Unicode. Before that taco, poop, or eggplant emoji found its way on to your phone, a group of people in a boardroom voted on it. Read Full Story
This activity isn't some sort of freak anomaly, but rather par for the course.
Weather Service says Monday’s storm was rated EF1, with winds up to 105 mph.
One video shows a car cartwheeling from a parking lot into a roadway.
The meteorology is fascinating.
Here's the latest for Tuesday, August 8th: Federal report says US feeling climate change; Third boy scout dies after boating accident; Likely tornado hits eastern Maryland; Kenya holds election for President, other offices. ...