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High-tech future early warning system for hurricanes, tornados and volcanic eruptions

Earlier this year, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) was able to detect a gravity wave wafting through space from two colliding black holes billions of years ago.

2016 Nissan Navara EnGuard Concept

6 days agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Hurricanes, flash floods, earthquakes, land slides, tornados – all natural disasters that interrupt normal life and put people in hard situations. First responders and search and rescue team members have the job of finding and saving people caught in Mother Nature’s way. Show More Summary

DIY Tornado Machine

YouTuber NighthawkInLight made a machine that generates a small and safe vortex of air. The mini-tornado comes from a modified inline ventilation fan, while its visibility is enhanced by ultrasonic foggers and an LED lamp. It also serves as a humidifier.

How to Build a Homemade Tornado Humidifier to Battle Dry Winter Air

For some, winter means warm sweaters, skiing, and tropical travels. For others it means dry air, cracked skin, and uncomfortable sinuses. But instead of digging out the humidifier as the temperatures drop, you can instead build yourself this perfectly safe living room tornado machine that works using water mist. Read more...

Parents: Don’t Become Emotional Wastebaskets for Your Children

We, as parents, need to make sure that the tornadoes that our are kids don’t walk all over us. A while back, The New York Times Motherlode published a post called “Parents of Teenagers, Stuck Taking Out the Emotional Trash.” Author and psychologist Lisa Damour […]

The New York Cosmos Are American Soccer’s Past. Are They Its Future?

Pelé in a game against the Dallas Tornados. (Photo: Focus on Sport/Getty Images) Many fans on a warm June night at Belson Stadium in Jamaica, New York were clad in strangely dated gear for a soccer game in 2016: a number-10 jersey worn by Pelé, the most celebrated soccer player who ever lived. Show More Summary

Lightning strikes deadlier than tornadoes this year

2 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

The toll “does seem to be unusually high,” due to an unusual combination of factors

Lightning Nearly 3 Times as Deadly as Tornadoes This Year

Death by lightning strike may seem rare, but lightning has killed nearly three times as many people this year as tornadoes have, the National Weather Service reports.

Phil Robertson: Our founders wouldn’t want government to help Louisiana flood victims

The Duck Dynasty star is mind-melding with our founding fathers. Here’s my view of disasters, whether it be hurricanes, tornados, it just rains a lot. Everyone needs to take a deep breath and say—You know, I’ve noticed something. We bellyache when it doesn’t rain because we can’t grow anything and ‘It’s a drought, it’s a [...]

KTA Huddles with NWS over Weather Alerts

KSN News reports that officials from the Kansas Turnpike Authority and the National Weather Service met after the authority recently issued tweets alerting drivers to a tornado warning, despite the fact that the National Weather Service did not issue a tornado warning for the location. Show More Summary

A Beautifully Crafted Indoor Tornado Machine That Creates a Continuous Swirling Vortex

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Ben from NightHawkInLight shared a video of his beautifully crafted indoor tornado machine. The machine creates a continuous swirling vortex from what appears to be dry ice in water. Ben mentioned in the video that he will be posting a full tutorial video about the build in the next few weeks. This was a big […]

7 Household Items You Never Guessed Could Save You in a Survival Situation

No matter whether you hear the tornado sirens or an order comes to evacuate for some other reason, there is a moment of panic that can send every thought from your mind.  Even if you have a fully prepared bug out bag, or have made all...Show More Summary

Bookshots: ‘The Boys of Summer: A Novel’ by Richard Cox

3 weeks agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

1979: A massive tornado rips through Wichita Falls, tearing apart the lives of 5 boys and a girl. 2008: Events after that first tornado are occurring again, bringing them all back to Wichita Falls. Review by Dean Fetzer Bookshots: Pumping...Show More Summary

Revisiting The Great Flood of 1993 and James Scott

For the past few weeks, national nightly news broadcasts have been leading with weather stories. California and Florida have been burning out of control, a tornado two miles in diameter wiped one Kansas town off the face of the map,Show More Summary

MIT's sneeze cam shows our nose explosions in too much detail (and you can watch)

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Tiny droplets linger in the air for minutes in the aftermath of swirling tornadoes of fragmented mucus. This is the latest portrait painted by a team of MIT researchers who use high-speed imaging to study the fluid dynamics of sneezes,...Show More Summary

How to make a pet tornado – the homemade vortex water fountain

Strictly speaking, it's not a tornado—but it's the closest thing to a real life Taz-The Tasmanian Devil

Is Your Homeowners Insurance A Disaster Waiting To Happen?

Shutterstock Although I have been through numerous hurricanes in my lifetime, I recently experienced my first tornado – up close and personal. Afternoon thunderstorms during the summer where I live in Florida are as common as…well, summer afternoon thunderstorms in Florida. During a recent storm, it was raining sideways with lots [...]

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