Hurricane Sandy has cleared entire grocery outlets of their essential items like water, shut off power from hundreds of thousands of homes, and incited gangs to call for the looting for local stores and wealthy homes.
While many people are still trying to make up their minds about the potential severity of the storm threatening the U.S. northeast, it’s not stopping millions of concerned residents from racing to to grocery stores, gas stations and hardware depots i
Moments ago the Emergency Services were hit with the following disturbing update:
Hurricanes account for an average of 17 deaths annually in the United States, according to research.
If you are just starting to prepare for Hurricane Sandy, the truth is that you are already too late.
All the ingredients have unfortunately continued to come together to make Sandy an extraordinary storm.
Parts of New York City, including Battery Park, Red Hook in Brooklyn and the end of Wall Street are already underwater.
"Damn the boardwalk gone uptown."
Hurricane Sandy is here and it's huge
What could be the biggest storm in 100 years in expected to make landfall in New Jersey late Monday night.
The Frankenstorm that has consumed the media (in part because it's historic and in part because it's barreling straight for the center of the media) is going to be a story that dominates the first half of the week, at least.
America's Eastern Seaboard is bracing for Hurricane Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy is threatening to strike the eastern U.S. early next week.
Worst floods in 50 years have killed 140 people, left hundreds of thousands homeless, and raised fears of a food crisis.
Australian business owner Matt Duncan usually builds steel-hulled houseboats, but he was so affected by last year's devastating tsunami in Japan that he's turned his focus to seaworthy survival craft. His bright orange Tsunami Survival Pod can accomm
After living in The States off and on for several years, in 2008 Andrew and Mary Hall moved back to their home in Buxton Australia so they could be closer to their aging parents.
Better hurricane predictions require better data--data that only lives at the center of the storm. NOAA is building the robots that will report back from the very eye of the hurricane
More than 50,000 people in Louisiana's Tangipahoa Parish have been ordered to immediately evacuate as water from Tropical Storm Isaac is threatening to overwhelm a dam nearby in Mississippi, NBC News reports.
During our weekly video conference on Friday, the Two Gs discussed topics for today’s article. (And BTW, ain’t Skype great for free videoconferencing?
A series of earthquakes measuring up to 5.4 rattled southern California, Arizona and the Mexican border region Sunday, seismologists said, although no damage or injuries were immediately reported.
7.4 Earthquake OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR Tsunami Warning!! 8-27-12
Tropical Storm Isaac lashed south Florida with winds and heavy rain on Sunday after battering the Caribbean, threatening to interrupt most U.S. offshore oil production in the Gulf of Mexico and disrupting plans for the Republican National Convention
A massive, indoor hurricane simulator could save your life
The city states of the ancient Mayan empire flourished in southern Mexico and northern Central America for about six centuries. Then, around A.D. 900 Mayan civilization disintegrated.
Rescue teams are still searching for victims in collapsed buildings after two strong earthquakes hit northwestern Iran, killing at least 250 people and injuring 2,600 others.
The Philippines’ capital has been paralyzed by fast moving floods that poured into the city from surrounding dams, overflowing after 12 days of monsoon downpours.
Fallen trees block a road after Typhoon Vicente hit Hong Kong July 24, 2012. Hong Kong raised its highest tropical cyclone warning on Tuesday as an intensifying severe typhoon edged closer towards the financial hub, grounding flights and forcing the
Unprecedented rainfall and floods wreaked havoc in Beijing Saturday night, with over three feet of standing water on some streets.
Corn prices are nearing the record highs of last summer as the U.S. Midwest suffers its worst drought since 1956.
Why is the heartland of the United States experiencing such a horrific drought right now?