The total amount of rain which has fallen in the Houston area from Hurricane Harvey has now surpassed 24 TRILLION gallons. Yes, that’s a lot, but just how much IS that? Here are a comparisons to help put this record-breaking rainfall in more perspective. If you were to […]
There have been thousands of photos and video of people stranded and being rescued from Hurricane Harvey, but you don’t hear too much about pets and other animals who have been affected by the storm. Here are some animals that were caught up in the hurricane. The Cattle […]
Republican Senator Tom Coburn, Oklahoma, is crying that the costs for relief of the recent disastrous tornadoes must be offset by cutting back elsewhere. I have the perfect answer…. Cut back on the subsidies the oil companies receive. They are profiting more than ever. Plus they’re the ones, whether […]
I grew up in tornado alley and of course there is quite a bit of difference between the two. One major difference that keeps coming to my mind is the length of time. Tornadoes are “wham bam thank ya ma’am,” whereas Sandy (which is no longer being called […]
Incredible footage of semi-trailer trucks literally sucked up in the air and tossed around as though they are match-box toys. Footage from the tornadoes which struck Dallas-Ft Worth on Tuesday. Heavy damage, yet no casualties. Very lucky. If you have not seen this footage, it is amazing. I […]
One year ago on March 6, 2011, a trifecta of disasters hit Japan. First was a 9.0 earthquake which caused a massive tsunami to hit the shore. A tsunami so large that the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant suffered a triple meltdown. A combination of all three killed […]
I am sure you have all heard by now that a powerful severe storm system moved across the United States on Friday, with a slew of tornadoes from Alabama to Indiana contributing to at least five deaths and threatening even more destruction as the day wore on.
Country duo Sugarland resisted delaying the start of a concert last August at the Indiana State Fair despite threatening weather that later caused a deadly stage collapse, the fair’s top official testified in a lawsuit against the company that built the stage rigging.
Here are some amazing photos of the Coast Concordia. It has been hard to grasp the size of this ship from most of the pictures I’ve seen, and the news coverage on TV and the internet. However, in a few of these photos, the rescuers look like tiny […]
Up to 60 people are feared killed in a massive landslide which hit villages near the ExxonMobil-led LNG project in Papua New Guinea’s Southern Highlands.