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Place Blame For Recent Tornados Where It Belongs

Tragically, there is nothing unique about the number or severity of more than 55 devastating tornadoes that tore through the outskirts of Kansas City, swept through Indiana and Ohio, and stretched eastward from Idaho and Colorado across eight states late…

NASA finds Tropical Cyclone’s Vayu getting stretched

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) When NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the Northern Indian Ocean, it captured an infrared image that revealed Tropical Cyclone Vayu was elongating. That’s never a good sign for a tropical cyclone, because they need a circular rotation to maintain strength.

Blaming Extreme Weather On Man-Made Global Warming Is Political Theater

Politics versus science in attributing extreme weather events to manmade global warming. If you follow me on Twitter, you may have noticed that I was scheduled to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Jun 12 [link]. The…

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DISASTERS: FEMA ‘short a few thousand employees’ as storm season starts

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is in a precarious situation at the start of the annual hurricane season: Less than 25% of its disaster workforce is available and ready to respond to new calamities.

Is your kid's lemonade stand legal?

Two young girls in Texas who were put out of business for their renegade lemonade stand have been vindicated. A new law passed in Texas this week legalizes children’s lemonade stands across the state. Naturally, Gov. Greg Abbott celebrated signing…

This woman lives with 9 fluffy Newfoundlands

Mackenzie Makatche gets asked a lot of the same questions over and over again. They mainly involve queries about the size of her house, dog hair, dog food and her sanity. Makatche is a dog mom to nine massive Newfoundlands…

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HURRICANES: Watchdog: N.C. storm fund distribution broke law

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety broke the law and didn’t follow legislative directives when distributing $9 million of state money after Hurricane Matthew hit in 2016, according to a report Monday from the General Assembly’s government watchdog agency.