Weather

Soccer Players Are Worried About the Heat in Brazil, But They Actually Run Faster When It's Hot
Scientists put soccer players in 109 degree heat. Here's what they found out.
June 26, 2014

Scientists put soccer players in 109 degree heat. Here's what they found out. 

It's Finally Spring! Here's How the Cold Weather Affected Your Brain
May 20, 2014

People are more likely to believe criminals have committed premeditated crimes when they themselves are cold.

Nate Silver’s Not As Foxy As He Thinks He Is
March 17, 2014

Nate Silver compares himself to the fox, knowing many little things, rather than the hedgehog, knowing one big thing. But his philosophy has characteristics of the latter.

Cold Weather Stinks. Hot Weather Is Great. End of Debate.
January 08, 2014

I know you guys know all about how wear lots of layers and all of that, but cold weather is still rotten.  

You Won’t BELIEVE These Weather Channel Headlines!
How a network went from chasing storms to chasing clicks
January 02, 2014

By naming winter storms and creating viral web content, The Weather Channel has transitioned into the modern media age.

How Strong Is Super Typhoon Haiyan? Compare It to This Pic of Katrina
November 07, 2013

It’s not often that the classification “Super Typhoon”—the equivalent of a strong Category 4 or 5 Hurricane, like Katrina or Andrew—fails to convey the intensity of a tropical cyclone.

Unnatural Disaster
How mortgage servicers are strong-arming the victims of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado (among others)
June 17, 2013

On May 20, a massive EF5 tornado whipped through heavily populated Moore, Oklahoma, killing 24 and injuring nearly 400. That tragedy has now shifted into the drudgery of recovery.

Stop Talking About Derechos
June 13, 2013

When a line of thunderstorms plowed through the D.C. area this morning, Bill Burton, co-founder of the Obama-aligned Super PAC “Priorities USA,” tweeted that a derecho was "moving in." He wasn’t alone.

The Oklahoma Tornado Is Proof That Local TV News Can Still Be Powerful
May 21, 2013

Amid all the expensive camerawork and sharp matching windbreakers on the major TV networks’ coverage of Monday's tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, the best dispatches largely came from local TV news.

Why Tornadoes Continue to Kill
They're hard to predict, and more of us live in their path than ever
May 21, 2013

They're hard to predict, and more of us live in their path than ever.

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