Soccer Players Are Worried About the Heat in Brazil, But They Actually Run Faster When It's Hot
June 26, 2014
Scientists put soccer players in 109 degree heat. Here's what they found out.
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!
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.
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.
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
May 21, 2013
They're hard to predict, and more of us live in their path than ever.