By: Sean Curtis
Water shortage is most likely going to be the next big crisis facing our planet. But with much conservation focus on global warming, not enough people are aware yet of this impending problem. There are numerous ways to reduce water consumption in your daily life...
By: Trisha Orlando
The storm deemed "The 1938 Long Island Express" was one of the most notorious storms recorded in the history of the United States. Without warning, the storm was hit on the afternoon of September 21 and was responsible for more than 700 deaths, rendered 63...
By: T88
There are a few factors that will lead to a colder climate. While there are continuous fluctuations of temperatures, there are some regions that continually exhibit the coldest temperatures on the planet. The two factors leading to a colder climate are latitude and elevation.It...
By: S. F. Heron
During the years following Hurricane Andrew, there was a sharp decrease in the number of newborn children named Andrew. This phenomenon is called the "baby names hurricane effect." This effect results in new parents choosing baby names that are far removed from the storms...
By: Ralph Lawrence
HURACAN - GOD OF EVILIndigenous tribes of Central America recognized and feared the evil god Huracan who wreaked devastation upon them time and again. In truth, a hurricane in its life span can produce more power than ten thousand nuclear bombs. The Cantonese TAI-FUNG or...
By: S. F. Heron
A puff of heated air blows off the western coast of Africa out over the warm waters of the Atlantic sometime between the months of June and November. Carried by the trade winds, this small mass of air is called a tropical wave. This wave...
By: Harriet Lee
When is it going to stop raining? Why is it so hot, we're in the season of winter? How is our weather predicted? Where have these winds come from?Meteorologists claim that unseasonable temperatures are caused by changing weather patterns over the oceans. Instead of...
By: Tammy L Mahan
The dark clouds roll in, lighting lights up the sky and thunder rumbles in the distance a thunderstorm is coming, or as some people call then a lighting storm or electrical storm.A thunderstorm can develop from one of four systems.~ SINGLE CELL~ SUPERCELL~...
By: Tenebris
All tropical storms begin as numbered, unnamed tropical waves. The National Hurricane Center designates such tropical waves with a letter-number combination such as L97, where the "L" stands for Atlantic. While the number seems high, numbering in this region actually only cycles between 90 and...
By: Rex Coker
The Mississippi river, one of Americas greatest super transport highways has for centuries diverted water to the gulf. Over the course of these years, man has taken it upon himself to try and control this mighty tributary by limiting its reach. The rich fertile farm...

 

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