The Prettiest and Most Effective Way to Track Hurricane Irene's Impending Doom

I'm sitting on this sunny, peaceful, picturesque New York day staring at my computer. Why? Because Irenes a coming. See where she's currently at with the NY Times slick Hurricane Irene Tracking Map. I hope you'll be okay South Carolina.

That's got to be the scariest spinning icon in the history of spinning icons. [NY Times]