Seeing people windsurf through a hurricane is like seeing people fly

You know how most people stay indoors when they hear a hurricane is coming? Yeah, these aren't those people. These crazy guys go out in the ocean and chase the storm with their windsurf boards so that they can fly. Just look at the awesome dude above getting ridiculously big air. It's like he doesn't care that he has… » 2/12/14 8:54pm 2/12/14 8:54pm

Here's How Much Worse Hurricane Sandy Is Than Irene (Hint: Much, Much…

Even though this summer's Hurricane Irene left dozens dead and caused billions of dollars of damage, there was an inescapable consensus that it didn't quite live up to the hype. As you can see above, meeting expectations appears to be the one thing we don't have to worry about with Sandy. » 10/29/12 8:38am 10/29/12 8:38am

Google's Crisis Map Rolls Together All the Hurricane Sandy Data You Need

If you look set to be affected by Hurricane Sandy, there's plenty you can do to prepare. While we're updating live about the storm's progress, Google's Crisis Map is also worth keeping open in a tab. » 10/29/12 5:33am 10/29/12 5:33am

Sandy's Timelapse Shows Hurricane Activity From Dawn Till Dusk

Everything from space looks beautiful, including the extremely dangerous hurricane Sandy. This video, made by Kevin Ward using images from NOAA and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, shows the frankenstorm over the Eastern Seaboard through the entire Sunday, … » 10/29/12 12:16am 10/29/12 12:16am

Watch Hurricane Sandy Slam the East Coast Through These 5 Live Webcams

So you want to watch the vicious Hurricane Sandy do her thing, but you don't actually want to be out there in the thick of it. Maybe you aren't even anywhere near the East Coast. Well in this Internet age, there's still a chance for you to get your voyeuristic jollies. Here are five live-streaming webcams you can use… » 10/28/12 8:00pm 10/28/12 8:00pm

The Big Bad Wolf Ain't Got Nothing on the World's Only Category 5…

When Hurricane Andrew rolled ashore in South Florida back in 1992, it destroyed $27 billion worth of property. The storm was the third most destructive to ever hit the US, an outcome due in part to the insufficient building codes of the time. Structures simply weren't built to withstand the storm's fury. These days,… » 9/12/12 11:30am 9/12/12 11:30am

Typhoon Talas Kills 47 In Japan, 450,000 People Evacuated

Japan can't catch a break. It's not right. After dealing with a 9.0 earthquake earlier this year, they just got swarmed by Typhoon Talas, a tropical storm that was just as bad as Hurricane Irene. These are the pictures of the aftermath. » 9/06/11 4:00pm 9/06/11 4:00pm