#Sandy is a compilation of stunning iPhone photos taken during Hurricane Sandy. Its royalties will go to on-going relief efforts.
“…the first unusually hot day of the year correlates with a surge in air conditioner sales in Chicago, but not in muggy Atlanta—there, people wait through an average of two hot days before heading to the appliance store. When the crafts retailer Michaels approached the Weather Channel about advertising on rainy days—when craft projects are popular—the Weather Channel found Michaels’ sales increased not on actual rainy days, but instead when an extended forecast predicted rain within the next three days.”
Did you know that as climate change increases, so does violence?
Each glowing etch on this map represents the path of a tornado tracked in the last 56 years by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
“The Dutch are prepared for the one-in-a-thousand-years storm; New York wasn’t even prepared for a one-in-a-hundred-years storm.”
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