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Sexism Makes Female-Named Storms More Deadly

Our hurricane-naming system taps into an unconscious sexism—and the results are potentially disastrous, researchers say. A study suggests that when we hear a female name for a hurricane, we're less wo…

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10 States Most at Risk Of Disaster

History is punctuated with disasters. Vesuvius, the China floods, the San Francisco earthquake, the Indian Ocean tsunami, and countless other catastrophes dot the timeline with damage, loss and destru…

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Top 5 Tips To Keep Pets Safe During Hurricane Sandy

As Hurricane Sandy threatens land along the East Coast, it is important to plan for your pets when preparing for the storm. Our friends at the ASPCA and the Humane Society of the United States have pr…

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Amazing Dog Rescue During Hurricane Isaac (Video)

By Animal Planet A 70-year-old Louisiana man and his four dogs found themselves trapped in the attic of their home after a levee broke during the recent Hurricane Isaac rampage. The Nation…

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Storms Leave Behind Wildlife, Pollution and Debris

As Hurricane Irene whipped through my Northeast town, leaving my home flooded and without power, I wondered what else such a massive storm would leave behind. Within just a few days, it became evident…

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Much of the East Coast is gripping for what is likely to be an historic and devastating hurricane. With Sandy expected to impact areas not used to such extreme conditions, tens of millions of people w…

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