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30 Day Challenge: Thankful/Day 18

Today is Thanksgiving Eve.  As many families across the nation are waking up to freezing temperatures, snow covered lawns and driveways in need of shoveling, I am thankful to live in Florida.   263 more words

Monthly Challenge

McClellan Leads No. 17 Miami Over Charlotte 77-74

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sheldon McClellan scored a career-high 31 points and had 11 rebounds as No. 17 Miami defeated Charlotte for the second time in three days, 77-74 on Tuesday night. 407 more words

Sports

Identifying hurricanes

“Leonardo da Vinci, famous for being an artist, scientist, inventor and musician, may also have been the first to IDENTIFY HURRICANES., scientists say.

Ann Pizzorusso, a geologist and Renaissance art scholar said the painter’s drawings show that he had identified the swirling pattern of a hurricane 500yrs before satellite technology first revealed the distinctive image of a hurricane. 158 more words

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Climate Change in the 21st Century: Pacific Hurricanes, Super Typhoons, and Extreme Cyclones

If the past several decades are any indication, and if current trends in global warming continue, the probability of more frequent and severe super storms will continue to increase. 572 more words

Climate Change

NOAA touts hurricane season forecast success

Via NOAA press release: Atlantic hurricane season stays quiet as predicted

Improved model, new surge forecast products and research projects debuted

The Atlantic hurricane season will officially end November 30, and will be remembered as a relatively quiet season as was predicted. 1,121 more words

Weather

HISTORIC HURRICANES: THE GREAT STORM OF 1703

Great Britain has its share of violent storms (the photo above was taken in Blackpool in what was about to become gale-force winds) but nowadays, people have some warning and are a bit prepared. 86 more words

HISTORY HAPPENINGS

The Eye

The Quiet of the eye of a hurricane is peaceful breath among the rage of wind and rain.

Landscapes