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Flood and hurricane impacts predicted with social media

Social media can warn us about hurricanes, storms and floods before they happen, according to new research. Key words and photos on social media can signal developing risks – like water levels rising before a flood, say investigators. 469 more words

Weather

Mega-waves swept Caribbean corals far inland

New research will help islands prepare for future coastal hazards

Staff Report

Sometime before Columbus sailed into the Caribbean, a massive ocean upheaval tossed giant coral boulders far inland on tiny island — a sign that there may have a tsunami, or perhaps an extra-powerful hurricane in the region. 577 more words

Environment

The Guide to Thursday

Lets keep it alive with some more NHL action while soccer remains dead.

Montreal Canadiens v. Carolina Hurricanes (@ Centre Bell; Montreal, Canada)

Despite Carolina’s recent success (or what seems like success) it is still a very easy spot to target a home Montreal Canadiens team.   233 more words

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Cuban and US scientists launch joint research on hurricanes

Cuba, Mar 23rd – Cuban and US scientists held a joint workshop in Havana to study the frequency and intensity of hurricanes that hit the island in the past 10 thousand years with the aim of expanding their knowledge on those natural phenomena. 92 more words

Cuba

Belgium-born Lecomte helps Baylor get to another Sweet 16

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Belgium-born Lecomte helps Baylor get to another Sweet 16

Belgium-born Lecomte helps Baylor get to another Sweet 16:- Manu Lecomte is like so many other players who made the NCAA Tournament. 27 more words