A Hurricane Is Coming

How do you know when to trust someone when they say "a hurricane is coming?" Should you only trust the NWS? Television weatherpeople? Your favorite Gawker weather blogger? All too often, people don't care where they get their weather information, and that's a huge problem. » 8/20/14 9:10am 8/20/14 9:10am

Better Ways To Name Hurricanes, Ranked

There's a paper making its way around the internet today that puts forth that hurricanes that are named after women have been historically more deadly than those named after men. There's an appealing simplicity of stupid to this—people associate men with strength, and get killed by hurricanes because they don't see… » 6/02/14 6:17pm 6/02/14 6:17pm

These Dudes In Atlantic City Don't Give Any Fucks About Hurricane Sandy

Parts of Atlantic City, N.J., might be flooding right now, but this raingear-clad duo caught about half an hour ago doesn't see the big fuss. At least they wore a little more than some people. » 10/29/12 4:00pm 10/29/12 4:00pm

Beer Of The Week: Cerveza Cucapa's Chupacabras Pale Ale

The weather is dimming, the days shrinking, and the bottle of Mexican-made English-style pale ale starts looking more seductive. It's called Chupacabras, by a craft brewer in Baja California called Cerveza Cucapa. (Twitter bio: "The only Mexican Beer that Doesn't need a lime to taste better, The Best Rated Mexican… » 10/27/12 10:35pm 10/27/12 10:35pm

Your Next Guest Editor Is Hurricane Noel

It is fitting, we suppose, that our one trip to Bermuda would be in the midst of a hurricane. And that wasn't even the stressful part; they were having some sort of rugby tournament out there, and as anyone who has ever hung out with a group of rugby players, you're perpetually one stray sneeze away from a bar brawl.… » 11/06/07 10:00am 11/06/07 10:00am