What Causes Atlantic Hurricanes to Curve Away From the U.S.?

For the past week and change, we've watched Hurricane Edouard swirl its way through the central Atlantic. Its track is thousands of miles long at this point, yet it's affected nobody but some ships and some planes and some fish. What causes hurricanes to make such grand curves out in the ocean? » 9/18/14 2:32pm Yesterday 2:32pm

The Ultimate Tutorial for Writing Slimy Internet Hoaxes

Have you ever wanted to get millions of hits on your blog without having to use one bit of your brain? Would you like to create a hoax disguised as satire in order to bring home a traffic bonanza? Do you aspire to be a slimebag? Boy have I got the tutorial for you! » 9/17/14 4:14pm Wednesday 4:14pm

ABC News Meteorologist: "Like Most People, Weather Makes Me Horny"

Most broadcast mets won't say "heck" for fear that their more easily-offended viewers will stiff them. ABC News Meteorologist Rob Marciano likes to live on the hard edge. A loud crack of thunder can be exciting, but I don't know how many weather geeks would admit it puts a kink in their isobar. » 9/16/14 3:49pm Tuesday 3:49pm

Southwestern United States Braces for a Major Flash Flooding Repeat

Tropical Storm Odile is trucking through the Gulf of California this afternoon after striking the Baja Peninsula as a major hurricane on Sunday night. The storm's remnants will move into the southwestern U.S. over the next few days, potentially creating a repeat of last week's major flash flooding. » 9/16/14 1:48pm Tuesday 1:48pm

The Patents Used to Prove Chemtrails Are Not What They Seem

For over fourteen years, a U.S. Navy patent, no. 3899144, has been used to suggest that the federal government is secretly dispersing a powdered chemical substance in the atmosphere, for reasons that are murky and contested. It's a leap in logic nearly as old as the chemtrail conspiracy theories themselves. » 9/15/14 4:06pm Monday 4:06pm

Unleash Your Inner Geek With These Excellent Weather Radar Programs

If you're a weather geek and have a few bucks to burn, there are quite a few excellent weather radar programs available for download. Trying to judge which one is the best can be tough, and each has its strengths and weaknesses. Let's take a look at the best (and the worst) weather radar programs. » 9/15/14 1:27pm Monday 1:27pm

Woman Upset Over This Motherfucker Flooding Allowed to Tell Her Story

A short clip from a local television news station in Memphis went viral yesterday after a visibly upset woman shouted into the microphone that this was the fifth time "this motherfucker" has flooded. Later that afternoon, that same station allowed her more airtime to tell her full story. » 9/12/14 8:00am 9/12/14 8:00am

Woman Interrupts Reporter to Complain About This Motherfucker Flooding

The Memphis area is under a flash flood emergency this morning as storms have produced five to seven inches of rain in a short period of time. A homeowner impacted by the flooding interrupted a reporter on live television to tell her just how many times this motherfucker has flooded. » 9/11/14 11:32am 9/11/14 11:32am

Wunderground Uses Fox News Graphing Technique to Boast Forecast Skills

Weather Underground (or "Wunderground") recently launched a campaign to tout their top-of-the-heap forecast accuracy compared other private weather companies. And in classic marketing form, they distorted the hell out of the graph to drive home their point. » 9/10/14 1:11pm 9/10/14 1:11pm