Hundreds of Free Online Courses Help You Become a Weather Know-It-All

Dennis Mersereau · 05/27/14 01:00PM

Who says that you need to drown in math, debt, and tears to get an education? If you're in the mood for some book learnin', there is an awesome resource that allows you to access hundreds of lessons about weather and climatology, and it's all completely free.

What Parts Of The Country Get The Worst Weather Predictions?

Reuben Fischer-Baum & Dennis Mersereau · 05/02/14 11:50AM

When you check the day's temperature or see if it's going to rain on your way to work, the answer can vary widely depending on where you look. Luckily, the website ForecastAdvisor—which grades the accuracy of U.S. forecasting outlets such as The Weather Channel, National Weather Service (NWS), CustomWeather, and AccuWeather—can help you sort the good from the bad. If you head over to their site you can plug in your zip code and see your local numbers, but they were kind enough to provide us with their raw data for 2013, and the results are pretty surprising.