Monthly Archives: October 2011

Live Webcam from the Statue of Liberty

This is actually pretty neat. You have several different webcams to choose from, and there is sound in the background as well. Are those really sea gulls and a helicopter I hear? I think so. The sound, as well as … Continue reading

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Global Warming, Climate Change… Whatever You Want to Call It

Are you a global warming skeptic? Well, according to researchers at U.C. Berkeley, after you read their report, you should be “speechless.” ¬†They have compiled a billion temperature records dating back to the 1800’s from 15 sources around the world, … Continue reading

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Texas Wildfires Are Not the Worst: Video of a Decade of Fires

NASA just released satellite imagery of the past decade of fires around the globe. Africa beats Texas by a mile as far as fire goes, but most of their fires were intentionally set to clear farmland. If you can get … Continue reading

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San Antonio Earthquake Sets a New Record: Video

We have yet another record-breaking natural event in Texas this year. This time it’s the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the southern region of the state. A 4.8 magnitude earthquake struck Thursday morning 103 miles south of Austin. The tremor … Continue reading

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Texas Dust Storm, October 2011

We’ve got just about every kind of weather warning this morning – high winds, extreme fire danger, red flag warning, you name it. But at least here in the Houston area, we aren’t getting slammed with a dust storm — … Continue reading

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Easiest Way to Shuck Corn

This is pretty amazing. Who knew…?

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Fire Weather Update for Tuesday, October 18

We’re all wondering when this will end. Even with the recent bit of rain we’ve had, the drought persists. Please note this latest warning from the National Weather Service. URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 644 … Continue reading

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