Posts Tagged ‘disasters’

Earthquake Today. Next: Hurricane.

August 23, 2011

Phil Plait’s animation (above) shows how the shock of today’s earthquake rippled across the country.  The seismic wave also rolled across the Blogosphere and Twitterverse:


The Next National Disaster

May 12, 2010

 The Next Big Disaster

The USA has seen a lot this year:

Snow storms. Floods. Tornadoes. Oil spills.


Grasshoppers. The USDA predicts a record infestation of voracious grasshoppers in the Western states. They eat crops and the forage that feeds cattle.

Things are getting downright Biblical.

Image by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

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