The you're all gonna die hurricane 

WE ALL MAY NEED TO TAKE A STEP BACK.. Everyone. Weather forecasters.. News media folks.. Bloggers and Tweets and even the social justice warriors among us. The whole lot. While Fox News’ Shepard Smith was covering Hurricane Matthew, he went far.. Very far. He not only warned that people in the affected area would die, … Read moreThe you're all gonna die hurricane 

Summer blockbuster: Cascadia Rising drill prepped for June 7

Starting on June 7th, FEMA will be conducting a large scale drill that has been named “Cascadia Rising” that will simulate the effects of a magnitude 9.0 earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone and an accompanying west coast tsunami dozens of feet tall. According to the official flyer for the event, more than “50 counties, … Read moreSummer blockbuster: Cascadia Rising drill prepped for June 7

The Virgin Mary: A hillside symbol of strength in quake torn Ecuador

From the New York Times report:   By NICHOLAS CASEY APRIL 21, 2016 MONTECRISTI, Ecuador — The earth shook and the steeple fell, taking most of the bell tower with it. A white facade gave way, leaving the pews open to the street.  But amid the wreckage at the basilica, one object remained untouched: Our Mother of Monserrate, … Read moreThe Virgin Mary: A hillside symbol of strength in quake torn Ecuador