The Killer Hurricane That Surprised the Northeast, 75 Years Ago
The monstrous Hurricane of 1938 killed hundreds as it tore through the Northeast—and no one knew it was coming.
Will Hurricane Irene Spawn a Baby Boom?
Does history support the common perception that disasters can lead to spikes in birth rates?
Why Do Hurricanes Have Names?
As Hurricane Irene churns toward the northeastern United States, find out how tropical cyclones came to be assigned people’s names.