No fair. When I had to lay in an MRI tube for an hour while I was sleep deprived and writhing in pain, they shoved me in there with a pair of earphones and the occasional "take a deep breath and hold." I must have gone to the wrong hospital. What a ripoff. » 9/22/14 5:44pm Yesterday 5:44pm

Chicago, Detroit Face a Risk for Severe Weather on Saturday

It looks like the weather over the United States will briefly get interesting again over the next few days, and as with all interesting weather, it spells danger for millions of people. Areas from Chicago to Detroit are at risk for large hail, damaging winds, and possibly an isolated tornado tomorrow. » 9/19/14 3:02pm Friday 3:02pm

What Causes Atlantic Hurricanes to Curve Away From the U.S.?

For the past week and change, we've watched Hurricane Edouard swirl its way through the central Atlantic. Its track is thousands of miles long at this point, yet it's affected nobody but some ships and some planes and some fish. What causes hurricanes to make such grand curves out in the ocean? » 9/18/14 2:32pm Thursday 2:32pm

The Ultimate Tutorial for Writing Slimy Internet Hoaxes

Have you ever wanted to get millions of hits on your blog without having to use one bit of your brain? Would you like to create a hoax disguised as satire in order to bring home a traffic bonanza? Do you aspire to be a slimebag? Boy have I got the tutorial for you! » 9/17/14 4:14pm Wednesday 4:14pm

ABC News Meteorologist: "Like Most People, Weather Makes Me Horny"

Most broadcast mets won't say "heck" for fear that their more easily-offended viewers will stiff them. ABC News Meteorologist Rob Marciano likes to live on the hard edge. A loud crack of thunder can be exciting, but I don't know how many weather geeks would admit it puts a kink in their isobar. » 9/16/14 3:49pm 9/16/14 3:49pm

Southwestern United States Braces for a Major Flash Flooding Repeat

Tropical Storm Odile is trucking through the Gulf of California this afternoon after striking the Baja Peninsula as a major hurricane on Sunday night. The storm's remnants will move into the southwestern U.S. over the next few days, potentially creating a repeat of last week's major flash flooding. » 9/16/14 1:48pm 9/16/14 1:48pm

I'm going to passive-aggressively post this on Facebook so all of my former college roommates see it. I lost count of how many times I tripped over one of their FIFTY-FIVE MOTHERFUCKING GODDAMN PAIRS OF SHOES JESUS CHRIST HOW MANY PAIRS OF SHOES DOES A 19-YEAR-OLD MALE NEED. » 9/16/14 12:43pm 9/16/14 12:43pm