Feb 17, 2014 Winter weather is mostly a drag on the economy, but a few businesses love it
Feb 17, 2014 A business opportunity for firms that make de-icer with everything from the remnants of rum to beet juice.
Feb 13, 2014 Retail numbers out today don’t look great, sales fell by 0.4 percent in January— when you take into account “seasonal adjustment”.
Nov 15, 2013 Newer technology means ski resorts can cover more ground earlier, and stay open longer.
Sep 2, 2013 Leveraging massive amounts of computing power to predict weather and explore the galaxy.
Aug 15, 2013 How the company translates tidal waves of real time data to make renewable energy plants more efficient by predicting the weather.
Janell Burley Hofmann
Aug 1, 2013 What do you do when a family member has their face buried in a gadget during vacation?
Jul 18, 2013 A heat wave covering the Midwest and Northeast is expected to peak today -- and with it, demand for electricity to power air conditioning. People may be asked to conserve, but power grids expect they'll meet demand.
Jul 15, 2013 Tobacco is a drought resistant plant. But this year, the weather has been anything but dry in major tobacco growing states like Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia.