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”.
Jan 17, 2014 On the 20th anniversary of the Northridge earthquake, which population centers should be worried?
Dec 10, 2013 Between 2011 and 2012, giving to international aid went up by more than 2 percent.
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Nov 13, 2013 People around the world want to help the Philippines. But what’s the best way to donate after disaster strikes?
Nov 11, 2013 The Philippines is reeling and thousands are presumed dead after a massive typhoon hit over the weekend. While relief efforts are underway, they may be undercut by the 7.2 earthquake that hit the Philippines last month.
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.
Jul 25, 2013 Coming from different financial situations can affect everything about picking up the pieces after a natural disaster -- even getting, and holding on to a job.
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.