Carmen Wong Ulrich
Nov 13, 2013 People around the world want to help the Philippines. But what’s the best way to donate after disaster strikes?
Nov 12, 2013 The aging grid's main protection against attack is that it's too sprawling and complicated to all go down at once.
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.
Oct 31, 2013 A 32-feet-long, 16-feet-wide tube that can inflate to up to 35,000 gallons of volume may be our best hope next time there is a super storm.
Oct 28, 2013 The community of Ortley Beach off the Jersey Shore was hit hard when Sandy made landfall. It’s trying to rebuild, but it's finding it difficult when homeowners can't help.
Oct 28, 2013 A year ago this week, Hurricane Sandy plowed into the eastern seaboard, leaving dozens dead and causing more than $50 billion in damage. The repairs are ongoing in so many spots with applications on file from 25,000 New Yorkers in need of assistance, mostly to fix homes. But some communities are not rebuilding.
Sep 2, 2013 A year after Hurricane Sandy's destruction, Labor Day marks the end of a summer of recovery for beach towns.
Aug 27, 2013 Widely reported: your smartphone uses the same amount of electricity as two refrigerators. Why some ideas stick around, true or not.
Aug 21, 2013 Power companies are starting to steal from the mobile phone playbook, offering free nights and weekends or pre-paid plans. This can save you money, or it can blow you away with higher bills.