"The damage is complete," Sanders told PRI's The Takeaway. "For the first time in 300 years, there’s not a single living person on the island of Barbuda — a civilization that has existed on that island for over 300 years has now been extinguished."
Hurricane Irma hit Barbuda on September 6 as a category 5 tropical cyclone. The 400 mile-across storm entirely swallowed the 62 square mile island, and laid waste to 95 percent of the island's structures. Read more...More about Global Warming, Hurricane, Hurricane Irma, Barbuda, and Science'>
An off-duty cop in Miami went to check out the damage Hurricane Irma brought to a local neighborhood when he encountered a nun cutting up trees to clear the roadways...with a chainsaw.
Sister Margaret Ann wanted to help clean up damages after witnessing an almost car accident as a result of the storm. She took it upon herself to start the cleaning process.
She worked her way (in full on habit by the way) around one of the trees, unaware of her audience. Talk about b-o-s-s. Read more...More about Watercooler, Nun, Hurricane Irma, Culture, and Web Culture
Hurricane Irma was different. Instead of going north, as many projected, Irma veered southwest and centered its eye directly over the British and U.S. Virgin Islands. By the time islanders understood the severity of what was headed their way, it was too late. Read more...More about Science, Extreme Weather, Hurricane, Hurricane Irma, and St John'>
Stevie Wonder started by saying, “When love goes into action, it preferences no color of skin, no ethnicity, no religious beliefs, no sexual preferences and no political persuasions. It just loves.”
A few seconds later he added, “Anyone who believes there’s no such thing as global warming must be blind or unintelligent.” Read more...More about Beyonce, Climate Change, Stevie Wonder, Hurricane Harvey, and Hurricane Irma'>