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State of Emergency Declared as Buffalo Pounded by Snowstorm

Gary Wiepert—AP<p>Wil Fuentes (@wilfuen) via Instagram<p>Trixi Firecracker (@trixifirecracker) via Instagram<p>Angelo Carpenter (@Angelo_Pulvino) via …

Weather

Massive Snowstorm Traps Band Interpol for Over 40 Hours

The rockers of Interpol have been stuck in the snow that pounded Upstate New York, for almost two days.<p>In a message posted on the New York City–based …

Tim Hortons

What Is Lake-Effect Snow? (Hint: It Involves a Lake)

You don’t need a meteorologist to tell you what lake-effect snow is: it’s snow that’s, um, caused by a lake, right? As it turns out, things are a …

Weather

Buffalo Braces for More Snow as Winter Storm Inundates Western New York

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Weather

Floods 'More Than Likely' When the Snow Melts in New York

If “Mother Nature is showing us who’s boss,” as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said of snowfall that dumped five feet on parts of Buffalo, she’s not done …

Weather

Morning Must Reads: November 20

National weather forecasters are predicting that yet another 1 to 3 ft. of snow will likely fall over western New York during the next 48 hours, …

Ursula K. Le Guin

List: Airlines waive change fees for Great Lakes snow

Many of the nation's big airlines are waiving changes fees for passengers ticketed to fly to several airports in the Great Lakes region, which has been hit heavy snow this week.<p>American, Delta, JetBlue and Southwest all had instituted such policies. The rules for the storm-related rebooking options …

Huge snowfall in Buffalo threatens Bills-Jets game

BUFFALO — No team in the NFL has dealt with more inclement weather through the years than the Buffalo Bills.<p>But what is taking place this week in western New York is unprecedented, and its ravenous fury has put Sunday's game at Ralph Wilson Stadium between the Bills and New York Jets in peril.<p>"We …

Your Take: Readers' #BuffaloSnow photos pour in

Snow was still falling Wednesday in Buffalo and surrounding areas as a lake effect brought a bitter cold and massive snowstorm that paralyzed region.<p>More than 5 feet of snow was already on the ground from Tuesday's snowfall, and some areas south of Buffalo were expected to get a year's worth of …

Already reeling, Buffalo area pounded by more snow

New Yorkers were blasted with round two Thursday of an epic storm that dumped more than 6 feet of snow and left eight people dead, dozens stranded, thousands of lives disrupted and surreal mounds of snow <i>everywhere</i>.<p>Much of northern and western New York will be hit by heavy snow through Friday, with …

Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Vancouver Canucks

<i>(The 2014-15 NHL season is nearly upon us, and attempting to handicap the winners and losers can sometimes leave us speechless. So we decided to</i> …

Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

<i>(The 2014-15 NHL season is nearly upon us, and attempting to handicap the winners and losers can sometimes leave us speechless. So we decided to</i> …

NHL

Oddsmakers still favor Chicago Blackhawks to win 2015 Stanley Cup

A brush with the salary cap ensures that the Blackhawks won't boast the depth on opening night that they do today, but that hasn't stopped one …

Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Winnipeg Jets

<i>(The 2014-15 NHL season is nearly upon us, and attempting to handicap the winners and losers can sometimes leave us speechless. So we decided to</i> …

NHL

Alex Ovechkin to KHL talk heats up again; so is there anything to it?

You can say this much for KHL President Alexander Medvedev: If his current gig ever goes south, he could always fall back on his greatest …

Top 10 off-season NHL signings

Columnist Adam Proteau ranks the NHL's 10 best off-season player signings – and two new Pittsburgh Penguins are on the list.<p>As the beginning of NHL …

Hackers are using Google's antivirus tool to test their attacks

Google's VirusTotal site can be very handy if you're worried about malware; upload a file and dozens of antivirus tools will check to see if it's malicious. However, it's now clear that this site can hinder as much as it helps. Security research Brandon Dixon has spotted several big hacking teams …

Beware! 8 sinister consequences of Google and Amazon drones

If Google, Amazon, and Facebook usher in a new era of urban delivery drones, will we lose more than we gain? Crave's Eric Mack sees danger ahead for everything from Spam to Slurpees.<p>Last week, Google unveiled Project Wing, the company's take on delivery drones and its latest attempt to use tech and …

Drones

DNA clears North Carolina inmates after 30 years in prison

Half-brothers released after newly discovered evidence clears men in 1983 rape and murder of 11-year-old Sabrina Buie<p>DNA evidence could exonerate two in death row case<p>North Carolina’s longest-serving death row inmate and his half-brother serving a life sentence have been exonerated and released …

'Miracle at sea': 25 survive Marine crash

The Facebook page of the USS Mesa Verde was filled with dozens of well-wishes and thanks to God on Tuesday, a day after 25 Marines and U.S. Navy sailors survived the crash of a Marine Corps CH-53E helicopter as it tried to land on the amphibious transport dock in the open sea.<p>"THANK YOU GOD!!! FOR …

Three killed, two injured in Kansas City shooting | Reuters

KANSAS CITY Mo. (Reuters) - Three people were killed and two more critically injured in a shooting spree in a south Kansas City neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon, police said.<p>Law enforcement officials were called to the residential area known as Woodbridge, near an upscale country club, shortly …

Back to School: The 70s vs. Today, A Lot has Changed

<b>Back to School in the 70s</b><p>1. Take the kids downtown to go shopping at Sears for back to school clothes the last week of August. Get everyone a new …

25 Unsettling Face Swaps That Will Make You Want to Die Inside

If your worst fears involve a giant baby, look no further.<p>While most people scour Reddit and Imgur for face swaps to get a good laugh, there are a …

A brief history of psychedelic psychiatry

In the 1950s a group of pioneering psychiatrists showed that hallucinogenic drugs had therapeutic potential, but the research was halted as part of the backlash against the hippy counterculture.<p>On 5th May, 1953, the novelist Aldous Huxley dissolved four-tenths of a gram of mescaline in a glass of …

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation found to boost memory

Failing memory is one of the (many) drawbacks of old age, but can also impact younger people suffering stroke, early-stage Alzheimer's disease, …

The Brain

Yellowstone 'Super Eruption' Could Blanket U.S. in Ash, Study Finds

If Yellowstone erupted into a massive, ash-spewing volcano, how far might the plume travel across the continental United States? From coast to coast, …

Geology