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From 'Gale' to 'Inconceivable,' Ranking Tornado Strength

Tornado season began with a crash in the southeastern U.S. this week, where dozens of twisters ripped across Mississippi, Arkansas and Alabama. At …

Firenado: a spectacular mix of fire and a tornado

It sounds like the title of a straight-to-DVD disaster movie, but no, a "firenado" is one of nature's own spectacles – albeit with a little rebranding. As the name suggests, a firenado is what can happen when a tornado-like weather phenomenon meets a ground fire. The result: roaring spouts of flame …

Massive Spring Storms Bring Tornadoes to Colorado, Minnesota

Severe weather broke out across the Great Plains again on Thursday as boisterous winds rocked North Texas and tornadoes were spotted in Colorado and …

California fire tornadoes catch the eye, but just what is a 'firenado'?

While crews continue to battle raging wildfires in San Diego County, many on social media have been highlighting the tornado-like flaming vortexes captured in photos from the front lines.<p>Known in the science community as a fire whirl, on social media they've become popularly known as "fire tornado" …

Battles Rage in Donetsk as Ukraine Accuses Militia of Arms Smuggling

KIEV - Ukraine accused Russian militia of smuggling a convoy of arms across the border Tuesday as a fierce battles continued between Kievs forces and pro-Moscow separatists in the city of Donetsk.<p>A column of trucks and cars carrying Kalashnikov rifles, rocket-propelled grenades and other explosives …

The US Air Force's oldest bomber is now a flying network

The B-52 may be one of the US Air Force's most reliable bombers, but it's not exactly a technology powerhouse; some of its systems were only fresh when Kennedy was President. The aircraft's newly-delivered CONECT (Combat Network Communications Technology) variant is finally catching up with the …

Canadian airlines will let you use devices during takeoff and landing

American airlines may let you use your mobile devices at every stage of flight, but their Canadian counterparts still insist that you power down until you're in mid-air. That's going to change shortly, though: Transport Canada has greenlit the use of electronics during takeoff and landing. As long …

Browns Join USO with Remembrance and Gratitude

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The Week in Review: Typhoon Haiyan Takes Its Toll

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p>Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, the local government is still struggling to …

Yosemite National Park officials tell videographers to leave their drones at home

Officials want to make sure your next visit to Yosemite National Park isn't marred by a drone buzzing overhead. On Friday, the National Park Service issued a statement informing visitors that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are banned inside the park's 1,169 square miles of land in California. The …

U-2 Spy Plane Disrupted Hundreds Of Flights, FAA Acknowledges

A snarl of air traffic over California last week is being blamed on a Cold War-era spy plane whose flight plan did not compute for air traffic control computers. After the altitude of the U-2 plane was misinterpreted, efforts to route airliners around it created havoc.<p>"According to sources, the U-2 …