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Gaza's Network Of Tunnels Is A Major Hole In Israel's Defenses

Israeli officials say the country's deadly ground offensive won't end until its soldiers destroy a vast network of Hamas tunnels the militants use to try to attack Jewish communities outside the Gaza Strip.<p>Three more soldiers died Wednesday when explosives detonated as they uncovered one of those …

Climate Change Is Already Here, Says Massive Government Report

WASHINGTON -– Climate change is no longer a distant threat, but a real and present danger in the United States, according to a government report issued Tuesday.<p>The report is the latest update from the U.S. Global Change Research Program, and details ways that climate change -- caused predominantly …

Dissenting Scientists Label White House Climate Report As ‘Pseudoscience’

4:22 PM 05/06/2014<p>Climate scientists have said the White House’s National Climate Assessment (NCA) resembles pseudoscience more than actual …

New York City Flood Risk Has Risen 20-Fold Since Late 1800s, Study Says

The odds that New York City will be flooded by a storm, such as a winter nor'easter or a summer hurricane, is now at least 20 times greater than it …

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Sandy flashback: Retracing the superstorm via Instagram

When photojournalist Ed Kashi began his day covering the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, he never thought his first picture taken would be 100 yards away from his own house.<p>“Our dear friend’s home had a huge tree firmly implanted into its second floor bedroom,” Kashi said. “I immediately broke down …

Then and Now: Panoramic views of Breezy Point one year after Superstorm Sandy

Soon after Superstorm Sandy pushed a surge of water through the Queens, N.Y., neighborhood of Breezy Point, a fire engulfed more than 100 homes. Almost a year later, new homes are beginning to replace the charred landscape that took over six months to clean up.

Revisiting Sandy: Photographer retraces his steps a year after superstorm's destruction

It was late afternoon last Oct. 29, and Superstorm Sandy was bearing down on the East Coast. Photojournalist Ed Kashi was on his way to Newark, N.J., from the banks of the Hudson River when the radio announcer reminded listeners again to get off the streets and seek shelter.<p>“The traffic lights were …

Faces of Brooklyn's Public Housing Residents After Sandy

<i>After days of living in darkness and bitter cold, apartment-dwellers in Red Hook are slowly regaining power.</i><p>Ulyses Bermudez just had his first bath in a week and a half. "It was so fantastic, it took me two hours and 22 minutes to warm up that water. But when I went in there, I was at heaven, I was …

Fire engulfs NJ boardwalk that survived Sandy

<i>Gallery: View photos of the fire by The Star-Ledger</i><p><i>By Lauren DiSanto, NBC Philadelphia</i><p>Flames spread rapidly along the boardwalk in Seaside Park at the Jersey Shore as dark smoke was spotted from miles away.<p>The fire, which started around 2:30 p.m. near Kohr Brothers Frozen Custard shop, 1800 …

#SANDY the book: A look at the superstorm through iPhone photos

Cell phones and social networks are great tools to quickly push images and information to large audiences, but they haven’t proven their utility for creating a lasting archive. Photographer Wyatt Gallery is spearheading a book that just might change that.<p>"#SANDY" is a collection of iPhone …

Wake-Up Call! Boston Developers Learn Lessons From Sandy

The threat to the Hub's waterfront posed by <b>rising sea levels</b> is well-known. It portends an environmental catastrophe of the highest order.<p>The economic threat posed by rising sea levels (O.K., we'll say it: due to climate change that's due to man-made global warming) is well-known, too. Ambitious …

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NYC Mayor Spending $100M to Rebuild Every Home Sandy Destroyed

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to rebuild every home destroyed by Hurricane Sandy 17 months after the mega-storm caused billions of dollars …

De Blasio Announces Revised Sandy Relief Plan

At an event in the <b>Rockaways</b> yesterday, <b>Mayor de Blasio</b> announced a plan to reallocate <b>$100 million</b> in federal funds to aid victims of <b>Hurricane Sandy</b>.<p>The plan will improve relief delivery, 17 months after the devastating storm struck New York. According to a press release, rebuilding all destroyed …

Storm proof Jersey: See 4 ambitious plans to ward off next Sandy

MORRISTOWN — A sprawling mixed-use park in the Meadowlands to sop up storm surge. A robust stormwater management system in Hoboken. New design for …

Hurricane Sandy victims get another big scare: Editorial

The ceaseless nightmare of Hurricane Sandy victims has a new twist: More than a year after their homes were wrecked, hundreds of people face yet …

Call for defibrillators in schools and leisure centres

<b>Life-saving defibrillators should be made available at more schools and leisure centres in Scotland, according to the Scottish Liberal Democrats.</b><p>The party has obtained figures which it says shows that only a fifth of sites have the equipment.<p>Defibrillators deliver an electric shock to the heart in …

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Trilogy Of Light Series Finale Released | "City Lights"

This is the third and final chapter from Colin Rich's series "Trilogy of Lights" and is one of the most epic time lapse series I've ever seen. The …

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Embattled Met Council Set To Get Public Funds Again After Agreeing To Governance Changes

The charity that saw former long-time head William Rapfogel charged with helping to steal $5 million from the organization has been cleared to again …

Architecture Art and Design Magazine

Latest<p>May 25, 2018<p>Being a part of a predominantly visual profession, architects are encouraged to focus heavily on drawing, modeling, and designing. …

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases Hurricane Sandy Coastal Projects

<b>Study evaluated how several dozen coastal storm risk management projects performed during Hurricane Sandy, how the storm impacted the projects</b> …