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10 Essential Stories About Hurricane Katrina

<i>It was Aug. 29, 2005, that Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana, leading to one of the most catastrophic natural disasters in U.S. history.</i> …

New Orleans

The Lasting Effects of Hurricane Katrina

Thousands of kids who survived the 2005 storm are still dealing with the fallout<p>http://content.jwplatform.com/videos/2Uu4Wv4h-JU0RFN84.mp4<p>Even as a …

Homeland Security is testing nightmare scenarios where toy drones become flying bombs

Drunk crash landings are the least of our problems<p>Here's a hypothetical matchup for you. A column of tanks covered in thick armor, capable of firing many bullets of both large and small caliber. On the other side, a bunch of plastic quadcopters you bought at the local Walmart. Who wins? According …

Drones

Inside Amazon Prime

In December 2004, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos threw out a challenge to a small group of employees huddled in the boathouse behind his Medina, Wash. home, a …

eCommerce

The Woman Who Followed Her Identity Thief for Two Years

Photographer Jessamyn Lovell put her own identity thief under surveillance for two years—and exhibited the results for all to see.<p>Portrait of …

Identity Theft

18 Recipes to Make Your Valentine’s Day Extra Spicy

There are more than a few ways to spice things up on Valentine’s Day, but this collection of 18 recipes will literally warm things up. Each course, from appetizers to mains to dessert, packs some serious heat. In other words: Get ready for a red-hot night whether you’re celebrating the holiday solo …

Cooking

Fighting the Caribbean's lionfish invasion

At first it seemed like just another reef dive as I finned past spherical brain corals 6ft in diameter, above great drifts of staghorn coral resembling amber antlers, and in between purple barrel sponges obscured by clouds of red squirrelfish. In the Soufrière Marine Management Area off the …

5 Trends That Will Shape The Future Of Tiny Housing

Cities and renters are starting to accept apartments that are just 350 square feet. Here’s what the future of micro-housing holds.<p>The American dream of a household with 2.5 children, a dog, and a two-car garage is no longer the norm: people are staying single longer, having children later, and …

Housing

When Cops Break Bad: Inside a Police Force Gone Wild

Over the past five years, police in Albuquerque have shot and killed 28 people<p>Looking west from the scrub and boulders of the Sandia Mountains, the …