31 Aug '11, 3pm

Why I Thought Irene Would Kill Me: Hurricane Irene as seen from space. Image: NASA Goddard In... th.bp #green #USRC

Why I Thought Irene Would Kill Me: Hurricane Irene as seen from space. Image: NASA Goddard In... th.bp #green #USRC

Our politics are apocalyptic enough, the news is apocalyptic enough -- between the debt ceiling standoff, the interminable recession, the eroding Euro Zone, and the chaos in the Middle East, few feet still find sturdy ground. Both left and right are talking end times. They always do, but this time they mean it. Barack Obama with his radical agenda is herding the nation away from its sacred traditions and right off a cliff. The Tea Party with its blind ideology will turn America into a religious corporatocracy that dooms unions and the poor. manm But those disasters, oceans away or still incipient, concern governance and the matters of men. A real disaster needs to rise up out of the earth in order to really embody our primordial insecurities, to channel our basest fears. And yet, a strange thing is happening. Those two spheres are merging. For over twenty years now scienti...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 26 Aug '11, 12pm

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grist.org 29 Aug '11, 5pm

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Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Aug '11, 9pm

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Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

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Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Aug '11, 8pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 27 Aug '11, 6am

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