Study Shows Hurricanes With Female Names Don't Get Taken Seriously

A new study making the rounds today claims that hurricanes with female names kill more people than storms with male names because people are less inclined to believe that something with a feminine name can kill them and therefore less likely to take seriously the storm's threat. While "Proven By Science: Sexism Can … » 6/02/14 5:40pm 6/02/14 5:40pm

'Dressing Optimistically' Trend Proves Winter Has Driven Us All Insane

After months and months of uncomfortably cold temperatures, historical amounts of frozen precipitation, and dreary grey skies, a new fashion trend has finally emerged: dressing for spring even though it's really fucking cold outside. Which is also a sign that winter has finally caused us to completely lose our shit. » 3/27/14 4:30pm 3/27/14 4:30pm

Cats Can Predict the Weather, Says Really Old Book

Are you tired of lousy weather reports delivered by cheesy so-called weathermen who promise sunny skies only to leave you stranded at the beach in a torrential downpour? Looking for a more reliable source for accurate weather predictions? Well, look no further than your favorite house cat. (I'll wait. He's probably… » 2/18/14 10:30pm 2/18/14 10:30pm

Worst Winter Ever Leads to East Coast Snow Boot Shortage

As you probably know, this winter fucking sucks. Snowmageddon. Snowpocalypse. Snow Momma hosted by Wilmer Valderrama. For most of America, the past few months has been a bleak constant stream of blizzards, cold weather, sunless days and seasonal affective disorder. But wait! It's not over yet! Winter is hanging around… » 2/10/14 3:45pm 2/10/14 3:45pm

Entire Nation Is Sick and Tired of This Bullshit Winter Weather

According to freeloading rodents Punxsutawney Phil and Staten Island Chuck, America has six weeks of winter left. And honestly? I'm not sure we're going to make it. It's been so cold for so long that The Shining is starting to look like a documentary. Will this stupid frigid weather ever end? » 2/04/14 11:00am 2/04/14 11:00am

This Is What -40°F Feels Like

Thanks to Canada failing to sufficiently warm up a big blanket of freezing air descending southward from the Arctic, for much of the lower 48 states, the next couple of days are going to be colder than Jack Frost's butt plug. Some of the forecasted wind chills are so cold they're almost unfathomable — unless you grew… » 1/06/14 3:00pm 1/06/14 3:00pm

WeatherBragging: A Rant

Ah, the weather. The topic of satisfyingly lukewarm conversations everywhere. While I do dislike excessive weather complaining (well, just any excessive complaining), it is always on everyone's minds and never offends anyone. What I hate, however, is smug WeatherBragging in response to any weather-related comment.… » 12/08/13 3:30pm 12/08/13 3:30pm