Posts tagged "hurricane"

Storm Sexism: People Take Male-Named Hurricanes More Seriously Than Female Ones, And The Death Toll Rises Because Of It

There are a lot of places women don’t get taken seriously as seriously as men — workplaces, sci-fi conventions, the military, politics — but a new study just proved that our culture’s tendency to think of women as weak and inconsequential actually has a measurable death toll, in a surprising form: hurricanes. Weather researchers noticed…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 3, 2014

October 30: What Are We Wearing Today? Hurricane Sandy Edition

Halleloo! New York City is still a hot mess, with power outages and flooding affecting millions of people. Amelia is still without power — send positive thoughts to her and Lucca. But the show must go on and that’s why we’re doing What Are We Wearing Today?: Hurricane Sandy Edition. We are all working from home…

Jessica Wakeman / October 30, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Hurricane-Proof Rain Boots

This whole Hurricane Sandy thing has reminded us how unpredictable and destructive weather can be — especially if you’re caught outdoors without some protective rain gear. But there’s no reason you can’t beat the rain and look cute, too. That’s why we’ve combed through and found ten tough-as-nails, water-resistant pairs of colorful and cheery rai…

Julie Gerstein / October 30, 2012

Good Job, Internet! The Best Hurricane Sandy Memes

What do you do when you’re forced to stay home from work with bottles of booze and a flickering Internet connection? Make Hurricane Sandy themed memes, of course. I found all these on Tumblr and Facebook.
If you see any great memes floating around, email me at and I’ll update this gallery with the…

Jessica Wakeman / October 30, 2012

Coco Endures Hurricane Sandy The Only Way She Knows How

Coco from “Ice Loves Coco” held a one-woman wet tee shirt contest in the midst of Hurricane Sandy. Given how it appears she lives right on the water in New Jersey, I’m surprised she wasn’t evacuated.  [Daily Mail UK]
David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon both taped their nightly talk shows to empty theater…

Jessica Wakeman / October 30, 2012

11 Ways Ladies Can Prepare For Hurricane Irene

Come on, Irene! If you live on the East Coast, you have no doubt been hearing nothing but OMG A HURRICANE IS COMING!!! for the past 24 hours and are kinda sick of it already. Alas, you should probably be prepared for whatever Mother Nature has in store this weekend. We know ladies who read…

Jessica Wakeman / August 26, 2011