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Storm Chasers

3 Storm Chasers Killed In Car Crash As They Pursued Tornado

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.29.2017 | Crime

Three storm chasers pursuing a tornado were killed on Tuesday when their vehicles collided at an intersection in Texas. Two of the storm chasers, Weat...

WATCH: Softball-Sized Hail Pounds Storm Chasers

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 04.27.2015 | Green

Storm chasers Spencer Basoco and Lawrence McEwen found their windshield was no match for the giant hail falling near Stephenville, Texas, on Sunday. ...

Society, Art and Nature: Camille Seaman

Quassan Castro | Posted 10.23.2013 | TED Weekends
Quassan Castro

As a society we encounter nature everyday. Nature and society are linked. A simple act of encountering nature daily becomes important and perhaps profound when we greet nature with artistic lens.

PHOTOS: Meet The Storm Chasers Of Instagram

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.22.2013 | Green

Not every Instagram user just posts photos of their pets or their favorite meals. A new blog post from Instagram is highlighting some of its users ...

The Storms We Chase

Chris Fici | Posted 09.22.2013 | TED Weekends
Chris Fici

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThe power that Mama Nature has over us is a constant reminder of the dark and the light in our personal spiritual journey.

WATCH: Images Of America's Storms Will Take Your Breath Away

Camille Seaman | Posted 09.18.2013 | TED Weekends
Camille Seaman

2013-07-18-seamanpull.jpgThe underlying goal of my work is to help trigger an emotional connection, one that I hope will spark a relationship between the viewer and this planet.

Oklahoma Tornadoes: Even What We Know Can Hurt Us

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

These deaths in Oklahoma are a reminder that, sometimes, knowledge isn't enough to create safety. We should always seek to know more but never forget that we don't know all.

Storm Crazy

James Moore | Posted 10.25.2013 | Media
James Moore

The scientists try to get close enough to determine the funnel's path and then set instruments in front to see if they can gather data that may one day help predict formation and, as a consequence, save lives. But what about the news crews? Why are they taking these risks?

'Storm Chasers' Star Dies In Oklahoma

Posted 06.05.2013 | TV

Former "Storm Chaser" star Tim Samaras, his son Paul Samaras, and colleague Carl Young died while chasing the Oklahoma storm on Friday, May 31. "We...

WATCH: Crazy Video Of Car Caught In Oklahoma Tornado

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green

A dramatic video of a tornado near Oklahoma City on Friday shows a group of storm chasers racing to escape the twister. In the video, Oklahoma Un...

WATCH: This Is What The Inside Of A Tornado Looks Like

Posted 05.29.2013 | Green

Please don't try this at home. In an intense, fascinating video clip, professional storm chasers Brandon Ivey and Sean Casey take viewers inside a ...

Molly O'Toole

Social Media 'Storm Chasers' Take Grave Risks | Molly O'Toole | Posted 05.22.2013 | Technology

When Tim Baker began racing to the front lines of unfolding natural disasters 18 years ago, it was just him, his video cameras and the tornado. Bu...

Avoiding Post-Disaster Scam Artists

Jason Alderman | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business
Jason Alderman

Have you ever turned on the light in a dark basement and shuddered as cockroaches scurried away? I get that same sense of revulsion whenever I hear about unscrupulous swindlers taking advantage of the victims of natural and manmade disasters.

SEC Cracks Down On 'Storm Chasers' In Haiti Stock Scam

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.02.2012 | Business

On Wednesday, federal regulators announced a crackdown on 11 individuals alleged to have used the 2010 Haitian earthquake as a backdrop for perpetrati...

Storm Chasers: The Science Is Not Worth the Danger

Paul Yeager | Posted 12.11.2011 | Green
Paul Yeager

In a pop-culture world that can turn anyone from a pawn shop owner to a professional beach vacationer to a rich (and petty) housewife into a television star, it's not surprising that tornado-seeking meteorologists would want to get in on the action.

Weather as Entertainment: An Increasingly Dangerous Allure

David Schonauer | Posted 08.27.2011 | Green
David Schonauer

2011-06-27-tornado.jpgPhotographer Jim Reed's business is severe weather, and this year business has been good.

LISTEN: Could A Joplin-Like Twister Hit Colorado?

Posted 08.06.2011 | Denver

What’s the possibility of a big, deadly tornado in Colorado? We couldn’t help but wonder with all the twisters that’ve hit the Midwest, South an...

WATCH: 'Into The Storm'

Reed Timmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Reed Timmer

Over the last 12 years as an extreme storm chaser, I've risked my life documenting the most powerful and deadly natural disasters on the planet.