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The Ultimate Winter Adventure? Think New Hampshire, Not Tibet

Peter Mandel | Posted 03.18.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

"Since we cannot count on 100% reliable transportation," said the flyer mailed to me in advance, "You must be in good physical condition so that you can hike to safety ... in rugged weather conditions with energy-sapping cold, chilling and buffeting winds and through deep drifted snow." I was ready.

Joy Resmovits

Mayor Gray: D.C. 'Ready For Virtually Any Eventuality'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.27.2011 | Green

Washington, D.C., is bracing as Hurricane Irene reaches the nation's capital. Mayor Vincent Gray told reporters on a 9:15 p.m. conference call tha...

Increasing Ocean Wind Speeds Could Be Causing More Rain

AP | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- During the last quarter-century, average wind speeds have increased over the world's oceans, as have wave heights, generating rougher se...