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Puerto Rico Hit By Islandwide Blackout
This is the second time in less than a week that a major power outage has affected the U.S. territory.
Of Mice and Mylar
Editor of The Cannon Beach Gazette and Seaside Signal. South C...
Last Sunday, we saw the first of the elk entering our property.
Powerless at Dulles Airport
Scattered Power Outages Affect White House, Capitol, State Department
Everything You Need To Know About Cooking During A Storm
When the power goes out, here's what to do.
Widespread Power Outage Strikes Detroit
Massive Michigan Power Outage Reveals Some People's Dark Side
Author, reviewer, and blogger
In case you missed it somehow, half a million people in Michigan lost power this past week after a horrendous ice storm. Not only was it the Christmas season, but this was after 300,000 had lost power less than two months ago in another storm.
The Nation's Electric Grid: Looking Back at 2003 and How Far We've Come
Assistant Secretary, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of...
We are a nation with a history of looking at what needs to be done, learning from our experiences, and then taking action. We must -- and we will -- continue doing what needs to be done so that our nation is prepared to meet these evolving challenges.
The 2003 Northeast Blackout, 10 Years Later
Life Without TV?
Founder, EqualShot; Faculty, Columbia University
As the long hours slipped by, something hopeful started to happen -- the urge for community began to overtake the feelings of despair. Neighbors in our apartment building propped open their doors and met in the pitch-black hallway. The kids entertained themselves.
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Stages of Grief: Storm Edition
Grown And Flown
Authors, Goldman Sachs: The Culture of Success
We now recognize obsession as one of the classic and final stages of grief (storm-wise) as we try to will the Con Edison trucks to head to our neighborhoods.
Does FEMA Have a Fatal Internet Fixation?
LGBT rights activist and gay veteran of the U.S. Army
While it is true that the Internet is an important and vital tool when it comes to information distribution -- it should also be noted that it can prove problematic for the public to gain access when the power is off.
10 Life Lessons I Learned From Hurricane Sandy
Executive Editor, HuffPost Home
There's only a fine line separating us from the 1920s, and that's our power grid.
Here's Why It Takes So Long To Get The Lights Back On
INFOGRAPHIC: Millions Without Power On East Coast
Chris C. Anderson
Hurricane Food Safety: What To Toss And What To Keep After A Power Outage
Not sure what to chuck? Check here.
20 Tips To Prepare Your Family For Hurricane Sandy
Kathy Carter Woods
Mom and Featured Columnist,
Ricki Lake Show
Some of these tips saved time and money. Others saved my sanity. So after you've gathered the canned foods, batteries and water, consider these.
Model Predicts Hurricane Sandy Will Cause Up To 10 Million Power Outages
Tom Zeller Jr.
LOOK: Photos Of India's Massive Blackout
How To Relax Into Powerless Living
Lisa K. Friedman
Writer; Essayist; Author, 'Capital Baby,' 'Cruise to Retributi...
It took a while to relax into powerless living. At the start, we wandered like zombies from The Walking Dead, aimless and without energy. What can we do without electricity?
'Deadliest Catch': Blackout Leaves Ship Adrift In Sea Of Ice
PHOTO: Little Girl Takes Power Outage Into Her Own Hands
Hundreds Of Thousands Without Power Amid Deadly Heat Wave
Washington's Long, Dark Lesson in Powerlessness
Communications strategist, Writer, Single Mom
Just as the major currency of Hollywood is fame, here in the Washington area we deal in power: Who has it? How much? On the last day of June, many of us were reminded of what it means to be completely powerless -- literally.
Effects of Climate Change Hit Home
Executive Director, Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2)
Think the Washington storms and Colorado wildfires are isolated incidents? Talk to the people still recovering from tornadoes in Joplin, Mo. or Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf of Mexico or the 2011 Mississippi River floods that killed nearly 400 people.
Power Outage At Amazon Exposes Risks Of Cloud Computing
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