The Harrowing Tale of Alaska’s Mysterious Orange Goo

On August 3, 2011, a mysterious orange goo washed ashore in the quiet village of Kivalina, Alaska. It was a bright, moldy-looking substance, which first covered the rocks at the harbor. But the next day, after a rain storm, residents curiously found the goo inside rain buckets and even on at least one rooftop. One …

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NOAA Explains Why We Can’t Nuke Tropical Cyclones

Earlier this year, NOAA shocked the world when they announced that mermaids — yes, mermaids — probably aren’t real. Well, unfortunately, they’ve once again decided to crush the hopes and dreams of those of us who sometimes like to think outside the box. Like, way outside the box. On their Tropical Cyclone Modification And Myths …

Sink Florida (For Fun!)

I get it — you’re bored and you feel like sinking Florida. We’ve all been there. NOAA has you covered with their Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Impacts simulator. Go ahead, check it out. You can even view photographs of different landmarks that change depending on the Sea Level Rise, which you can manipulate …