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dangerous weather

'Frankenstorm' Hurricane Sandy Looks Pretty Scary From Space

www.theatlantic.com
The International Space Station captured this view of the brewing storm on October 26. Orbiting Earth at an altitude of roughly 200-250 miles, the I.S.S. is in an ideal position to observe hurricanes brewing in the Caribbean, and NASA is always kind enough to share the videos on their multimedia page. Sandy is...
'Frankenstorm' Hurricane Sandy Looks Pretty Scary From Space
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Tiny, disposable drones monitor hurricanes and survive crash landings

www.extremetech.com
Some tasks are too dangerous to have a human perform, such as flying over active military zones, spying on a target, or venturing deep below the ocean's surface. A new, tiny disposable drone is exploring dangerous weather systems where humans dare not venture....
Tiny, disposable drones monitor hurricanes and survive crash landings

Alert! Ping4 raises $4M to develop its mobile emergency warning technology

gigaom.com
A lot of east coast readers were surprised late last week by a sudden cacophony of coordinated smartphone alerts, warning of the impending danger of snowstorm Nemo. Well, get used to them,  you’re going to start seeing more. Ping4, a New Hampshire-based startup designing these kinds of alert systems, raised...
Alert! Ping4 raises $4M to develop its mobile emergency warning technology
National Weather Service will begin sending out texts to warn of oncoming severe weather
National Weather Service will begin sending out texts to warn of oncoming severe weather

Hyperlocal social network Nextdoor launches an iOS app as it prepares to go global this year

thenextweb.com
Nextdoor, a private social networks for neighborhoods, has launched an iOS app for its service. In doing so, the company is giving the 12,000-plus communities that are currently on the service more flexibility and options. Previously only available through the browser, Nextdoor has been growing quite rapidly since its founding. According...
Hyperlocal social network Nextdoor launches an iOS app as it prepares to go global this year
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