Tag Archive for strength

Gender bruhaha over female storm names

So, this caused a kerfuffle yesterday on the internet. A study regarding a gender bias turned into a debate about sexism and misogyny. Female hurricanes are deadlier than male hurricanes. Meteorologists and geoscientists have called for greater consideration of social science factors that predict responses to natural hazards. We answer this call by highlighting the…

Supergirls to the rescue

Teenage girls perform almost superhuman task to save their Dad. Dad in distress. Jeff Smith was pulling a stump from his garden near McDowell Creek Park on Monday, but his mud-caked boot slipped off the tractor’s clutch. The machine flipped upside down and on top of him. The steering wheel pinned the 36-year-old to the…