hurricane sandy

Storm-Proofing NYC Will Cost At Least $US11 Billion, But It’s Worth It

Storm-Proofing NYC Will Cost At Least $US11 Billion, But It’s Worth It

Humans are almost universally bad at planning for the distant future — most of us would rather live in blissful, unprepared ignorance than think about our superannuation. The same goes for cities: Dealing with the next storm is way easier than spending many billions of dollars to protect us from…

See The Glass Half Full In This Underwater Mirror

See The Glass Half Full In This Underwater Mirror

Joe Doucet’s circular mirror isn’t waterlogged for nothing. He designed it as a reminder of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in lower Manhattan (where his studio is) and the rest of the east coast.

Monday Night Web Movie: Man Versus Storm

Monday Night Web Movie: Man Versus Storm

You’re chasing the biggest storm in your lifetime. A storm that threatens to tear the one of the world’s most iconic cities to shreds. You wade through rapidly-rising water as police cars fly by, when all of a sudden, the power goes out, and you are one of 8.2 million…