Remember when Monday night's storm brought rain, heavy winds and thunder through the St. Louis region? Well, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tried to give us a heads up that the storm could be a real dick.
That life-wrecking July we just survived has already been certified the hottest, nastiest month on record for St. Louis. Today, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration confirmed that July was a ballbreaker all over the contiguous United States. With an average national tempera ... More >>
BP's COO says he'd eat seafood from the Gulf of Mexico. The AFP reports that Doug Suttles issued his statement of faith in Gulf seafood two days after Louisiana reopened 2,400 square miles of coastal water for fishing. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Louisiana have been testi ... More >>
How to spot oil-tainted seafood? The nose knows. Slashfood reports that, in an effort to find a cost-effective way to keep products ruined by the BP oil disaster from reaching customers, the FDA and NOAA are busy training seafood inspectors on how to detect oil by smelling the fish. The Atlantic v ... More >>
It's not a good time for seafood lovers, what with the Gulf of Mexico filling with bubbling crude, mercury- and bacteria-riddled marine life, and tuna populations being demolished by sashimi-crazed masses. But there is some good news. Last week the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration' ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsWhat a hap, hap, happy place!The Daily Beast taketh. A lot. Every week, it seems, the website comes up with another set of rankings designed to humiliate and anger St. Louisans. We live in the 21st craziest city with the 45th worst traffic jams in a state with the 44th uglies ... More >>
Good morning campers. It's a bone-chilling 19 degrees in the Gateway City as I write this, but the forecast calls for a major warm up later this afternoon. Perfect weather, I'll say, for "National Weatherman's Day." Don't believe this holiday exists? Well, head on over to the Web site of the Nationa ... More >>