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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Can you get PTSD from watching media coverage of an event? Maybe

    Post-traumatic stress disorder has been on psychiatry's books for just 23 years, and before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, no one ever entertained the possibility that watching disturbing images of trauma on TV could give rise to the disorder....
  • 3 steps to prepare for the next disaster

    As a "sudden wealth" financial planner, I take great pride in helping others determine where they are going and how to get there. I consider myself an eternal optimist. In my mind, the glass is not half empty or half full -- it is well on its way to...
  • The broken window fallacy and unintended consequences

    Have you heard the parable of the broken window? It's a wonderful example of unintended consequences that applies not only to businesses activity and government regulations but to individuals as well. Fans of the book "Freakonomics" are given a front...
  • Greg Schwem: Preparing for Doomsday one candle at a time

    "Let's have a family meeting!" I yelled, repeating verbatim what the Salt Lake City father of six bellowed on the television. "I'm doing homework, Dad," came the reply from my two daughters. "NOW!" I said, struggling to keep panic out of my voice. "A...
  • Irresponsible social media is just plain #bad

    Irresponsible social media is just plain #bad
    Social media was such an important part of the Illinois tornado outbreak. From reuniting lost pets with family members to photos of rescues under the rubble, tools such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram allowed us to not only watch it unfold but also...
  • Heather Becker, Conservation Center CEO

    Heather Becker, Conservation Center CEO
    When superstorm Sandy swamped the East Coast last year, Heather Becker's crew performed triage in a warehouse outside of New York City as 2,000 pieces of artwork poured in from private and corporate collections. And now calls are trickling in from...
  • Holiday-season movie releases

    WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 A Case of You A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
  • Finding the courage to continue

    DEAR READERS: Rolling media coverage of superstorm Sandy's unbelievable dumping of death and destruction on the East Coast leave millions of people wondering what's ahead in their rebuilding future. Winston Churchill, the man who led England to victory...
  • Christie touts post-Sandy recovery but Jersey shore tourism drops

    Christie touts post-Sandy recovery but Jersey shore tourism drops
    Most Americans know Seaside Heights as the town made famous by Snooki and her ilk in MTV’s reality series “Jersey Shore.” Mike Loundy simply knows the resort town as home. His grandfather came to Seaside Heights in 1932. The family...
  • Moderates win the day in off-year election

    Moderates win the day in off-year election
    Republican Gov. Chris Christie rolled to easy reelection Tuesday in New Jersey, setting up an expected 2016 presidential bid, while former national Democratic Party Chairman Terry McAuliffe squeezed past his tea party Republican opponent to seize the...
  • Interview: Taylor Momsen not losing her rock edge

    Interview: Taylor Momsen not losing her rock edge
    Taylor Momsen is a leather-wearing, middle finger-waving, hard-partying rock star and not the preppy, Upper East Side, social climber she played on The CW’s “Gossip Girl,” so get used to it. That’s the message Momsen repeatedly...