Near-Record Lull in Severe Weather Could Come to an End Next Week

Even though Friday was the official start to spring, severe weather season across the U.S. typically ramps up much earlier. This year, however, has been quiet. Extremely quiet. In fact, we're on track to see the quietest start to the year we've ever recorded. That's probably going to change pretty soon.… » 3/21/15 4:52pm 3/21/15 4:52pm

Guardians of the Galaxy Crushes Box Office Records With $94M Opening

Not long ago, people were convinced that Guardians of the Galaxy was too minor a franchise with too goofy a premise to succeed at the box office. Disney shut those critics up this morning, reporting a weekend haul of $94-million dollars – the biggest August opening of all time. » 8/03/14 12:15pm 8/03/14 12:15pm

Map pinpoints the 2,284 US temperature records broken in June

Yes, June was a hot a month for folks in the US, but just how hot? According to the National Climactic Data Center, US states and territories saw 2,284 temperature records broken in June and 998 records tied. The center has conveniently mapped out all 3,282 of those record temperatures. » 7/08/12 11:00am 7/08/12 11:00am