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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

After Sandy: How Disasters Bring Out Our Kindness

After Sandy: How Disasters Bring Out Our Kindness


After Sandy: How Disasters Bring Out Our Kindness

Posted: 31 Oct 2012 12:05 PM PDT

After Sandy: How Disasters Bring Out Our Kindness

Sandy and Climate Change: Preparing for a Warmer World

Posted: 31 Oct 2012 12:05 PM PDT

Climate change didn't cause Hurricane Sandy on its own, but that doesn't mean that global warming doesn't have an impact on extreme weather. Why we need to climate-proof our cities

Darkness and Destruction Across the U.S. East Coast

Posted: 31 Oct 2012 12:05 PM PDT

The storm has already killed at least 50 people in North America, and has left an estimated 8.2 million households without power in 17 states

Boo. Hurricane Sandy Scuttles Halloween Plans

Posted: 31 Oct 2012 12:05 PM PDT

This year Halloween is nothing if not flexible

Region Hit by Sandy Struggles to Resume Daily Life

Posted: 31 Oct 2012 12:05 PM PDT

Region Hit by Sandy Struggles to Resume Daily Life

Avoid Getting Scammed in Sandy's Aftermath

Posted: 31 Oct 2012 12:05 PM PDT

Scam artists come out of the woodwork after natural disasters, taking advantage of the chaos, panic, and distraction

When Jersey Shore Meets Survivor

Posted: 31 Oct 2012 12:05 PM PDT

It's not surprising that while many of Cape May's 4,000 or so year-round residents did leave as Sandy bore down, some stayed through the storm despite pleas to leave

What to Learn from New York's Flooded Subways

Posted: 31 Oct 2012 12:05 PM PDT

What to Learn from New York's Flooded Subways

How to Be a Smartphone Switcher

Posted: 31 Oct 2012 01:05 AM PDT

How to Be a Smartphone Switcher

Parents: Please Don't Cancel Halloween

Posted: 31 Oct 2012 01:05 AM PDT

Parents: Please Don't Cancel Halloween

To Lose Weight, Train the Brain

Posted: 31 Oct 2012 01:05 AM PDT

Losing weight may be like any other behavior -- it takes practice

What to Expect from Disney's Star Wars

Posted: 31 Oct 2012 01:05 AM PDT

They're used to the Jedi Order, the Dark Lords of the Sith and the Galactic Empire... but how will Star Wars deal with the House of Mouse?

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

In Sandy's Wake: Photos of Historic Destruction Across East Coast

In Sandy's Wake: Photos of Historic Destruction Across East Coast


In Sandy's Wake: Photos of Historic Destruction Across East Coast

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

TIME asked five photographers to document the storm that has flooded lower Manhattan and left millions without power

Live Updates: Sandy Batters the Northeast

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

Live Updates: Sandy Batters the Northeast

Hurricane Sandy Will Put a Rickety Power Grid to the Test

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

The U.S. power grid is a 20th century technology powering a 21st century country. Why Hurricane Sandy will stress it to the limit

Lessons from Katrina and Other Natural Disasters

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

Lessons from Katrina and Other Natural Disasters

Superstorm Sandy to Cause at Least $20 Billion in Damage

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

Superstorm Sandy to Cause at Least $20 Billion in Damage

Flying Blind: America's Aging Weather Satellites

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

Things got dicey in the command centers of the GOES-East weather satellite on September 23

Were Officials Too Eager to Cancel Classes?

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

If it seems like schools are opting to declare weather-related closures much earlier than they used to, you're right. It's yet another consequence of the Internet age

Sandy Watch: On TV, Raining Rumors and Dry Jokes

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

Sandy Watch: On TV, Raining Rumors and Dry Jokes

Should the Government Subsidize Flood Insurance?

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

Should the Government Subsidize Flood Insurance?

How Hurricane Sandy Is Impacting Sports

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

Travel plans disrupted; high school events rescheduled

In Haiti, Sandy Leaves Behind Death and Devastation

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

While the storm may prove historic in the U.S., it has already killed dozens, ravaged croplands and spread cholera in the impoverished Caribbean nation

Bashing China Is the Politics of the Weak

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 05:15 AM PDT

Bashing China Is the Politics of the Weak

Google: New Nexus Phone and Tablets

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 05:15 AM PDT

Google: New Nexus Phone and Tablets

Trick-or-Treating, by the Numbers

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 05:15 AM PDT

Trick-or-Treating, by the Numbers

Settled: Ono Didn't Break Up Beatles

Posted: 30 Oct 2012 05:15 AM PDT

Paul McCartney says don't blame John Lennon's widow for the end of the legendary band

Monday, October 29, 2012

Photos: 'Epic' Hurricane Slams U.S. East Coast

Photos: 'Epic' Hurricane Slams U.S. East Coast


Photos: 'Epic' Hurricane Slams U.S. East Coast

Posted: 29 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

As the hurricane merges with an Arctic jet stream, forecasters expect a "life-threatening storm surge" that could hit New York City with a wall of water up to 11 feet high

Keys to Ohio: Five Counties May Decide the Presidency

Posted: 29 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

There are five counties that hold the key to winning Ohio -- and with it the White House

Did Ambien Kill Four Air Force Special Operators?

Posted: 29 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

Did Ambien kill four Air Force special operators returning from a classified five-hour spy-plane mission in February?

Ukraine's Elections: A Unique Kind of Democracy

Posted: 29 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

With the leader of the opposition in prison, the elections in Ukraine produced an unsurprising result. A leader of the ruling party explains to TIME why this is all good

Should a Person Be Jailed for Swearing in Court?

Posted: 29 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

We should foster a judicial system where people can talk harshly about judges without the fear of jail time

As China Readies for Transition, a Spike in Tibetan Self-Immolations

Posted: 29 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

As China Readies for Transition, a Spike in Tibetan Self-Immolations

Are You Better Off Now than 4 Years Ago? Ask Your 401(k)

Posted: 29 Oct 2012 12:20 PM PDT

Are You Better Off Now than 4 Years Ago? Ask Your 401(k)

Boardwalk Empire Watch: Easter Eggs

Posted: 28 Oct 2012 11:30 PM PDT

Boardwalk Empire Watch: Easter Eggs

Flu Shots May Curb Heart Disease

Posted: 28 Oct 2012 11:30 PM PDT

Flu Shots May Curb Heart Disease

Will Wireless Carriers Subsidize Tablets?

Posted: 28 Oct 2012 11:30 PM PDT

Will Wireless Carriers Subsidize Tablets?

10 Memorable Movie Storm Scenes

Posted: 29 Oct 2012 05:45 AM PDT

10 Memorable Movie Storm Scenes

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Threatens East Coast

Hurricane Sandy Threatens East Coast


Hurricane Sandy Threatens East Coast

Posted: 28 Oct 2012 10:20 AM PDT

Wherever it hits, the behemoth storm plodding up the East Coast will afflict a third of the country with sheets of rain, high winds and heavy snow

Abraham Lincoln: Master Politician

Posted: 28 Oct 2012 10:20 AM PDT

A look at what the presidential hopefuls of 2012 can learn from the master politician of 1862

The Trouble with My Daughter's DNA

Posted: 28 Oct 2012 10:20 AM PDT

By the time my first child was two months old, I knew something was wrong

After Two Decades, a Chinese Kidnapping Victim Is Reunited with His Family

Posted: 28 Oct 2012 10:20 AM PDT

While his successful quest to find his family has satisfied so many of his own questions about the past, Zhou Chengliang says he has little hope that the scourge of child kidnapping will soon diminish

Can the Military Afford a 'Pivot' to the Pacific?

Posted: 28 Oct 2012 10:20 AM PDT

Hopefully, people in both Presidential campaigns are examining ways to achieve strategic advantage in lean economic times, the way Britain did in the critical years before World War I.

Storm Scrambles Presidential Race Schedules

Posted: 28 Oct 2012 10:20 AM PDT

In an extraordinarily tight race, Hurricane Sandy has forced Obama and Republican Mitt Romney to toss out carefully mapped-out itineraries

The Two-Faced Economy

Posted: 28 Oct 2012 10:20 AM PDT

Consumers are spending, corporations are not. Which group is getting it wrong?

Meet the Poet Laureate of Identity Theft

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 10:15 PM PDT

Meet the Poet Laureate of Identity Theft

The Best Pictures of the Week

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 10:15 PM PDT

From baseball's World Series and Hurricane Sandy in the Caribbean to the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, TIME presents the best images of the week.

Tapiture: Like Pinterest, but for Dudes

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 10:15 PM PDT

Tapiture: Like Pinterest, but for Dudes

TIME's 25 Best Blogs 2012

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 10:15 PM PDT

TIME's annual tribute to the best in blogging covers everything from the economics of gadgets to the Civil War to Kate Middleton's fashions