Flooding from Hurricane Harvey actually warped Earth's crust
September 19, 2017, 10:17 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Harvey's 275 trillion pounds of water was a heavy weight to carry.
Rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey needs to be stronger, higher, smarter
September 6, 2017, 1:41 p.m. by Matt Hickman
This is a tall order in Texas, land of ultra-lax zoning regulations.
As the waters recede in Texas, Brooklyn braces for the next big storm
September 4, 2017, 12:05 p.m. by Matt Hickman
As the floodwaters recede in Houston, one waterfront nabe in Brooklyn braces for the next big storm.
The 1919 Boston Molasses Flood: The forgotten tragedy too bizarre for the history books
November 28, 2016, 1:05 p.m. by John Platt
A 30-foot wave of molasses claimed the lives of 21 people and injured 150 more.
Watch dramatic rescue of woman, dog in Baton Rouge
August 15, 2016, 2:13 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Rescuers save a woman and her dog from a nearly submerged car in Louisiana's floodwaters.
Ancient Chinese origin myth actually happened, say researchers
August 9, 2016, 3:48 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
According to legend, a great flood of biblical proportion swept over China 4,000 years ago — and now, science agrees.
The Louvre enacts art evacuation plan as historic flooding hits Paris
June 3, 2016, 3:55 p.m. by Matt Hickman
But don't fret, the 'Mona Lisa' is staying put for now.
This flood-proof greenhouse has got legs ... and knows how to use them
January 29, 2016, 4:52 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Hydraulics give a British backyard potting shed a lift when needed.
Anheuser-Busch producing canned drinking water for flood victims
May 30, 2015, 8:18 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Beermaker shifts focus of one production line at its Georgia brewery to create 50,000 cans of water for the American Red Cross.
Meet the bioswale, New York's new weapon in the war against water pollution
November 13, 2014, 5:46 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A sizable army of bioswales — aka 'those weird sloped mini-gardens with pebbles' — will help prevent overwhelmed sewers from discharging waste into NYC waterways during storms.
8 grains that prove wheat is overrated
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
Farmers' Almanac warns of brutal winter
A baby dragonfly's mouth is the stuff of nightmares
Are you peeling your banana the right way?
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists