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Storm Chasing Tourism

Silver Lining Tours is owned and operated by two of the world’s most respected storm chasers, Dr.


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Monetizing the Weather

Weather Underground, a site that compiles local data collected by 24,000 weather geeks with sensors on their roofs, this week released a free tool for businesses to use to look for patterns in their sales related to the weather.


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Leaf Guard Keeps Garages Clean

“A driveway is no more than a shuffleboard for leaves and debris and so I was working on this thing for three years and because I got tired of leaves blowing in my garage,” Hayes said.


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Have Shovel, Will Travel

Turn snowmageddon into a windfall by starting your own snow-shoveling business.


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Redesigning Snow Removal

He said his goal was to eliminate the need to scoop up a shovel of snow, twist at the hips and throw the snow away from the pavement, actions that can cause pain or injury to back muscles.


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Niche: Raincoat With Umbrella Hood

Athanasia Leivaditou’s creation is a waterproof Macintosh with a umbrella-like section that goes over your head.


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Sixth Grader Creates Snow Day Predictor

When David Sukhin was in sixth grade he created the DAS Automatic Snow Day Calculator.


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Cabbie Invents Hands-Free Umbrella

Any woman who has tried holding an umbrella in the rain while texting or rummaging around their handbag will know what a struggle it can be.


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Yarmulke Too Hot?

According to the New York Daily News, this baseball cap is totally kosher.


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Building A Better Umbrella

After a rainstorm, the scene in almost any city is the same—dozens of umbrella carcasses lying broken along sidewalks and streets.