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2013-11-13 23:31:11

With disaster officials claiming the death toll caused by Typhoon Haiyan could top 2,500, and just one year after Hurricane Sandy smashed into lower Manhattan and New Jersey, SafestHouse.com has created the Haiyan Rebuild Project, and with it unveiled a “super” house specifically designed to withstand this type of powerful super storm. Manila (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Still recovering from a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck the central Philippine island of Bohol in October, CNN...

NASA Tracks Typhoon Haiyan's Second Landfall And Flood Potential
2013-11-13 12:57:42

[ Watch The Video: Super-Typhoon Haiyan Seen From International Space Station ] NASA NASA satellites provided data to meteorologists at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center who were updating forecasts for Tropical Storm Haiyan as it weakened from a typhoon and made a second landfall in northern Vietnam. NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite can measure rainfall from space and estimate potential flooding and landslides. An animation of TRMM rainfall data was...

2013-11-12 23:04:35

Evangelical missions organization, SEND International, will send aid and workers to churches in the disaster area. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 On Friday, November 8, Typhoon Haiyan slammed Central Philippines. Hundreds of thousands of Filipinos were evacuated before the storm struck yet the death toll is expected to top 10,000. SEND International is mobilizing to collect and provide aid to this devastated area. The Category 5 storm, known as Typhoon Yolanda in the...

NASA Sees Super-typhoon Haiyan Strike Philippines
2013-11-08 14:26:48

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Super-typhoon Haiyan, equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane on the U.S. Saffir-Simpson scale, struck the central Philippines municipality of Guiuan at the southern tip of the province of Eastern Samar early Friday morning at 20:45 UTC (4:45 am local time). NASA's TRMM satellite captured visible, microwave and infrared data on the storm. Haiyan made landfall as an extremely powerful super typhoon, perhaps the strongest ever recorded at landfall, with...

Heavy Rain Around Super-Typhoon Haiyan's Eye Seen By NASA
2013-11-06 13:34:22

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Super Typhoon Haiyan continues moving toward the Philippines, and when NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead, it was very close to the island of Palau and packing heavy rainfall. Haiyan is now equivalent to a Category 5 Hurricane. The forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center or JTWC accurately predicted that Typhoon Haiyan would become a powerful category five typhoon with sustained winds estimated to be over 135 knots/~155 mph. On Nov. 6, a...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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