Elisha Kane 

It is astounding that Elisha Kane is known to so few people – especially considering his funeral was said to be the 2nd largest in U.S. History, second only to that of Abraham Lincoln. Kane (b. February 28, 1820 – d. February 16, 1857) was a U.S. Navy Officer who was a member of 2 … More Elisha Kane 


When weather gets bad, it’s no longer “weather” but instead “un-weather”, being the definition for Unweder, meaning a storm.


The horizontal motion of the air past a given point. Winds begin with differences in air pressure. Pressure that is higher at one place than another sets up a force pushing from the high toward the low pressure. The greater the difference in pressure, the stronger the force. The distance between the moving air is … More Wind


Why not we just define weather in general?  The state of the atmosphere with respect to wind, temperature, cloudiness, moisture, pressure, etc. Weather refers to these conditions at a given point in time (e.g. today’s high temperature), whereas climate refers to the “average” weather conditions for an area over a long period of time (e.g. … More Weather