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DIY Train Project of the Day: The Norry

Bamboo trains are apparently a relatively common sight in rural Cambodia.

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The U.S. Housing Recovery: Still Uneven

Parsing the latest numbers from the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.

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This Could Be the World's Most Awkward Bathroom

Pop a squat for this week's uncomfortable edition of Toilet Tuesday.

EPA

What Would New York Look Like If the Storm Surge Was Permanent?

It would be a lot smaller, for one thing.

Sarah Goodyear

Surveying the Damage at Red Hook and Gowanus

Brooklyn is already hard at work cleaning up.

Tom Mihalek/Reuters

14 Stunning Sandy Statistics

A by-the-numbers look at the wreckage left behind.

The 2011 Report That Predicted New York's Subway Flooding Disaster

Climate scientists saw this coming, and their estimates on service restoration are no more encouraging.

Reuters

These Unbelievable Pictures of Sandy's Destruction Are Actually Real

There are plenty of fake photos floating around this morning, but these images aren't lying.

WRC

Hurricane Sandy: The Idiot Awards

The worst of this prolonged wind-whipping from Sandy is hopefully behind us, so it's time to start choosing candidates for 2012's Biggest Hurricane Idiot.

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Why You Should Text, Not Call to Check on Loved Ones Post-Sandy

FEMA and cell phone carriers are encouraging customers to use SMS.

No One Knows When New York's Subway Will Reopen

Seven subway tunnels are flooded.

HINT.FM

Superstorm Sandy Seen In a Beautiful Map of Pure Wind

Follow Sandy's track across the East Coast with this mesmerizing, real-time map of wind speeds. (Yes, that's the eye below Philadelphia.)

AP

Sandy Takes Manhattan

Large parts of New York City are in the dark and under water.

Universal Everything

Worthwhile Distraction of the Day: A Mind-Blowing Projection of Motion in South Korea

Let's think about something beautiful, just for a second.

Reuters

Waiting for Sandy at the Edge of New York's Evacuation Zone

Being in the path of an approaching hurricane changes the way you look at your neighborhood.

NASA

Hurricane Sandy Is a Category 1 Cyclone, But It Has the Eyewall Of a Category 3

Shiver in fear of this 3-D model of Sandy's eye as the storm nears New Jersey.

Internet Archive

3 Vintage Newsreels to Make You Feel Better About Obsessing Over Sandy

How did we track major storms before the internet? Telegram warnings and hurricane flags.

It's Not Just the East Coast: Chicago Could See Waves as High as 23 Feet

Hurricane Sandy's impact won't spare the Midwest.

ARO

Flashback: MoMA's Ideas to Combat Rising Seas in New York Harbor

Woulda, coulda, shoulda.