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Weather on the Radio

Given some big storm that is affecting a few people on the Eastern Seaboard, we at Atomic Toasters decided that, to feign concern for our reading audience, we would inform you about some technology that could help save your life or, at the very least, provide entertainment during storms. It’s called a “weather radio”.

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Picturing the Weather

Last night as Snowmageddon 2011 approached the greater Detroit area, Mrs. engineerd and I were glued to the TV watching the multicolored images of snow approaching our humble abode. Well, the good news is we survived. In fact, the snowfall total was less than predicted. However, hours of entertainment were ours courtesy of Doppler RADAR. Continue reading Picturing the Weather