Jesus. It's really a mess out there.
This jet skiing freak took lemons and made lemonade when Hurricane Irene flooded the streets of Oceanside, NY. Warning: Soundtrack provided by Linkin Park.
Potential near-death experiences and Craigslist really bring out the romantic side of people. Something tells me that 9-10 months from now there will be a few love children named Irene joining us on this earth.
Like a phoenix, the meme rises from the ashes (or destruction) of Irene to tell us what is really necessary in preparation for a disaster.
Vermont was hit hard by flooding as a result of Hurricane Irene, with roads, bridges, homes and vehicles being washed away by some of the most intense flood waters the state has ever seen. This footage shows the Bartonsville Covered Bridge, a historic landmark built in 1870, being washed away.
As someone who has had to battle the elements indoors way too many times, this guy has it oh so right.
Hurricane Irene may not have been as disastrous as everyone feared, but that doesn't mean now is the time to get rid of FEMA.
When Nickelodeon Studios shut down, I always wondered where they dumped all that slime.
Pete and Pat were Key West-bound in a raft from Philadelphia (!!), but local police put the clinks on the bros long before they arrived at their tropical destination. After showing face on a local newscast, the river rats were arrested just minutes after "for lack of common sense," the officers said.
Most of the city may have shut down, but some New York bars were still in full swing during the hurricane. And the ones that weren't had a couple of words for good 'ol Irene.
Flooding, tree branches, winds, oh my! Taken around the lower Manhattan area, these photos show the "catastrophic" aftermath of Irene's great force.
Hurricane Tropical Storm Irene is behind us, let's get to what's really important: what the Internet thought about it. Facebook and Twitter users were constantly updating their pages during the storm, and from the looks of it, they were pretty furious about it.
"On any other occasion, I would certainly go for the full flavored Yuengling," he said. "But I am trying to maximize my buoyancy."
Here she is, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
In Baltimore the streets are empty, and the bars are full.
The seafood lovers of Wilmington, North Carolina, applaud you.
Disregard hurricanes. Acquire reverence. Despite Irene drenching the Arlington Cemetery, this lone sentinel does his duty. A member of The Old Guard has walked this route every day without fail since April of 1948.
Notorious prank caller and "Howard Stern Show" wack packer Captain Janks got the better of two Raleigh/Durham news anchors during a Hurricane Irene segment. Bababooey to you all. (via.)
BuzzFeed's neighborhood is already fully prepared for the wrath of Hurricane Irene, and SoHo is basically a ghost town. Check out the scene with Irene only hours away.
Hurricane Irene has arrived but no worries.
These people are really the suffering. Oh, the horror!
President Obama speaks from Martha's Vineyard about the impending landfall of Hurricane Irene and the federal government's preparation for what could be a historic storm. Takeaway: Get ready. NOW.
The more you know. Here's hoping Irene won't warrant a lobby to retire her name.
The most destructive hurricane to hit New England in the last two hundred years. Making landfall as a Category 3, the Long Island Express (hurricanes weren't named at the time) killed over 600 people and destroyed more than 57,000 homes.