The Funniest Images To Come From Hurricane Irene
Listen, we know that despite the fact that it did not live up to its hype, Hurricane Irene was no joke. It was a very serious drizzling that inconvenienced a lot of people who bought a lifetime supply of peanut butter. Hell, it even broke Vermont. That said, there were some very funny images that came from it, as it seemed to bring out the best in some folks.
Insane Footage Of Historic Flooding In Vermont
No more joking about Irene being a non-event. The governor says the flooding in central and southern Vermont is the worst in over a century. A dozen bridges have been washed away, tens of thousands are without power, and at least two are dead in the tiny New England state. If you'd like to help Vermont and the many other victims of Irene, please make a donation to the Red Cross.
Hurricane Irene By Bike
Late Saturday night, four friends went out on a bike ride to see what the tropical storm was really like. The video starts off with biking during the afternoon drizzle, and resumes during the torrential downpour and high winds, notably biking down the middle of a wholly deserted Times Square and Chinatown. Sweet soundtrack too, guys.
Flooding In Vermont Destroys Historic Covered Bridge
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.
Best Friends Arrested For Rafting In Philadelphia
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.
The Internet Responds To Hurricane Irene
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.
What's In Your Hurricane Preparedness Kit?
According to multiple media reports, panic-stricken New Yorkers are mobbing store shelves in anticipation of Hurricane Irene. We ventured into the streets of SoHo to see what sort of crucial survival supplies jittery Manhattanites are hoarding so that they might weather the storm. What's in YOUR hurricane preparedness kit?