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Sex and Hurricanes: One Bizarre Study

by Bill Brenner June 4, 2014 Research

There’s a story all over the Internet about how female-named hurricanes are deadlier than their male counterparts. Researchers determined that people don’t take the female storms as seriously and therefore don’t take the necessary safety precautions. Mood music: The headline writers are having a party over this, putting out such headlines as “The deadly sexism of hurricane naming” and “When Sexism Kills: Deadly Hurricane Edition.” It’s one of the weirdest things I’ve seen of late. The heart of the…  [Read More]