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Long before they disappeared from maps, sea monsters were repurposed for politics....
A Mermaid's Vanity
A siren admires herself in a mirror—a sign of her vanity—amongst ships in the...
The Many Footed Beast
Polypus (meaning “many-footed”) was used to describe many animals, from the...
This sea pig, which was compared to heretics that distorted truth and lived like...
The Great Gale
The Great September Gale of 1815 in New England occurred well before the...
Hurricane Ike Dies
Hurricane Ike grew to a Category 4 hurricane temporarily but the Caribbean islands...
In 2015 remnants of Tropical Storm Bill dropped over 10 inches of rain in one night...
Palm trees bend in the whipping winds of Hurricane Dennis in 2005.