The Corner

Okay! No More Emails On The Shockwave Thing, Please

It’s a shockwave, it’s a shockwave. Someone tell the folks at the nightly news to be more clear about that!

My favorite explanation: If it was the same column of water, it wouldn’t be a wave, it would be a current.

Anyway, here’s the tsunami FAQ.

Here’s a coloring book on Tommy tsunami.

And here’s the National Weather Service’s backgrounder.

Most Popular

Culture

Jussie Smollett Changes His Story Again

The actor Jussie Smollett continues to talk about the alleged January 29 attack on him during a frigid night in Chicago, giving Good Morning America his fullest description yet of his claims. It differs substantially from what he told police initially after the alleged assault. Smollett told GMA that the ... Read More
U.S.

Trump Declares National Emergency to Fund Border Wall

President Trump declared a national emergency on Friday in order to unilaterally appropriate $3.6 billion for the construction of his long-promised border wall. The announcement, made during a televised White House Rose Garden ceremony, came after Congress passed a bipartisan homeland-security-funding bill ... Read More