Hurricane Andrew http://wlrn.org en Woman Hates Songwriter's Big Hit, Marries Him Anyway http://wlrn.org/post/woman-hates-songwriters-big-hit-marries-him-anyway <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 20.454544067382813px;">This is a story about a song. So you really kind of have to hear it. Check it out:&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:28:31 +0000 Alicia Zuckerman 27901 at http://wlrn.org Woman Hates Songwriter's Big Hit, Marries Him Anyway Simple Tasks, Heavy Burdens: Robot Engineers Compete To 'Save Humanity' http://wlrn.org/post/simple-tasks-heavy-burdens-robot-engineers-compete-save-humanity <p>The Pentagon hosted a <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/robots-are-invading-homestead" target="_blank">robotics competition at the Homestead Miami Speedway</a> over the weekend.&nbsp;It’s being called the "Robot Olympics."<br /><br />Teams from all over the world came to prove their robots’ agility at the Robotics Challenge<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;trials</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The teams whose robots earn the top scores would get a shot at winning $2 million in the finals next year.</span></p><p>But the games are about much more than the cash:</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 08:43:38 +0000 Sammy Mack & Maria Murriel 25513 at http://wlrn.org Simple Tasks, Heavy Burdens: Robot Engineers Compete To 'Save Humanity' This Is What It Sounds Like To Be In A Category 5 Hurricane http://wlrn.org/post/what-it-sounds-be-category-5-hurricane <p style="margin-bottom: 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:47:15 +0000 Kenny Malone 20044 at http://wlrn.org This Is What It Sounds Like To Be In A Category 5 Hurricane The Delicate Art And Science Of Naming Hurricanes http://wlrn.org/post/delicate-art-and-science-naming-hurricanes <p></p><p>With all the unknowns attached to the 2013 hurricane season, there’s at least one thing that’s down in black and white:&nbsp; the 21 names chosen for this year’s tropical storms.</p><p>The first name up: “Andrea.”</p><p>Gulp.</p><p>Strike the last letter, add a “w” and you’ve got the name of the 1992 hurricane that killed 65 people and caused an estimated $26 billion worth of damage.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 11:34:53 +0000 Christine DiMattei 15095 at http://wlrn.org The Delicate Art And Science Of Naming Hurricanes The 2013 Hurricane Season Has Arrived: Here's How To Prepare Without Wiping Out Your Pocket Book http://wlrn.org/post/2013-hurricane-season-has-arrived-heres-how-prepare-without-wiping-out-your-pocket-book <p>I learned a few things after Andrew. I did not have my supplies prepared and had to go through the hassle of getting some of the items needed for survival. So with hurricane season officially beginning today, the idea with the list below is that you can stock up during the early part of the season for all these items, and you'll be good to go when it hits.<br><br>Many of us who live in the tropics do not seem to bother to get ready for the season until a storm start to approach, and then watch out. The idea here is to get yourself ready without breaking the bank.&nbsp;<br> Sat, 01 Jun 2013 11:25:00 +0000 Mike Vidal 14949 at http://wlrn.org Miami Photographer Captures Changing Canvas Of Iconic Marine Stadium http://wlrn.org/post/miami-photographer-captures-changing-canvas-iconic-marine-stadium <p></p><p>Anyone visiting the National Hotel on South Beach during Art Basel this week will get a rare peek inside the <a href="http://www.marinestadium.org/">Miami Marine Stadium</a>.</p><p>The Marine Stadium was built off the Miami mainland on Virginia Key in the 1960s. It was originally used for boat racing and then later for concerts and even religious services.</p><p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:45:45 +0000 Arianna Prothero 5780 at http://wlrn.org Miami Photographer Captures Changing Canvas Of Iconic Marine Stadium Remembering Andrew: Hurricane Party http://wlrn.org/post/remembering-andrew-hurricane-party <p>If you’re a regular listener to WLRN, you might recognize the voice of Phil Latzman, anchor and host at WLRN. &nbsp;Phil also happens to be one of NPR’s go-to&nbsp;guys whenever there’s a hurricane anyplace near South Florida.&nbsp;But it wasn’t always that way.</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 21:25:34 +0000 Trina Sargalski & Phil Latzman 1289 at http://wlrn.org Remembering Andrew: Hurricane Party Remembering Andrew: Richard McCormick http://wlrn.org/post/remembering-andrew-richard-mccormick <p></p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 21:12:45 +0000 Kenny Malone 1290 at http://wlrn.org Remembering Andrew: Richard McCormick Remembering Andrew: The Old Radio http://wlrn.org/post/remembering-andrew-old-radio <p></p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 21:06:08 +0000 Kenny Malone 1286 at http://wlrn.org Remembering Andrew: The Old Radio Voices of Hurricane Andrew: The Question http://wlrn.org/post/voices-hurricane-andrew-question <p></p><p style="border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 10px; padding-left: 0px; text-align: left; font-size: 12px; line-height: 22px; ">&nbsp;</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 20:59:53 +0000 Kenny Malone 1281 at http://wlrn.org Voices of Hurricane Andrew: The Question The Best Intentions... http://wlrn.org/post/best-intentions <p></p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 20:46:44 +0000 Rick Stone 1275 at http://wlrn.org The Best Intentions... The Consul http://wlrn.org/post/consul <p></p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 20:34:32 +0000 Sammy Mack 1274 at http://wlrn.org The Consul Hurricane Andrew: Your Stories, Collected Here http://wlrn.org/post/hurricane-andrew-your-stories-collected-here <p></p> Sun, 26 Aug 2012 01:34:08 +0000 Daniel Rivero 795 at http://wlrn.org Hurricane Andrew: Your Stories, Collected Here Putting One Foot in Front of Another http://wlrn.org/post/putting-one-foot-front-another <p></p> Sat, 25 Aug 2012 15:28:14 +0000 Mark Reagan 783 at http://wlrn.org Putting One Foot in Front of Another Remembering Andrew: Listen To The One-Hour Documentary http://wlrn.org/post/remembering-andrew-listen-one-hour-documentary <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F57414223" width="100%"></iframe></p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:00:00 +0000 WLRN Staff 792 at http://wlrn.org Remembering Andrew: Listen To The One-Hour Documentary