Hurricanes with male names are at least as deadly as those with female names

Lots of new services have been passing on the startling conclusions of a recent academic paper in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a quite high-impact journal, that, and these are direct quotes from the paper in question’s abstract: feminine-named hurricanes cause significantly more deaths than do masculine-named hurricanes. Laboratory experiments indicate that this is … Read more Hurricanes with male names are at least as deadly as those with female names