Photos of Hurricane Sandy flooded social media sites throughout the day Monday, with Facebook, Instagram and Twitter users in the storm's path posting dramatic photos of waves, flooding and downed trees. (Some are fake, by the way.)
Hurricane Sandy hasn't even hit the northeastern coast at full strength yet, and I'm already seeing fake photos on Facebook. It never fails. These types of fake imagery appear every time there is a flood, a storm, or any other type of natural disaster. It's almost as bad as the fake celeb deaths on Twitter!
1. The Cocktail: This New Orleans drink made from rum and fruit juices was invented by Pat O’Brien in the 1940s. Interestingly, O’Brien only concocted it because he needed to get rid of a lot of excess rum. He even gave them away for free to visiting sailors. The drink is now a staple of Mardi Gras and Cajun-flavored parties across the country.
Rita came ashore very near the Louisiana Texas line but her effects reached far beyond the point of landfall. In coastal parishes of Acadiana storm surge washed over cities, towns, farms and highways. Entire coastal cities where houses and camps one stood had been reduced to foundations and frames.
First of all, there's some pretty spicy language in the rant below, so reader discretion is advised. The great thing about Facebook is you can share your opinion with anyone and everyone. The bad thing about Facebook is your opinion is shared with anyone and everyone
You may have heard rumblings or seen on Facebook stories about the "Spawn of Isaac" forming in the Gulf of Mexico. Here is why it wouldn't be named Isaac and why we don't think you have anything to worry about.
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