New York Marathon: Should The Show Go On?

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many are wondering if the New York Marathon should still take place, especially considering that it’s not an event which can be held in one area, but would take runners through a winding path…

NYC Gas Lines Cause Traffic Disruption, Violence

The lines for gasoline are long and nerve-wracking in New York today as customers queue up in breakdown lanes for miles outside of the few gas stations that are open, disrupting the flow of traffic and causing fights. Because Hurricane…

Model: Sandy Photo Shoot Was Not Disrespectful

A Brazilian model who turned the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy into her own photo shoot is defending the pictures, saying they aren’t disrespectful. Nana Gouvea has garnered quite a bit of heat and attention for the photos and, as soon…

Facebook Gifts Now Allows for Gifts to Charity, Still Rolling Out to Users

Those of you who already have access to the Facebook Gifts platform now have another type of gift you can give your friends. Instead of buying them a t-shirt, box of cookies, or gift card, why not make a charitable…

How Hurricane Sandy Affected U.S. Air Travel [VIDEO]

Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on much of the east coast and various locations inland earlier this week, and her destruction left millions without power, caused widespread flooding and property damage, and halted ground transportation in many cities. It also disrupted…

You Can Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief Through eBay, PayPal

As the Americans hit hardest by this week’s superstorm begin the long, arduous cleanup process – they’re going to need all the help they can get. Since most of us can’t physically help them pick up the pieces, monetary donations…

Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief While Using iTunes

Apple and the American Red Cross have partnered to help superstorm Sandy survivors by adding a donation page to iTunes this morning. From the iTunes homepage, you can access the donation page via a new button just under the new…

Foursquare CEO Shares Hurricane Sandy Adventures

New York-based Foursquare has had to temporarily move its operations thanks to Hurricane Sandy. CEO Dennis Crowley has been sharing frequent tweets about his Frankenstorm adventure: Follow @dens Dennis Crowley @dens IT’S STARTING. I’ve never seen wind like this. Just…

Fake Storm Photos From Hurricane Sandy Shouldn’t Get Too Far, Thanks To Social Media

As you’ve no doubt seen, photos from Hurricane Sandy have flooded (no pun intended) the Internet on social media and photo sharing sites like Flickr and Instagram. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom told Poynter on Monday that there were 10 pictures…

Presidential Polls: Hurricane Sandy Could Impact Election

President Obama has consistently had at least a slight lead in most of the polls so far, but that could change with the effects of Hurricane Sandy charging down the Eastern seaboard, which holds several key states for him in…