VICE News spoke with those still suffering from the effects of the hurricane and investigated what's being done to bolster New York's coastal communities and protect the population from future storms.
In an age when man-made climate change wreaking havoc on our way of life has transitioned from a distant, abstract prospect to short-term reality, building our way out of this mess has a certain twisted appeal.
Have you ever tried to mop up the floodwaters of a squirter? FEMA and the Red Cross combined would be ill-equipped to handle the task; there just aren't enough sandbags on earth to hold back those tides.
Perhaps the unusually strong frankenstorm Sandy smashed into the East Coast, costing the government $50 billion to clean up, and something clicked—this must be what all those scientists and economists mean when they talk about the future costs of climate
Dear Mom and Dad: Thank you for your continued concern about my wellbeing during and after Hurricane Sandy. To reiterate: I'm fine. You've got to stop calling to ask if I'm in the dark, in the cold, underwater, or dead. Please redirect your worry to those…
Mishka is doing their part to help with the recovery from Hurricane Sandy's devastation by doing what they do best: making expensive T-shirts. Greg Rivera, who runs Mishka, is one of my favorite people so I asked him to tell me about it.
The provocative mastermind is Brazilian-born Nana Gouvêa, who is very keen to let everyone who's been offended by the photos know that she is NOT modeling, just someone standing in choreographed poses in front of a camera.
This past week in sports saw the New York Marathon appropriately cancelled in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the NBA regular season kicked off, baseball free agency started and some important college football games.
New Yorkers who were used to getting wine delivered to their doors, manicures at 3 AM, and never walking more than two blocks to get coffee suddenly couldn't find bread at grocery stores, hot water to take showers, or even a cup of coffee.
Like most people in New Jersey, I lost power Sunday night due to that historic bitch, Hurricane Sandy. After three days without the internet I now know what it's like to be stranded on a deserted island for years.
Sandy has already halted early voting in several states, and there's some speculation that Election Day could be pushed back. This raises a question: How important is voting, anyway? Should you worry about voting at a time like this?