After all that amusement last week’s earthquake has caused, now a tropical cyclone seems to be the funniest thing on the Internet for people on the East Coast. Hurricane Irene wasn’t at all soft and it made a lot of real damage, but it seems that idiots like us just can’t help it.
So here’s some natural disaster Internet glory again, starting with a proper theme song:
So, as to get a clue of how actually destructive Irene was, compared to the hype it got, here’s a top of the hurricanes with the most media coverage since the 80s.
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