Why you should not build expensive cities near salt water

FYI: Why Does Salt Water Make Hurricane Damage So Much Worse?
By Colin Lecher, popsci.com

The white stuff can stick around and ruin, well, pretty much everything. That puts the officials trying to fix it on a ticking clock.

Sandy crip­pled the NYC sub­way sys­tem this week, knock­ing out power, dam­ag­ing switch­es, and dump­ing…