Inside the eye of ferocious Hurricane Ivan: the fabled “stadium effect” is visible along with a clear blue sky. The Hurricane Hunters flew into Ivan repeatedly, gathering data to determine storm strength and path – a mission that helped warn the Caribbean and the American Southeast of what was coming. At its peak, Ivan was a Category 5 hurricane, and it was the size of Texas. It triggered 119 tornadoes across the eastern United States. (Photo by Master Sgt Randy Bynon/Hurricane Hunters)
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Jackie’s was created as a small temple of no particular faith and is an eco-friendly, locavore environment amidst organic gardens and overlooking 180 degrees of the majestic Caribbean Sea. The Dome is their newest addition: Sleep in a stone geodesic dome right on the sea. The design was created by Buckminster Fuller. After being destroyed by hurricane Ivan in 2004, the Dome was reconstructed using corals.