Storm chasing has changed — a lot — since Twister

A still from Twisters, the sequel to 1996's Twister, arguably the biggest movie about tornadoes and storm chasing

The original Twister (1996), a beloved cinematic touchstone, is a story about so many things: the wonder of nature, the dissolution of a romance, the aerodynamics of cows, the thrill of data collection, a trial balloon for the idea of Helen Hunt-as-sex-symbol, the perfection of Philip Seymour Hoffman as a dude’s rock dude, and the eternal question of whether or not weather can be vindictive.…

Will Trump’s shooting change everything? Or surprisingly little?

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump is rushed offstage during a rally on July 13, 2024, in Butler, Pennsylvania. | Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

It didn’t take long after the attempted assassination of President Donald Trump, the killing of one of his rally attendees, and the injury of two others, for the political world’s attention to turn to a crass but undeniably important topic: What will it mean for Trump politically?…