Each weekday morning, OurAmazingPlanet takes the pulse of the Earth, reporting on natural phenomena and exploration news from around the globe.
Yasi Baby: Some good news from Australia: A mother gave birth inside a packed evacuation center. Akiko Pruss gave birth to a healthy baby girl, and no, she didn't name her daughter Yasi. [Related: Cylcone Yasi Pounds Flood-Ravaged Australia .]
China Drought: A severe drought in northern China has damaged the winter wheat crop, and could cause food prices to rise.
Super Bowl Storm: Good thing the Super Bowl is played in a domed stadium this year. The Dallas area got a winter blast of snow and freezing rain overnight. [Related: Huge Groundhog Day Winter Storm Sets Records .]
Previously on Our Daily Planet: Year of the Forests and Wildebeest Migration