In an article more typical of the Onion than PNAS, researchers found that, normalized for pressure and damage, high intensity storms with feminine names caused more deaths due to "gender-based expectations about severity". Using data from 1950-2014, thier model "suggests that changing a severe hurricane’s name from Charley (MFI = 2.889, 14.87 deaths) to Eloise (MFI = 8.944, 41.45 ~  read more