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How To Drive On Snow And Ice

There’s an awful lot of bad information floating around about driving in winter weather. In fact, you’re probably doing it wrong. Here’s how to drive on snow or ice without crashing your car or wasting money on unnecessary stuff.


How To Build A Snow Shelter

Want something fun and productive to do during this whole giant blizzard thing? Why not learn how to build a snow shelter? It could save your life one day but, more importantly, they’re just a ton of fun to make. Here’s how.


Crazy People Chainsawed A Frozen Lake To Make A Spinning Ice Carousel

Video: Winter makes people desperate. Being surrounded by snow for months saps the fun out of the world. Walking on a frozen ice lake is not comforting. But screw it all. Because people need to be, well, people, crazy folks that were sick of winter this year decided to chainsaw up a frozen lake and make a moving carousel on ice. It looks like so much fun!


Stunning Video Of Antarctica Creates An Unsettling Mirrored World

At first, when you watch this video of perfectly pristine Antarctica, you can feel something off and even a little unsettling, but you don’t know exactly what it is. It’s not until you realise that the world has been mirrored in perfect visual symmetry that you see what’s going on. The coolest thing is that only the landscape has been mirrored, the people and animals and boats in it have not.


Australian Snow Is So Rare We Don't Have Tools To Measure It

As a new climate report concluded this week, our planet is definitely getting warmer, which leads to more extreme temperatures around the world. Now Australia is seeing its coldest temperatures in decades, and many Australians saw snow for the first time in their lives last night.


It's Snowing In Parts Of Australia And The Photos Are Great

Schools are closed; trains are cancelled: snow is falling around New South Wales and parts of Queensland, and the photos are awesome.


This Trash-Covered Glacier Is A Monument To Boston's Godawful Winter

Over the course of last winter, Boston’s snowploughs moved thousands of tons of snow (and trash) into ‘snow farms’ around the city, where it sat waiting to melt in warmer weather. Well, the warmer weather’s still here, and so is the snow.


How To Gain Traction When You're Running Or Walking On Snow And Ice

Even though winter conditions in Australia are nowhere near as tough as some places in the northern hemisphere, the technology exists to utterly eliminate poor-traction in any weather. You can either add it (affordably!) to your existing boots or shoes or buy a dedicated pair and it will help whether you’re just walking to work or want to keep training no matter the weather.


Watch A Rabbit Artfully Hop And Jump Around Inside An Avalanche

Video: I don’t know what compelled this white rabbit to pop out of nowhere and run straight into the avalanche and start hopping away, but I can use my human brain to come up with rabbit reasons. I only see three options: it sees the collapsing snow as a giant mate orgy, it thinks jumping around inside an avalanche is fun like how we see surfing waves, or it’s just a rabbit seeing the world collapse and just jumping for his life. Either way, it’s pretty impressive hopping.


Being Inside An Ice Cave Inside A Glacier Looks Absolutely Stunning

National Geographic shares this really cool photograph taken by Robbie Shone showing the inside of a glacier. Being inside the ice cave is like being in a sparkly gem stone or something. NatGeo says the explorers in the photo were installing a rope traverse below the surface of Europe’s second largest glacial system, the Gorner glacier.


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