Over the course of last winter, Boston’s snowplows 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.
Do you remember the Blizzard of '96? Actually, okay, if you didn't live on the Eastern seaboard probably not. But! For a thrilling snowpocalypse it sure had one boring ass name. Well, the Weather Channel wants to fix that problem by giving winter storms wonderfully geeky names.
As winter coats Japan, snow and rime ice cover the trees, creating armies of monsters and snow giants that loom over the landscape. And in some of these photos, they look ready to trudge to life.
A little while ago a guy noticed his shovel was missing from his front yard, so he checked his security camera footage to see what might've happened to it. What'd he discover? Some woman walked into his yard, stole his shovel, and let her dog take a dump on his snow-covered lawn. He also discovered which of the…
Over at Quirky, the Snowdozer, a collapsable, double-bladed snow scraper, currently has 145 of the 1200 preorders it needs to go into production. Is there any conceivable cause more important for you to get behind this morning?
The Electron Microscopy Unit has been photographing and studying the structure of snowflakes under an electron microscope. Now you can reap the benefits — check out this amazing gallery of the tiny kingdoms in each falling piece of snow.
Last night's blizzard was by no means the worst the East Coast's ever weathered, but it's definitely hypnotic to watch 20 hours of snow smushed into under a minute. [Michael Black]
It's only a few feet of snow, but this is how New York looks right now. People consider this The Snowpocalypse but, while it looks like Yeti zombies are going to appear at anytime, it's nothing compared to this [Updated]
Though it seems like the weather's warming up now, think back to February when Mother Nature was piling on the snow with callous indifference. Feel that bitter cold on your face, that strain in your lower back. Now meet RoboPlow.
In case you haven't heard, there's a bit of a Snowpocalypse happening. Delayed flights aside, it's really not so bad though. After all, it finally lured the abominable fire-breathing snowman out of his cave and right into this video.