While waiting for the bus in the dead of winter, you’ve probably wondered if taking a run around the block would help you battle the freezing cold. After all, your body generates heat and warms up when you exercise, right? It turns out that strategy has some merit, but only at certain speeds.
Three researchers at the National Bureau of Economic Research have published a working paper showing how increasing temperatures over the next century could mean fewer babies born–because, to paraphrase Cole Porter, it’ll be too darn hot.
Nicolas Belmonte—Technical Lead for Data Visualization at Twitter—has created an impressive interactive 3D visualization of the world's temperature anomalies since 1800 using data from NASA. It's like a deformed monster bloating and about to explode.
When you decorate a room you're stuck with a single color palette all year round that doesn't necessarily reflect the changing seasons outside. So maybe we should look to Siren Elise Wilhelmsen's color-changing rug for inspiration on designing a room that reflects, or contrasts, the temperatures outside.
Our intrepid reporter Mr. Mat Honan spent some time in Kentucky this past week, and he said the weather was incredibly, unseasonably hot. It was in the 80s in March. Not normal. What the heck?
The Midwest is suffering through a record heat wave. Parts of Oklahoma have climbed above 100 degrees for 40 straight days; Texas is on day 33. On Wednesday, Dallas saw its mercury climbing to a whopping 113.