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How a company plans make it snow in Dubai

Snow isn't something you'd usually associate with Dubai, not when summers have an average temperature of 104 degrees F and the coldest of winters is only around 57 degrees. But the Kleindienst Group of real estate developers are positive they can sim...

Watch a little polar bear cub experience snow for the first time

Apparently it's not just human kids who react adorably the first time they experience snow. Although polar bears live in icy environs, their young are born in relatively warm dens and only experience real snow once they venture out for the first time. This

Your Holiday Decorations Likely Came From This Town in China

Quick, picture Santa's workshop. Industrious elves at work as a gentle snow falls outside? That's not quite the image at a place the Guardian calls "the real Santa's workshop," the city of Yiwu, China. Think 600 factories filled with migrant laborers armed with glue guns busily making snowflake ornaments, stockings,...

Curbed Maps: Mapping 18 Spots to Get into the Holiday Spirit in San Francisco

It's mid-December in San Francisco, which means that the city's holiday decorations and celebrations are filling the streets with cheer. Although we won't get any real snow here, there are plenty of places to see some fake flurries, and...

WTF of the Day: Woman Walks Dog Dressed as Abominable Snowman

2 weeks agoOdd : The Daily What

If you live in Allouez, Wisconsin, you may have recently noticed a giant snow monster roaming the city streets with a poodle. No, no one spiked your eggnog. This is all too real. A woman calling herself "Bumble" has been spotted walking...Show More Summary

Fair December

The trouble with the winter season is that so many weather conditions have lingering effects. All our beautiful snow can later mean an icy roadway to the trail. Throw in a few really frigid temps and December can be a real bear. But as I have said before, with the right gear, a lot is really possible. Show More Summary

A Great White North Powder Reminder

The West is currently getting pummeled by its first real winter storm of the 14-15 season and the snow is beginning to pile up (we know, everyone else already got theirs). So as a reminder for what it’s going to be like tomorrow morning, here’s a little taste of the Canadian Chronicles with Zeal Optics […]

Eat the Winter Radish

The first time I bought a black radish, shortly after moving from San Francisco to New York, I was excited. A real local winter vegetable! How odd and interesting it is, with its pitch black exterior and snow white interior! Then I ate it. It tastes like New York in the winter: tough, impossibly bitter, […]

Iced Fog Turns Forest Into Real Life Frozen Magic Kingdom

This weekend, a forest turned into a real life Frozen kingdom of ice in Hungary. It wasn’t the Snow Queen Elsa, but the rapidly sinking temperatures that caused the fog to suddenly freeze on a hill top, turning trees into strange surreal sculptures like the one above. More »      

5 Weird Winter Driving Hacks

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

“Tis the season to take caution, tralalalala la la la la!!” Okay games aside, Shit has gotten relatively real VERY FAST. I find myself already having to deal with accessing and operating a vehicle in snow, ice, sleet and other unsavory...Show More Summary

A Mildly Promising View of Mt. Shasta...It Has Snow!

Shasta from the vicinity of Dunsmuir from the south A short note from the highway tonight. We were on a long road trip into central Oregon today and followed Interstate 5 through northern California. One of the real treats of following I-5 is the chance to see Mt. Show More Summary

Powder-ready gifts for ski lovers

Here in Northern California we’re still awaiting our first real snow dump of the year. And while we have our fingers crossed and have been diligently doing our plyometric exercises, we’re still left with plenty of time to build up … Read more ›

In the ski business, there are no climate deniers

Ski season is just beginning in California, but real snow on the slopes is becoming a rarity.

4 ways to winterize your real estate business

Here it is Thanksgiving and there's already plenty of snow on the ground, with more on the near horizon. For agents who live and work in frigid winter climates, it's time to "winterize" your business...

The Land of Ice and Snow: On Lars Iyer’s ‘Wittgenstein Jr.’

No one’s sure whose idea it was to call the new professor Wittgenstein, but it seems somehow fitting. He is a maddening teacher. No one quite follows what he's trying to convey. But he seems, in some essential way, like the real thi...

Monday Movie Memo: Why The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Just Made Me Furious And Sad

The seeds of revolution have been planted. President Coin (Julianne Moore) and Plutarch Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Hoffman) know that they have one real shot at turning the Districts against President Snow (Donald Sutherland) and The Capitol. Show More Summary

Looks Like Sunday's Bills Game Will Be Moved

last monthSports : Deadspin

It's still snowing in Western New York. (What the fuck, snow.) The Bills remain scheduled to play the Jets, but people are dying and trapped and stranded and there's probably no real reason 70,000 people should be on the road at the same time on Sunday. It's sounding like sanity is beginning to prevail: Read more...

Weekend Gaming

There was snow in the air yesterday. SNOW! This is happening too fast. But that means that now, more than ever, is the perfect time to be gaming. In fact, I think I’ll take the whole day off from “Real Life” to get a little gaming in. I’ll probably do some things on my wife’s […]

Premiere: I Am Snow Angel – Walking On Wires

Prepare to get real cozy with I Am Snow Angel's latest electro pop gem, "Walking On Wires."

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