For The Revenant production designer Jack Fisk, mother nature’s war against the production could have been worse. Sure, there were below zero temperatures and a complete extinction of snow in Canada, but for the native Virginian, there’s nothing like the outdoors. Show More Summary
Living in New York can be a real bag of garbage sometimes. There’s the actual garbage, the mounds of snow covered in dog poo, the defunct phone booths dudes use like urinals, and worst of all, the unreliable data service underground. The indignity! Read more...
Google takes a small step to improve collaboration on its mobile productivity suite, Firefox gets pushy with new notification support, Apple updates Snow Leopard (for real!), and more in today’s news leftovers. Read more...
Petula Dvorak has gotten a lot of, um, pushback for this column about the kids these days—including hers: The work ethic of our kids: Where is it? Where are the entrepreneurial snow shovelers? For generations of enterprising children, snowflakes may as well have been dollar bills, y’all, falling from the sky. Show More Summary
A Chinese man was on his way to a parade when he took some snow and used to it to make his vehicle into a real boy. According to a caption on the video, the man wanted to bring the snow to the parade because "it is rare to snow in this...Show More Summary
The snow comes to some reality TV stars, and some reality TV stars go to the snow. On Friday, former Real Housewives of Orange County star Gretchen Rossi headed to Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival. She shared the pic above on Instagram, captioning it, “With my love yesterday in the snow. Show More Summary
Cabin fever is real, and the only things that can cure those wintertime blues are cozy blankets, Netflix, and serious comfort food. The only problem is actually making said comfort food. You might not be able to make it outside, let alone find the energy to stand over a stove all day, which is where the beauty of these recipes comes in. Show More Summary
The blizzard that a ton of snow all over the northeast was a real pain in the ass for most New Yorkers, but for one Greenpoint resident it was an opportunity. And opportunity, that is, to make an awesome...
Following his second visit in two days to snow-locked residential streets in Queens, Mayor de Blasio issued an update on snow clearance across the city on Monday, stressing that New Yorkers should exercise patience. [ more › ]
Oh my god. Magnetically-levitated bonsai plants exist and they are so beautiful/cool it’s insane. [ Kickstarter ] Applications are now being accepted for Open Space's Seventh Annual Publications & Multiples Fair. This is always really great and a super-affordable way to show off your work or publication at a well-attended event. Show More Summary
Have you ever contemplated how a Tyrannosaurus rex would tackle the task of shoveling snow? I must admit that I haven’t given it much thought, even under the influence. But now that we have this video, the world can behold an industrious—if rather effete—dinosaur, a Sisyphus for the blizzard-bound. Read more...
Snowmageddon 2016 has come and gone, and though you've thus far managed to survive off wine and oatmeal packets, scurvy is beginning to kick in. It's time to eat real food before you kill and cook your roommates. Here's where to feast this week: [ more › ]
Snow stopped at 3AM. It was real warm up in the loft. And the power stayed up. Shoveling started at 5 AM. Nothing like a predawn shovel. Today will be a path-making day.
YouTube link. The video above documents the rescue of a skier from a treewell. The following points are worth noting:Point of clarification - This is real world stuff, raw and flawed. Everyone in this video is a recreational skier, an amateur in back country rescue. Show More Summary
Netflix and chill just got too real. Winter Storm Jonas is bringing a snowpocalypse to the East Coast this weekend, and that can only mean one thing: Let the binge-watching begin. You could spend hours perusing the Netflix library or using secret codes to access sub-genres no one else is going to like. Show More Summary
Kempt Staff The East Coast’s first real snow of the season is about to roll through. Boot up.
For what it's worth, I want to toss out a theory of what's happening in this year's GOP primary. Basically, there's no Mitt Romney or John McCain. Here's what I mean. In the past two cycles, Republicans have offered us Snow White and the Seven Loons. Show More Summary
After a record-setting warm spell to start the winter, East Coasters could be forgiven if they started to worry that it was never going to snow again. Fear not, oh dendrite devotees, for Mother Nature has something special planned this weekend. A few days ago, weather models began to hint at the potential of a major East Coast blizzard. Show More Summary
Lil Mac's Gym by Jango Snow Most gyms don't offer much inspiration to little guys, and there's always some big meathead trying to teach you how to be tough when he's never been as scrawny as you are, but Lil Mac is different. He knows...Show More Summary
SkiFree, die hard. YouTuber Andrew McMurry and his friends must have missed Chris Pirih’s memo: no skiing beyond 2000m. We guess the Abominable Snow Monster was the one who uploaded this.