Category: Cold

Jan 14 2014

Would Wear: Winter Clothing Suggestions

Everyone knows some aspect of their winter clothing that they would like to change. Me? I wish the sleeves on my coat were longer. Frostbite from your wrist to your elbow isn’t as cool as it sounds. And that’s saying something because it sounds like it sucks. College Humor came out with a set of …

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Jan 14 2014

Uncomfortable: No Pants Subway Ride

A flash mob in New York in 2002 has turned into a tradition spanning the globe. Every year people strip down to ride the subway. As far as I can tell they’re not demonstrating anything, except maybe the global hatred of pants. Or possibly some sort of group affinity to having public transportation filth touch …

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Jan 06 2014

Time to Move: SuperSoaker on a -42°F day

If you’re living in a place that hits temperatures of -42°F it’s time to move south because apparently God doesn’t want you to live where you do anymore. I’ve been dealing with temps of about 0°F every morning for weeks now and I know I’m ready to move. Problem is my car doesn’t think so, …

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Dec 27 2013

Screwing With the Neighbors: Animal Footprint Shoes

Artist Maskull Lasserre has a hobby of screwing with the neighbors. He created a bunch of shoes that leave distinctive animal footprints when you walk around in them. And one pair of human feet, rumor has it he’s out to catch some of that bigfoot-hunter funding. What better thing could you do in the snow …

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Dec 11 2013

Thanks Canada: Country Vows to Protect Santa

Canada just vowed to protect Santa Claus from Russian troops. That’s pretty noble of them. I wonder if they have ulterior motives? Canada signalled its intentions to claim the North Pole and surrounding Arctic waters while announcing Monday the filing of a UN application seeking to vastly expand its Atlantic sea boundary. Russian President Vladimir …

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Nov 27 2013

Got it on Video: Giant Ice Blocks Smash Car in China

Take a journey with me. Close your eyes and imagine this. You’re driving to the store one morning, With your eyes open. Enjoying some morning news radio in your luxury Landrover that you’ve borrowed from your mother until your car gets out of the shop, you didn’t tell her you had to sell the car …

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Nov 21 2013

Cheese: The Cause and Solution to Some of the Worlds Problems

First one to give me the original Simpson’s quote the title comes from wins a years’ supply of calendar from your local pharmacy. Anywho… Wisconsin… If any of you know anything about Wisconsin you know about a couple of things. They used to have a good football team, they make a lot of cheese, probably …

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Nov 12 2013

Something New For Thanksgiving: Ice Cream

I don’t know how it is in other countries but in the US it’s impossible to get time off work or school for some reason. So a lot of us are forced to do things like get our wisdom teeth pulled out of our face over holiday breaks. A few years ago one of my …

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Sep 06 2013

Lawsuit Pending: Facebook Flavored Ice Cream

Next time you’re traveling through Tinso on Croatia’s Murter island you should stop at Valentino Ice Cream Shop and get a scoop of Facebook ice cream. The shop owners, Admir and Ibi Adil, who are bothers, noticed that Amir’s 15-year-old daughter spent an inordinate amount of time on Facebook. Like any good South-Central European father …

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Sep 04 2013

Japan’s Giant Anti-Radiation Ice Wall

Remember the meltdown that Japan had at their Daiichi nuclear power plant at Fukushima in 2011? If not, welcome to the internet, I’ll be your guide. Well there is still some fallout from this little mishap. Namely nuclear fallout, kind of. They are seeing some radioactive water escaping the site and making its way to the ocean. …

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