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Polar Vortex 2014

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

These Photos Capture The Little-Known Beauty Of Lake Michigan In Winter | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.28.2015 | Green

In the height of winter, most people would be hesitant to spend the day at the beach. But nature lovers willing to brave the bitter cold and blustery ...

Kim Bellware

If You Keep Calling It A Polar Vortex, You Don't Know What A Polar Vortex Is | Kim Bellware | Posted 11.14.2014 | Green

The next time you hear that a "polar vortex" is headed your way, keep one thing in mind: It's probably bunk. A whole lot of people jumped into "Da...

Did You Miss The Polar Vortex? Don't Worry, It'll Be Back This Summer

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green

The polar vortex is expected to return to the continental United States later this month, apparently at the behest of liberals who invented it just to...

A Requiem for My Snowblower

Greg Schwem | Posted 05.26.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Thousands of snow-clearing machines undoubtedly succumbed to the winter of 2013-14, a season on its way to entering history books with a curse word preceding it.

5 Reasons Cold Weather Is Actually A Good Thing

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.17.2014 | Green

CHICAGO -- Winter-weary northerners take heart: There's actually a silver lining to all this record snow, ice and bone-chilling cold. Portions of ...

An Open Letter To Slushy Corners, The Absolute Worst Part Of Winter

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment

We kindly suggest that you listen to the "Pirates Of The Caribbean" theme song or another epic movie soundtrack while you read. We do not take this ma...

Dangerously Uninformed: Getting News to the Unsheltered

Amy L. Freeman | Posted 03.15.2014 | Impact
Amy L. Freeman

Monday's weather was cold, but I could not sense the dangerous "polar vortex" of sub-zero temperatures that newscasters kept warning would descend on the mid-Atlantic that very night. Not for the first time, I wondered about life on the street.

Polar Vortex Causes Hell to LITERALLY Freeze Over in Michigan

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.11.2014 | Weird News

Hell has frozen over. Hell, Michigan that is. Hell is a charming little hamlet an hour outside Detroit, near Ann Arbor. Established in the 1840s, around the same time Michigan last experienced such hellish weather.

Yes, These Are REAL Stories From The Polar Vortex

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Schools closed, flights were canceled and much of the U.S. shut down as bone-chilling temperatures swept across the Midwest and freezing temperatures ...

Major Ad Agency Denies Poop Storm Inside Office Building

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

As Chicago was locked in a deep freeze Tuesday, workers at an ad agency inside Chicago's Leo Burnett building were having what you might call a crappy...