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Cold Winter Ahead For East, According To Farmer's Almanac 'Secret Formula'

AP | RIK STEVENS | Posted 08.22.2014 | Green

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Old Farmer's Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder...

The Winter of My Discontent

Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson | Posted 05.27.2014 | Parents
Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson

I actually attempted this year, for Lent, to give up "weather grumbling" and lasted for a mere nine days before another mini polar vortex broke me down.

Winter 2014: Fevers, Contranyms and Umlauts

Tom Cramer | Posted 05.20.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Places unaccustomed to cold and snow have encountered both this year. More than enough for their tastes, I'm sure. It crossed my mind that potentially two-thirds of the country has cabin fever. Wait -- is that cabin fever or spring fever?

Late Winter Storm Blasts Northeast And Midwest

AP | By WILSON RING | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A late-season storm dumped more than 2 feet of snow on parts of northern New England before finally tapering off Thursday to ...

Montana, Wyoming Assess Flood Damage

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.12.2014 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Water levels began to drop on flooded rivers in Montana and Wyoming on Tuesday, and authorities scrambled to restore road acc...

Harsh Winter Puts Drag On Economy, Fed Says

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Severe weather across much of the United States took a toll on shopping and consumer spending in recent weeks, leading to slowe...

POLL: Are You Ready For Spring?

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

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More Flights Canceled

AP | Posted 03.03.2014 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — Airlines canceled more than 2,000 flights Monday as the latest winter storm hit the U.S. East Coast. The hardest hit cities were Wa...

Another Powerful Winter Storm To Hit East Coast

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 03.03.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the latest snow day in a winter full of them, residents of parts of the South, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast were coping with seve...

ANOTHER Massive Winter Storm Heads For East Coast

Reuters | Victoria Cavaliere | Posted 03.02.2014 | Green

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK, March 2 (Reuters) - A massive winter storm system packing cold air, snow and freezing rain was pummeling the centra...

World Experienced 4th Warmest January On Record, But Not U.S.

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 02.20.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The globe cozied up to the fourth warmest January on record this year, essentially leaving just the eastern half of the United Sta...

Snow Rage: Winter Weather Stressing You Out?

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Apparently, people are taking their frustration over all that snow out on those piling it up on the side of the road (after having just spent considerable time and energy clearing it out of their own driveways).

Tired Of Winter? Here's Why You Should Actually Be Savoring It

Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Winter Blast Dumps Snow On New England

AP | Posted 02.17.2014 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — The latest blast of snow to hit New England dumped more than a foot in part of Massachusetts and packed heavy winds that left thousand...

Something Amazing Just Happened To Campbell Soup

Reuters | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business

Feb 14 (Reuters) - Campbell Soup Co reported a 71 percent rise in quarterly profit, as more people bought soup during a spell of harsher-than-usual ...

The Airlines Are Really Over All This Snow

Posted 02.13.2014 | Travel

Thursday is shaping up to be the worst day of a very bad winter for U.S. airlines and their passengers. More than 5,800 flights were canceled on Th...

Why A Snowstorm Might Be The Best Thing To Happen To Single People On Valentine's Day

Huffington Post | Matthew Rappaport | Posted 02.13.2014 | Comedy

We wouldn't call a major snowstorm nailing the East coast a "good" thing, but this year it might be the perfect excuse to stay home on Valentine's Day...

Storm Moves North After Pummeling South

AP | By RON TODT and MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 04.15.2014 | Green

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yet another storm paralyzed the Northeast with heavy snow and sleet Thursday, giving the winter-weary that oh-no-not-again feeli...

'Catastrophic' Ice Storm Bears Down On The South

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 02.12.2014 | Green

ATLANTA (AP) — Across the South, winter-weary residents woke up Wednesday to a region encased in ice, snow and freezing rain, with forecasters warni...

Disaster Barbie vs. The Snowpocalypse

Lori J. Bertman | Posted 04.12.2014 | Impact
Lori J. Bertman

I teach people how to be prepared for all sorts of catastrophic events. However, the winter storms that have plagued the South were even too much for the well-trained. My preparedness kit for winter weather consists of matches, Gucci snow boots, and a bottle of red.

Charity's Pleasure of Participation

Kari Ansari | Posted 04.09.2014 | Religion
Kari Ansari

We're helping when we send our gently used things to folks in need, right? Not always, because the greater the distance between the crisis and us, the less effective these tangible gifts become.

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

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 02.06.2014 | 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...

What The LSU Sneauxpocalypse Really Means

Aryanna Prasad | Posted 04.05.2014 | College
Aryanna Prasad

Louisianans hardly see snow in the subtropical climate, let alone three snow days within one week. Overjoyed LSU students took to Twitter with the hashtag #SneauxDay to document how they spend their time when school is out.

LA's Cold Spell

Myra Demeter | Posted 04.01.2014 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

There was no transportation provided to schoolchildren and I had to walk to school in all types of weather. I wore knee socks with my skirts, but it didn't prevent the bitter cold from invading me as I walked those 15 blocks to junior high.

A Warm Bed on a Cold Morning: When Waking Up Is Hard to Do

Wendy Troxel | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Troxel

But as seductive as a warm bed may be on a cold morning, staying in bed too long can lead to disrupted sleep and a sleep-sapping case of the winter blues.