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Fifty Shades of White And a Touch of Red; Red Foxes in The Snow

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 12.23.2014 | Green
Roeselien Raimond

Snow, in my country, is some kind of...curiosity. It might snow a few days a winter, but years can go by completely snow-less as well. People specula...

Anchorage's Persistent Warm Weather so Far This Winter May Be Record Setting

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.16.2014 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Know that squeaky sound snow makes on cold days when you walk on it? That sound has not been heard much in Anchorage this winter. That's because the sound only occurs when the temperature is lower than 14 degrees Fahrenheit.

Wear a Freaking Coat!

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 12.01.2014 | Parents
Rachel Levy Lesser

Boys today, it seems, are made with the kinds of legs that don't get cold. They wear shorts (my son included) on even the coldest of days. To be fair, they are also wearing high socks, so technically, only their knees are exposed to the frigid temperatures, but still.

Ice Skating in NYC: Your Guide to New York Ice Rinks

Erik Seide | Posted 11.11.2014 | New York
Erik Seide

New York City is often been portrayed, from holiday movies to the Christmas tree in Rockefellar Center, as the city that is a must visit destination to experience the sites and sounds of merriest of all seasons.

Fewer People Are Going To Work Sick

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Despite mounting worries about spreading germs -- colds, flu, enterovirus, even Ebola -- too many of us still show up to work sick. In fact, 60 percen...

Lost Hiker Survives Two Chilly Nights in Alaska's Chugach State Park

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.14.2014 | Travel
Alaska Dispatch News

When John Carlos Mann finally stumbled out of the woods near Bird Creek on Sunday night, he had been lost in Chugach State Park for two days and two cold nights, growing colder and more tired as he searched for someone to help him.

Your Perpetually Stuffed Nose Is Just Your Body Fighting The Good Fight

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living

The question: Why do we get stuffy noses when we're sick? And why does it feel like I could blow my nose until the end of the time? The answer: Eve...

Let's Ban Handshakes At Work And Start Fist-Bumping

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business

Winter is fast approaching, which means more sniffling, sneezing and coughing around the office. A pretty sickening story in The Wall Street Journa...

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?

9 Things We're Not Looking Forward To This Week

Posted 02.25.2014 | Comedy

Every Monday, HuffPost Comedy takes a look at the most irritating, upsetting and annoying things we can expect in the upcoming week. Good luck out the...

The Best And Worst Foods To Eat When You're Sick

Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living

By Cindy Shih Even when you've done your best to fight off the winter blues and miserable flus, it's almost inevitable you'll get at least a mild...

Super Bowl, Super Cold

Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D. | Posted 04.01.2014 | Science
Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D.

The cold temperatures for this Super Bowl might not be polar-vortex-like temperatures, but they will certainly change the dynamic of the game in several ways compared to the warmer temperatures of Super Bowl games played indoors or in more temperate cities.

Coming to Public Transportation Near You: The Flu

Denise Mattson | Posted 03.31.2014 | Chicago
Denise Mattson

It turns out that scientists know just how easy it is for wayward germs to find a path into your nasal passages in confined spaces like planes, trains and busses.

Did the Cold Cause My Cold?

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

As an infectious disease doctor, I felt a little embarrassed that I didn't know the definitive answer to this simple question. Especially since I repeatedly rebuke my teenage children for not taking a jacket to school or wearing socks and a sweater at home.

How to Get Over a Cold in Record Time

Sophie Keller | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

If you've got a cold or are scared you might catch one, here are a few ways that you can get over it in record time.

It's Really &$%#ing Cold Outside. Bet You Didn't Know All These Things Could Freeze.

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Holy windchill, Batman. You don't need us to tell you that it's cold out there -- gusts of wind down to 50 below will do that just fine. Temperatures ...

My Great, Big, Horrible Cold

Myra Demeter | Posted 03.09.2014 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

All I could think of was Why hadn't we ever invested in Kleenex tissues!? My own usage probably drove up the stock price.

The Romantic Doggie Days of Winter

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 03.07.2014 | Comedy
Nancy Cohen-koan

Let it be said, winter is not only very cold but can also be quite lonely. First, you have to get through the darkest period of the year... the glorio...

Why Do We Lose Our Appetite When We're Sick?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Hav...

11 Things Made Way More Awesome By Winter

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Your lips are chapped, your cheeks are rosy-raw, and you haven't been able to feel your toes since Halloween. We hear you, winter can be rough. But as...

5 Strategies to Minimize (Or Better Yet, Avoid) Cold and Flu Season

JJ Virgin | Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

Along with colder weather, the cold and flu season has arrived, but you needn't succumb. I've developed an arsenal of tactics to reduce symptoms and recover faster -- and if you're lucky, bypass it altogether -- so a simple sneeze doesn't derail your weekend plans.

WATCH: Do At-Home Cold Remedies Really Work?

Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living

One of the biggest goals of this season -- beside finding the best gift for everyone on your shopping list -- is steering clear of colds and the flu. ...

How to Beat a Cold by Eating Pizza and Drinking Whiskey

Thrillist | Posted 11.08.2013 | Comedy
Thrillist

When we're unexpectedly faced with the prospect of a box of tissues, a bucket, and a pack of Halls, we usually reach for the Campbell's. But you don't have to resign yourself to such mediocre sick foods, friends!

Millions of Seeds Saved for Humanity

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Sidonie Sawyer

Should a natural disaster strike, or should human error launch a cataclysmic event (on purpose or not), the vault would act as a safe-deposit box containing the seeds no longer available in traditional seed banks.

10 Ways To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks

Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Levine for Men's Health If you don't fast-forward commercials, you've seen this one from Zicam: A pretty woman daintily sneezes into her...