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BUSTED: 4 Common Myths About Catching Cold In Cold Weather

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.22.2014 | Science

Does exposure to cold weather really make you more likely to catch a cold? No, it doesn't. In fact, as a new YouTube video entitled Cold Weather M...

17 Things That Happen When You Skip Winter Entirely

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.15.2014 | Travel

People dream of living in a tropical paradise to avoid the frozen hell known as wintertime, but it's not so easy to live in an endless summer. It real...

WATCH: Why You Shouldn't Call Everything A Polar Vortex

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 11.14.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Weather forecasters exhausted the term "polar vortex" when describing the cause of last winter's below-zero temperatures, strong winds and above-avera...

Unprecedented Cold Set To Hit U.S.

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 11.10.2014 | Green

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A massive storm fueled by the remnants of Typhoon Nuri did not do much damage in Alaska's sparsely populated Aleutian Islands,...

WATCH: This Raccoon Despises The Cold Weather As Much As You Do

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.07.2014 | Good News

Winter is around the corner, and you're probably becoming more and more hesitant to venture out from under your comfy, cozy sheets. Well, you're not a...

10 Parkas Under $500 to Fall for This Autumn

Rank & Style | Posted 12.23.2014 | Style
Rank & Style

Functionality is key in this parka for under $500 that boasts nap-down gunflaps, a storm placket, dual-entry cargo pockets and rib-knit cuff inserts, while a waist cinching drawstrings keeps the silhouette feminine.

If You Need Scientific Proof For Why You Shouldn't Leave Your Dog In The Car, Here It Is

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green

If you love your pet, don't leave him unattended in the car. That's the message from the American Veterinary Medical Association, which reports persis...

The Most Beautiful Thing About Cold Weather

Jessica Rassette | Posted 05.20.2014 | Parents
Jessica Rassette

Being together when it's cold is just as good as being together when it's warm. Because being together is always good.

The Best Someecards Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 02.28.2014 | Comedy

Damn, doesn't it seem like February just began? But no, we've had 28 days of non-stop freezing cold weather, outrageous, morally repugnant anti-gay le...

Tips & Techniques For Grilling And Smoking In The Cold

Meathead | Posted 04.16.2014 | Taste
Meathead

Cold, rain, snow, sleet, and wind may not delay the mail but they can sure delay the meal.

Fla. Mayor Who Supported Ban On Homeless People's Sleeping Bags Changes Mind After Praying

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.15.2014 | Impact

A city ordinance in Pensacola, Fla., that bans homeless people from staying "adjacent to or inside a tent or sleeping bag," is one step closer to bein...

Let's Play Two! What We Can Learn from Ernie Banks

Ken Reed | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports
Ken Reed

Ernie Banks' positive attitude was infectious. He learned that he could make everyone around him smile, and a lot more comfortable, by creating his own weather.

California Is Just Trolling The Rest Of Us Now

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.06.2014 | Comedy

Dear the rest of the country that is not Los Angeles: Why are you pretending it's cold? It's 60 degrees where you are. The rest of the country -- even...

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.

And Now, My #1 Trick to Staying Warm This Winter

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 03.31.2014 | Women
Susan McCorkindale

The kid in The Sixth Sense saw dead people. I see bursting cupboards and closets and file cabinets. With my eyes closed. Oh yeah. It makes me hot. Take that, oil company!

3 Ways to Beat the Cold

Yogi Cameron Alborzian | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

Have you ever been in a situation in which you wanted to keep the window open, but the person you're with wants to leave it closed? Or maybe it's the ...

Midwest Braces For Another Brutal Cold Spell

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 01.27.2014 | Green

CHICAGO (AP) — An unusual weather pattern driving bitterly cold air from the Arctic Circle south across a huge swath of the Midwest is expected to s...

O Man! Overcoming an Occasional Dyspeptic View of Male Humanity

Judy Katz | Posted 03.26.2014 | Fifty
Judy Katz

Online dating clearly has its own unique, sometimes seemingly endless challenges and "wintery days." But there I remain, perhaps against all odds, a perennial optimist. My man is out there, and we will find each other.

Snowstorms Leave Human Trafficking Victims out in the Cold

Mary David | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact
Mary David

Imagine she retreats to a shelter where aggressive, belligerent, or intoxicated people accost her, make snide comments about her child, and multiply the fears that first led her to the shelter. Should she stay? Would you?

Touring in the Cold: What Travelers From Mild Climates Need to Know

Rita Anya Nara | Posted 03.23.2014 | Travel
Rita Anya Nara

I've learned a few things about how to keep exploring comfortably and safely instead of shivering into the hotel or cruise sauna for half the vacation. So pull off your gloves, cozy up with a steaming drink, and take note.

Goodell Ready To Tackle The Cold

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — He'll be wearing a coat and no doubt gloves. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will be like most other folks at the Supe...

The Surprising Ways The Weather Affects Your Health And Well-Being

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

With the recent polar vortex spreading a wave of bitter cold across the Midwest and Northeast, leaving Chicago under ice and hitting New York City wit...

If Anyone Can Dress For A Polar Vortex, It's A Fashion Lover

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

People got sassy this week with #PolarVortex on Twitter. But the fashion world may have had the most fun -- after all, colder climates call for more c...

What Kids Should Know About The Polar Vortex

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Topic: The Polar Vortex Story to read: U.S. Cold Weather Shatter...

The Benefits of Running in Subzero Temperatures

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Right now is gut-check time. Not many runners are out there on the roads and trails right now. If you see one, you know at least three things about them: 1. They're serious, 2. They're tough, 3. They're suffering stoically.