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The Tempest's Howl: 36 Killed By Cold In Eastern Europe

AP | JOVANA GEC | Posted 03.31.2012 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia — A severe and snowy cold snap across central and eastern Europe has left at least 36 people dead, cut off power to towns, and ...

Dogs' Amazing Antifreeze Feet Explained Japanese Scientists

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.13.2012 | Science

Woof, it's cold out there! So how come dogs' paws don't freeze up when they pad around on snow and ice - and what keeps dogs from minding the cold? ...

Why Do We Shiver? ... And 11 Other Winter Health Quirks, Explained

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan, Sarah Klein and Laura Schocker | Posted 12.08.2011 | Healthy Living

With colder temps here to stay, it's time to consider what the winter weather means for your health. You probably already know to be extra diligent ab...

Secrets Of Women Who Don't Get Sick

CNN Health | Posted 01.02.2012 | Women

Ever wonder why you always seem to come down with a life-interrupting virus this time of year, while other women you know sail through the season snif...

Weekend Weather: Cold And Wet Across Much Of U.S.

AP | By WEATHER UNDERGROUND | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green

-- Weather Underground Forecast for Friday, October 28, 2011. Wet and active weather will develop from the Lower Mississippi Valley to the Tennessee...

HuffPost Review: Cold Weather

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Just as I began to lose patience with Aaron Katz's Cold Weather -- what? Another movie about twenty-somethings figuring out their lives? -- it took a left turn and grabbed my attention.

The Iceman Cometh

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Elizabeth Nicholas

As vast swaths of the country foray into single-digit temperatures, put your best feet forward -- spring and all its attendant glory can only come if it has gone.

Looking at the Sky. Ice Halos: Divine Signals Or The Ultimate Art Installation?

James Elkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Elkins

I have been writing about looking, and how to take the time to see the world around you. The first few columns have been about paintings, especially ...

So, You Think That's Cold?

Richard Bangs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Richard Bangs


Winter Wonderland: Countries Around The World Bathed In Beautiful Snow

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It may be making holiday travel extra stressful for some, but aesthetically, mid-December snowstorms are leaving much of the world looking like a wint...

PHOTOS: Coldest Places In The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Believe it or not, there are places that regularly experience colder temperatures than we're feeling in the parts of America currently locked in a dee...

Northern Thanksgiving Exposure From the Top of Alaska

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

A few years back, on a whim, I flew way north for turkey day. While my friends enjoyed Thanksgiving dinners with their families, I sat shivering in a tiny Chinese restaurant in Barrow, AK, chowing down not on turkey but Mongolian beef.

Chicago Will Be Snowy, But Overall A 'Kinder And Gentler' Winter Expected

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While most Chicagoans don't have winter on their minds on a 90-plus-degree August day, perhaps some news about what is to come in the colder months wi...

New York City Carriage Horse Rules: to get vacation, larger stalls

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York's City Council has passed regulations requiring carriage horses to have larger stalls, five weeks off per year and blankets ...

Minnesota Windmills Don't Spin In Cold Weather, Confuse Residents

The New York Times | MONICA DAVEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For those who suspect residents in places like Minnesota of embellishment when it comes to their tales of bitterly cold winter weather, consider this:...

Florida Cold Weather: 53,000 Fish Lost But Turtles Rescued

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Sanibel Island's Gulf waters have rebounded from a chilly 47 degrees recorded during last week's unprecedented cold snap that decimated fish populatio...

Hansen and Watts Agree: Cold Weather, Warm Climate | ANDREW C. REVKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In the last few days, a notable conjunction occurred when these two men essentially agreed on something: that the planet despite a lot of very cold pa...

Freakishly Cold Temperatures Nationwide, Iguanas Fall Frozen Out Of Trees In Florida

AP | MEGHAN BARR and JAMES MacPHERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Steadily falling snow blanketed the Midwest on Thursday, part of a vicious cold snap engulfing much of the nation, and a tracto...

Frozen Iguanas, Compassion And Zen

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Realizing just how many creatures out there needed saving, I enlisted the aid of my young son.

Extreme Winter Cold (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There's no denying it-- it has been really cold around the world the past few weeks. Extreme temperatures, both hot and cold, are signs of climate cha...

OMG -- They Are Nuts!

Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

Yes, it's the Chicago way - go for a swim in the lake on New Year's Day when the temperature is 11 degrees Fahrenheit without the wind chill factor ...

Cold Snap Damages Florida's Tropical Fish Industry

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Frosted oranges, strawberries encased in ice: the images of Florida's freezes are familiar, sad and earthy. But just past the crop r...

Animals Fighting The Cold (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Across the globe, there have been severe cold snaps in unexpected places this winter. While most of us can escape from the cold weather and wrap-up in...

New York Cold Snap Rivaling 1970s Could Stretch Into March | By Bill Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The upcoming days will bring an Arctic outbreak rivaling the winter of 1977-78. Elliot Abrams, a meteorologist and senior vice president at AccuWeathe...

How Do I Survive a Winter Storm? -- 5 Myths Debunked

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Sherwood

Some 95 percent of those who perish in cold water aren't actually hypothermic. The cold doesn't kill them -- it's the terror, which leads to drowning and heart attacks.