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The White Christmases We Used To Know Are A Lie, In One Chart

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Green

Were Christmases of yore actually more merry and bright? Or were Grandpa's tales of walking uphill both ways through five feet of snow to drag home th...

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...

White Christmas Is Rare - But at Least It's Affordable

Jed Kolko | Posted 12.18.2014 | Business
Jed Kolko

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Keep dreaming. For most Americans, chances aren't great for Christmastime snow.

Snowblowing for Virgins

Michelle Faulkner | Posted 12.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Michelle Faulkner

If the front walkway is anywhere near the driveway, do it last. Again, this is because the snow doesn't usually land where you want it to, and you will likely end up having to re-do the walkway if you do it first.

From Joy to Despair to Spring, the Five Stages of Winter

Global Yodel | Posted 12.12.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

Yay, it's winter! Oh god, it's winter. Here's Global Yodel's take on the coldest season of the year.

3 of the Biggest Snowstorms in Illinois History

Reboot Illinois | Posted 12.11.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Winter in Illinois is no joke. Plunging temperatures, wailing winds and driving snow are realities. But there are some snowstorms that are so severe they stick in the memory of Illinoisans longer than others. What are the most impactful snowstorms in Illinois history?

Behind the Scenes at Germany's Famous Markets

Peter Mandel | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Some make pilgrimages to find the first orange leaf of fall. But I am in search of December. North Pole workshops could be gearing up at this very moment. But that is secret stuff. Since I can't get a visitor's pass there, I've got a different plan.

Snow Sledding Tips to Avoid Landing in the E.R.

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

Sledding is a fun winter tradition, as long as you put your child's safety first. Follow these tips so you can worry less about injuries and have a good time over the holidays.

Ski Resorts for Early Season Skiing

Liftopia | Posted 12.04.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Early December can be a good time to find good, early-season conditions before the crowds arrive. Each season's weather patterns are different, but here are 11 ski areas (going from West to East) that are typically good bets for early season visits.

Sparkling Holiday Decor to Brighten Your Home

Domino | Posted 12.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

For centuries, traditions have kept our spirits buoyed through the shortest, darkest days of the year with candles and strings of lights. Continue the custom with gleaming decorations that cast a serene glow on the season (and require far less effort than trimming a tree).

What's Dear To You In The Month Of December?

The Huffington Post | Patricia Doma | Posted 12.04.2014 | Healthy Living

With Thanksgiving behind us, it's time to step out of that pumpkin carriage, brush off the fall leaves and slowly let December guide us into winter wo...

Business Liability for Snow and Ice Removal

Brad Reid | Posted 11.30.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

There are numerous slip and fall lawsuits resulting from snow and ice on business premises. This comment briefly discusses each of three legal standards that may apply, depending upon the jurisdiction.

It's Time to Move Thanksgiving

Walter G. Meyer | Posted 11.26.2014 | Comedy
Walter G. Meyer

This will likely be as useless as quest as trying to end the anachronistic daylight savings time, but I want to give it a shot and start a campaign to move Thanksgiving.

To Ski Or Not To Ski?

trivago | Posted 11.29.2014 | Travel
trivago

For many folks, a winter holiday simply isn't complete without a trip to the slopes. But waking up at dawn to catch the first lift, frozen hands and numb toes aren't everyone's cup of tea.

'Green News Report' - November 25, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: NY Gov. Cuomo blames meteorologists for his failure to prep for deadly ...

Snowed-In Buffalo Now Also In Danger Of Floods

Reuters | Mark Blinch | Posted 11.23.2014 | Green

By Mark Blinch BUFFALO, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Emergency workers filled thousands of sandbags on Sunday as the area around Buffalo, New York braced for...

Western New York Braces For Flooding As Heavy Snow Melts

Reuters | Posted 11.23.2014 | Green

By Mark Blinch BUFFALO, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The area around Buffalo, New York braced on Sunday for potential flooding as warming tempe...

WATCH: Boy Turn His Wheelchair Into A Power Snow Plow

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.21.2014 | Good News

This wintry weather has brought a ton of snow for people to begrudgingly shovel up. But shoveling is way more fun with this inventive kid. YouTube...

This Week in Science: Cheating Bankers, November's Freeze, and the Microbiology of Kissing

World Science Festival | Posted 11.21.2014 | Science
World Science Festival

Children adopted from China may not remember the language of their birth country, but their brains still respond unconsciously to Chinese more than a decade later.

Winter Sucks: A Poem

Dawn Weber | Posted 11.24.2014 | Comedy
Dawn Weber

Why do I live here? Aw, hell -- I don't know, November 18th, Wind chill eight below. Forty-five years now, In this stupid state, You'd think I'd adjust, But, no -- I still hate.

'Green News Report' - November 20, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.20.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Record-breaking extreme winter storm breaks Buffalo, NY; It's official...

Buffalo Bills Players Celebrated A Snow Day

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 11.19.2014 | Sports

With Buffalo, New York, buried under six feet of snow, plenty of working adults have had snow days this week. That includes the Buffalo Bills. Whi...

'I Am Penguin, Hear Me Squeak!' A Bird Speaks Out From Inside SeaWorld's 'Antarctica'

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.19.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I don't know if you are aware of this, but we penguins have our pride. In my case, I'm no run-of-the-mill bird. I'm a King penguin, in fact--bred fo...

Buffalo Just Got Hit With A Wall Of Snow So Thick It Stranded Drivers In Their Cars

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 11.22.2014 | Green

Yes, every single state in America was literally freezing this week, but no where has been hit with as much of a winter wake-up call as Buffalo, New Y...

7 Natural Signs of Snow

Liftopia | Posted 11.04.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Will Mother Nature be bountiful when it comes to the white stuff? Will Jack Frost ensure it's cold enough for the snow cannons to fire up if Mother Nature isn't in the mood? Or will climate change mess it all up for our supernatural snow providers and deliver us a warm, dry drought when it should be snowing?