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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).

Top 10 Extreme Skiing Spots

Cheapflights | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

For some, performances at the Olympics are great to marvel at from the couch while; for others, they are motivation to take on a challenge and step outside the comfort zone. If you fall into the latter camp, this list is for you.

Snowmageddon 2014: A Mindful Snow Survival Guide

Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree

For many parts of the country, this amount of snow would be laughable, but here in Portland it frightens and delights us. We are used to snow's cousin rain, but snow itself in large amounts is rare.

PANDAS: Our Own Personal Snowpocalpyse in Atlanta

Christine M. Ristaino | Posted 04.19.2014 | Parents
Christine M. Ristaino

Since this disease is as present in my home as the snow outside our front window right now, while snowbound I decided to compose a list of what the Snowpocalypse 2.0 in Atlanta has in common with PANDAS.

This Snowman Doesn't Know What's Coming

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 02.18.2014 | Comedy

Frosty the snowman was a jolly, happy soul... Until someone blew him up. This video may be from 2006, but it's never to late to watch a couple of e...

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...

Seriously, Weather!?

AP | Posted 02.16.2014 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — Another round of snow has made its way into the Northeast as states continue to dig out from earlier storms. Snow began falling in Bo...

Top 15 Warm Weather Retirement Cities To Dream About

Moira McGarvey | Posted 04.17.2014 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

As the winter of 2014 trudges on, those of us in four-season regions have had just about enough. I can't remember another winter that has dragged on s...

The Spirituality of Losing Control

Henry G. Brinton | Posted 04.16.2014 | Religion
Henry G. Brinton

Our ancestors had a spirituality of storms that we are in danger of losing today. They accepted that they were not in control of their environment, knowing that destroying storms would certainly pass by.

INTERACTIVE MAP: This Is What Happens On Twitter When It Snows

Posted 02.13.2014 | Technology

Apparently people enjoy tweeting about the snow. A deadly storm left over a million homes in the dark as it swept through the South and then buried th...

The Surprising Thing About People That Shouldn't Be Surprising

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

In my experience, every time there's a tragedy, or even a just calamity, people almost always come forth in a generous and caring way. Systems may fail, but when people have the opportunity to help, they almost always do it. So why are we always surprised?

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...

Snowstorm Hits Washington, D.C.!

Posted 02.13.2014 | Green

It's the biggest snowfall in Washington since 2010's Snowmageddon! What's closed in D.C. on Thursday? Just about everything: Schools, airport runwa...

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.

How Did She Not See This Coming?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.09.2014 | Comedy

Like much of the country, Portland, Ore. has been hit by a major snowstorm over the last few days. But that did not stop a couple of joggers from brav...

Stop Complaining About Snowflakes

Brian Hanley | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Hanley

Let's talk about something important. In a famous lecture, Mark Twain remarked that we all complain about the weather, but nobody does anything about ...

The 7 Best Cozy, Comforting Après-ski Dishes

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 04.09.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

These dishes are sure to light your fire.

Cold-Weather Shoes for Fashion week!

Jasmine Snow | Posted 04.09.2014 | Style
Jasmine Snow

The official kick-off of a super-chilly Fashion Week has begun. I normally brave the cold with my Seventeen Fashion team every February as we teeter in our heels up, down, and all around town to the shows, but so far this week has been different.

Expat Recovery Room: Estonia's Winter of Content

Mike Dunphy | Posted 04.08.2014 | Travel
Mike Dunphy

Without a stitch of clothing, I stepped out into the snowy Estonian landscape. Days of sub-zero temperatures had transformed the white coating underfoot into sharp crystals. Scooping a handful, I ground it in a circular motion into my bare chest.

Snow Zone Treat

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 04.06.2014 | Denver
EllynAnne Geisel

Rejoice! The swath of snow storms that is making life miserable in other parts of the country is joyfully greeted in the parched High Plains of Colorado by those whose livelihoods are dependent on spring's verdant land.

A Shhh-now Day

David S. Simon | Posted 04.05.2014 | New York
David S. Simon

Being snowed in on this New York snowy day is like being tucked in, as the quietest, softest, plumpest of white downy blankets descends onto you in very, very slow motion.

I Had My Kids' Technology Use Under Control... Then Came the Snow Day

Dr. Kate Roberts | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
Dr. Kate Roberts

Regardless of how much I try to get ahead with managing my kids' technology use, school snow days mean I'm behind again.

'Say It Ain't Snow'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 04.07.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

The two things I wonder most about winter are: Why do some people throw away their snow shovels every year and have to buy new ones? And why do these same people go to the supermarket when a snowstorm is forecast to buy bread and milk when they never eat and drink those things when it doesn't snow?

Record January Temperatures Leave Confusing String Of Highs And Lows

Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

From Climate Central's Brian Kahn: The first month of 2014 is over, leaving behind a nation blowing hot and cold. While the polar vortex brought...

Recipe For Having A Snow Day At Work

Emma Brodie | Posted 04.05.2014 | Women
Emma Brodie

Are you sad because fluffy white goodness is swirling outside your boss's window and you're sitting in a cubicle? Time to put that unofficial Ph.D in Microsoft Outlook to good use and block yourself off a mini snow-break.