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Relive the long snowy winter with this cool timelapse video of every storm this year
Today’s podcast gives city planners the smackdown on sneckdowns.
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7 beautiful photos of winter’s wrath
The strange beauty of the polar vortex
From the Latin word for “whiteness”, the fraction of the sun’s rays reflected by the earth’s surface. When it snows, more sunlight is reflected, which results in a lower air temperature.
Here are 10 more fascinating winter weather terms
The week’s best photojournalism
Yesterday’s Lions Eagles “Blizzard Bowl”:
Battle in a blizzard
An overhead view of the massive snowstorm that swept across the midwest last week. (NASA/Suomi NPP)
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It’s getting very snowy and cold here in NYC. To share your snow pics with us on Instagram, use #snowandtell
1978: A hot dog vendor tries to keep warm during a snowstorm in New York City. (AP Photo)
1947: Two men dig out a car after a record-breaking snowfall of 26.4 inches in New York City. (AP Photo)
12 vintage photos of the world’s biggest snowstorms
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