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22 Of The Fluffiest, Cutest Cats To Curb Those Frosty Winter Blues

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The winter blues have finally set in. Sure, the days are “officially” becoming longer, but the weather is definitely also getting colder. In other words, there are few things that will get you out of your warm bed — food, work, and maybe showering are on the list. If you’re like me, though, there is […]

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What This Couple Built In Their Snowy Backyard Made Me Insanely Jealous. Seriously…Wow.

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Daniel Gray, a New Zealander visiting Canada to meet his girlfriend’s family, found a very unique way to spend some of his time during their cold December visit. With the help of his girlfriend (Kathleen Starrie) and her family, he built the most amazing thing in their Edmonton backyard. “I wanted to keep him occupied, not […]

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You Won’t Believe That All These Amazing Photos Are From Just ONE National Park

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In 1883, three Canadian Pacific Railway construction workers discovered something incredible tucked into Alberta’s Rocky Mountain range. On an eastern slope, they found a cave that contained hot springs. Today, those pools are called the birthplace of Canada’s national parks. Banff National Park, the first in the country and the third in the world, grew […]

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This Is What The First Photographs Of Snowflakes Looked Like

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Gorgeous photomicrographs from 1890. 1. Wilson A. Bentley is the guy you can thank for the phrase “special snowflake.” View this image › library.ssec.wisc.edu The self-educated farmer was born in Jericho, Vermont in 1865 and had a lifelong love of snow. According to the Jericho Historical Society, he spent more than a year experimenting with […]

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If You Think It’s Cold Where You Live, You Need To Get A Little Perspective

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This weekend, many parts of the U.S. were slammed with record low temperatures for this time of year. What followed the cold plunge was the typical moaning and groaning on social media. While I’m not saying people shouldn’t have the right to complain about the weather, what I want to call for is a little […]

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Well, That’s The Most Terrifying Arrangement Of Scarecrows I’ve Ever Seen

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If you ever find yourself driving through Finland along Highway 5 near the town of Suomussalmi, you might come across a very odd sight. There is a crowd of almost 1,000 scarecrow-like figures standing in a field that’s right next to the roadway. The figures are part of a project called The Silent People, which […]

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18 Ways In Which Cold Weather Can Affect Your Body And Mind

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People either love winter, or they hate it with a passion. There is typically no happy medium between those two feelings. But perhaps those who hate winter are onto something. Scientific and psychological studies have found that winter weather can have drastic effects on your body and mind. Here are just a few of the […]

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29 Seriously Cool Snow Sculptures That Will Make You Want Another Storm

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~Blizzard wizards.~ 1. This scenic sculpture. 2. These rock ‘em, sock ‘em snow-bots. View this image › renny67 CC BY-NC-ND / Via Flickr: renny1967 3. Wait until you see it… 4. This perfectly valid excuse to skip work today. “Sorry, an ice dragon ate your car?” 5. This Pocahontas-worthy tree. instagram.com 6. This dino diorama. […]

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What He Put On His Windows Will Make Your Home So Much Warmer In The Winter

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It’s no wonder our energy bills skyrocket during the winter. We’re inside more, which means we’re cranking the thermostat way up. While you could sacrifice your comfort to save some money, who wants to be dressed in layers of sweaters and coats when you’re inside? Not us! In an effort to avoid this, one man […]

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If You Hate Winter, This Will Change Your Mind. Or Maybe Make You Hate It A Little Less.

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Soon, in many parts of the world, the temperature will drop dramatically and we’ll be consumed by snow. This makes the roads dangerous, the heating bills rise, and the time spent inside increase exponentially. In a nutshell, there’s a lot of bad that comes with it. But, there’s a lot of good, too. Well, at […]

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Boy With Prosthetic Flippers Swims With a Dolphin With A Prosthetic Tail.

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When 8-year-old English boy Cieran Kelso lost his legs to meningitis as a baby, his parents were determined he would still lead an active life. His father Gary raised enough money to buy him prosthetic flippers so he could go swimming with his friends. Cieran took to swimming really well and loves being in the […]

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