College Students Throw Racist Fit Over Being Denied A Snow Day

It's cold in the middle of the country. Hair follicle numbingly, butt puckeringly, jean freezingly cold. And so, when the National Weather Services forecasted treacherous wind chills for their city, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign students collectively hoped the school's Chancellor Phyllis Wise would cancel… » 1/27/14 8:30pm 1/27/14 8:30pm

This Is What -40°F Feels Like

Thanks to Canada failing to sufficiently warm up a big blanket of freezing air descending southward from the Arctic, for much of the lower 48 states, the next couple of days are going to be colder than Jack Frost's butt plug. Some of the forecasted wind chills are so cold they're almost unfathomable — unless you grew… » 1/06/14 3:00pm 1/06/14 3:00pm

Creeps Actually Give Us the Creeps (and the Chills)

Our bodies have many ways of warning us of potential danger, and a new study has discovered a new one that might serve you well when meeting new people. Researchers found that when people are confronted with a person they find creepy, they actually feel cold, often to the point that they experience chills. The… » 5/10/12 12:20pm 5/10/12 12:20pm

How To Keep Warm In Your Freezing Cold House

It's difficult to determine what's most awful about winter— the constant cold feet and hands, the unpleasant dread of stepping out of the shower, or the horror of opening a heating bill after a month of leaving the thermostat turned up overnight. Since hibernating for three months isn't an option, the best way to cope… » 12/19/11 4:30pm 12/19/11 4:30pm

Is There A Secret To Never Getting Sick?

Cold and flu season is coming, and to be honest, I am dreading it. Last winter, I got strep throat for the first time in my life, and I wanted to die » 10/02/08 4:00pm 10/02/08 4:00pm. The fever and sensitivity to light were awful. And while I've had bad tonsils ever since I was a kid, I've never not been able to swallow anything for so many days in…