'Dressing Optimistically' Trend Proves Winter Has Driven Us All Insane

After months and months of uncomfortably cold temperatures, historical amounts of frozen precipitation, and dreary grey skies, a new fashion trend has finally emerged: dressing for spring even though it's really fucking cold outside. Which is also a sign that winter has finally caused us to completely lose our shit. » 3/27/14 4:30pm 3/27/14 4:30pm

Internet Threatens to Forever Ruin the Lazy Joy of Snow Days

While some kids spend their time using old rituals to conjure up a snow day, others know that staying home just means logging into class online. And as classrooms become more electronically enabled, web-savvy schools are using "virtual learning" as a remedy during inclimate weather. What’s the world coming to if a kid… » 2/14/14 10:26am 2/14/14 10:26am

What To Watch When It's a Frozen Storming Hellscape Outside

If there is a God, this winter he's made it pretty clear that he never wants to you to feel the warmth of the sun on your face or the tickle of grass on your feet ever again. But paralyzing ice storms and butt-puckering temperatures are no excuse to give up and despair. Not when there's so much amazing TV to watch. » 2/12/14 6:00pm 2/12/14 6:00pm

Worst Winter Ever Leads to East Coast Snow Boot Shortage

As you probably know, this winter fucking sucks. Snowmageddon. Snowpocalypse. Snow Momma hosted by Wilmer Valderrama. For most of America, the past few months has been a bleak constant stream of blizzards, cold weather, sunless days and seasonal affective disorder. But wait! It's not over yet! Winter is hanging around… » 2/10/14 3:45pm 2/10/14 3:45pm

Entire Nation Is Sick and Tired of This Bullshit Winter Weather

According to freeloading rodents Punxsutawney Phil and Staten Island Chuck, America has six weeks of winter left. And honestly? I'm not sure we're going to make it. It's been so cold for so long that The Shining is starting to look like a documentary. Will this stupid frigid weather ever end? » 2/04/14 11:00am 2/04/14 11:00am

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

Goose Down Jacket Animal Cruelty: Another Thing to Feel Bad About

Now that temperatures are dropping (or have dropped — I see you, Minneapolis) into their winter depths, shiverers across the country are fighting back with puffy down coats. Unfortunately, the very jacket responsible for saving sanity is also responsible for promoting animal cruelty. » 12/16/13 12:20pm 12/16/13 12:20pm