Real Cold Weather Tips for Real Cold Women

Earlier this winter, I idly clicked over to an article about what to wear when it's freezing outside. The article promised tips for "if you've lost feeling in your fingers." In the accompanying video, a stylist lamented temperatures that make you "kinda want to die." To combat this feeling, she suggested the following: » 2/25/15 3:30pm Wednesday 3:30pm

What You Need to Know About Today's "Crippling" Blizzard: Monday Update

After a short night of restless sleep, it appears that forecasters are still predicting the end of the world in the Northeast this evening. If you haven't panicked yet, you have several hours to do so before it's too late. Hug your children. Hoard booze. This is not a drill. Here's what you need to know to make it… » 1/26/15 11:27am 1/26/15 11:27am

Most Popular Space Heater: DeLonghi Oil-Filled

Our space heater voting ended up being a dead heat, but the Delonghi Oil Filled 1500W Radiator ran the hottest in the end, figuratively. Oil filled space heaters have a slower start up time, but ultimately tend to be more capable of heating larger spaces, and retain their heat much longer after being turned off. » 1/25/15 3:15pm 1/25/15 3:15pm

'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