The snowiest cities in the United States
By: Betty Carew
Defining which of the snowiest cities in the United States is almost as difficult as it is trying to predict when snow is going to fall. However there are statistics compiled by the US Census Board that have recorded the estimated annual snow fall for...
The snowiest cities in the United States
By: Michele Wilmonen
If you enjoy the snow and don’t live somewhere that gets it in the winter an easy solution would be to move to the mountains where you are just about guaranteed snow. Of course there are exceptions even to this because it would depend...
The effect of snow on human society
By: Michele Wilmonen
Some people hate it and other people love it. Are we talking about the highest grossing movie of the year? No, something much more important then that, snow. It is something that will hopefully be around forever but is something that human society has had...
By: Betty Carew
The early history of snow removal of the 1700’s is that there was none. The early settlers walked around on snowshoes and within cities men would try and beat down the highest drifts of snow to make the road passable for horse and cart...
By: James Korg
Early settlers that came to America were not accustomed to the harsh winters that they would experience in the new world. As the country grew, so did the need for roads and communication. Early in the 1700’s there were storm events that would set...
What is hoar frost?
By: Michele Wilmonen
When you walk outside does it feel like icy fingers are poking at your body? While describing this feeling in that way may be just a saying, there are real icy fingers in winter that you can find outside. But these icy fingers are the...
What is hoar frost?
By: Winter Chestnut
Hoarfrost Playground Something charming and wonderful happens as the children sleep, all warm and cozy in clouds of snuggly blankets. Outside, where the sky is clear and dark, Jack Frost is about, not bothered by the cold, creating a playground of ice crystals, all thick...
The effect of snow on human society
By: Betty Carew
The effects of snow on human society can be man’s worse enemy or their best friend. It affects people in many ways from bringing a city to its knees where everything comes to a halt or becomes that cities main source of employment in...
Why is snow white?
By: Becky Robbins
During the winter months, snowflakes falling create excitement. Imagine everything covered in that white blanket of snow. As you stare at the winter wonderland, the question that often comes to mind is, “why is the snow white?” Although it does not fit with...
By: Lenna Gonya
Jack Frost is not usually a welcome visitor, and, frost is not a word that people necessarily like. The first frost of the season is a harbinger of winter and things to come. If you’ve ever had tomatoes on the vine at this time...

 

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