Ways to beat cabin fever when you are snowed in
By: Priscilla Benfield
Cabin fever doesn't have to happen if you are prepared for being snowed in. You know what the winters are like in your area and you should always anticipate the likelihood of not being able to get out should a snowstorm hit. Preparing to be...
How to use the International Commission on Snow and Ice's classification system for solid precipitation
By: Philo Gabriel
In 1951, the body of scientists called the “International Commission on Snow and Ice” produced a system of classification for solid precipitation, which quickly became the standard system used in the field (though there have been other classification systems before and after that also...
By: Philo Gabriel
Snow forms high up in the atmosphere, where the temperature is low enough for water to supercool, meaning it remains in a liquid state even below the normal freezing point of water. When a few molecules in a supercooled droplet of water come together in...
Things you need for a hurricane emergency kit
By: Maggie O'Cala
With modern technology hurricanes can now be predicted and residents given sufficient warning that one is headed towards their area. Even those who are not in the direct path of the storm and not under evacuation orders be affected by storm damage. Hurricane kits are...
By: Tasha Thong
Many ancient civilizations depended on water as a source of life; its significance can be seen in economics, transportation, and simply to sustain everyday life. As human beings, surviving without drinking water for long periods of time is impossible, therefore it was vital for ancient...
The chemical composition of seawater
By: Lea Miller
When you think of seawater, you probably think of ocean waves rolling up onto a beach and the taste of salt you get when you swim in the sea. Seawater can contain almost anything, since water runs off the land into the ocean and carries...
Ways to protect your house from winter weather
By: Roger Crain
The wintry months will soon be here and, if you haven't done so already, then you should utilize these ways to protect your house from the wintry weather. The first step in winterizing your house properly is in detecting the air leaks that allow an...
By: Richie Mogwai
Snowflakes are like human DNA: No two snowflakes are exactly alike. So when a particular, minute snowflake melts, it is gone forever. This is what makes them so fascinating! The next question that comes up is of course, the nagging why, and apparently, those clouds...
A guide to the different types of snowflakes
By: Effie Moore Salem
Snow flakes are a source of ongoing wonder to those who ponder their shapes and who try to make sense out of them, and to those who place them in some kind of order. And to be certain, they are the least likeliest of subject...
By: Philo Gabriel
"Cabin fever" is a colloquial term for the claustrophobia or panicky feeling some people get when they feel like they've been shut in for too long. When you’re snowed in with no realistic way to go out and do the things you would normally...

 

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