winter

Snow Sculpture Made to Look Like Ford Mustang Gets Parking Ticket in Nebraska

On Sunday, Nebraska State Trooper Mick Downing pulled up behind what he thought was a snow-covered Ford Mustang. Nope: It turned out to be an elaborate snow sculpture in the shape of a full-sized 'Stang. "Some people make snowmen," Downing said in a video of his discovery. "Not the people in the...
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Ottawa Recluse Trapped in Snowbound House All Winter Found Alive

When you're a recluse, being trapped in your house all winter is "snow" big deal. Last week, authorities in Ottawa spent 90 minutes working to clear a path to a man's home after neighbors expressed concern that he hadn't left the residence since the start of winter. CTV News reports that a tractor...
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Need a Charge? Plug It Into Your Parka

Sub-zero temperatures got you feeling under the weather? The Wall Street Journal reports that there are at least four battery-heated parkas on the market--which double as phone chargers. A Ralph Lauren spokesperson tells The Journal that that the jackets' USB battery packs are "quite discreet" and...
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Smart Home Heating

3 Ways to Reduce Heating Costs This Winter

Here are three things you can do to help reduce your heating bill this winter.
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