The viral boiling water challenge became popular amid record low temperatures in the United States. Unfortunately, the stunt is sending people to the hospital because of burns. Some suffered from face scald injuries.
Public Health February 9, 2019
NASA's new satellite images show how the polar vortex is spreading frigid air over the United States. So far, the Midwest has been experiencing the lowest temperatures in years.
Earth/Environment February 2, 2019
Frosty weather is here again, courtesy of the polar vortex. It’s important to keep yourself warm, but your device needs some protection from the cold, too.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 1, 2019
Nuri may not be a super typhoon anymore, but effects of the Pacific storm will soon be felt as far away as the eastern United States.
November 7, 2014
Climate change could be driving the polar vortex, bringing frigid winter temperatures to North America and Europe.
Earth/Environment September 3, 2014
James Screen of the University of Exeter presents findings suggesting decreases in extreme cold weather in the Northern Hemisphere as a result of Arctic warming, and overall warmer springs, autumns and winters.
Earth/Environment June 17, 2014
Contrary to previous assumptions, a new study hints that arctic warming may lead to fewer extreme cold weather events. The study covers parts of Europe, Asia and the US.
Earth/Environment June 16, 2014
Thanks to the harsh winter brought about the polar vortex, the Midwest and East Coast may be subjected to a particularly severe allergy season. Doctors recommend early treatment for those at risk.
Life March 28, 2014