Tag: snow

Jan 24, 2016

When There’s a Blizzard in New York, Go Snowboarding

When There’s a Blizzard in New York, Go Snowboarding

What do you do when a blizzard shuts down NYC? Put some chains on your Jeep and go boarding!

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Jan 20, 2016

Making Soap Bubbles in the Freezing Cold and Filming the Results

Making Soap Bubbles in the Freezing Cold and Filming the Results

Pablo Zaluska beautifully captures what happens when you make frozen soap bubbles in -15°C weather

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Jan 4, 2016

6 Amazing Close-Ups of Individual Snowflakes from this Winter

6 Amazing Close-Ups of Individual Snowflakes from this Winter

In an ongoing series of close-ups of individual snowflakes, Alexey Kljatov captures these delicate structures in amazing clarity and detail

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Dec 21, 2015

These Snow Monkeys in Japan Have Their Own Hot Spring Pools

These Snow Monkeys in Japan Have Their Own Hot Spring Pools

At the Jigokudani Monkey Park in Nagano, Japan, large groups of Snow Monkeys gather in hot spring pools to relax.

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Dec 7, 2015

Picture of the Day: Frosted Spider Web

Picture of the Day: Frosted Spider Web

Sifter reader Deanna Hoyt sent us this lovely close-up of a frosted spider web that she spotted in Washington’s Normandy Park on Nov. 30, 2015

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Nov 26, 2015

Picture of the Day: One Sultry Snowbank

Picture of the Day: One Sultry Snowbank

I’ll just show myself out

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Nov 16, 2015

A Snow Dragon Made from Snowshoe Prints

A Snow Dragon Made from Snowshoe Prints

Snowshoe artist Simon Beck completes an awesome ‘snow dragon’ in Yakutsk, Siberia, Russia.

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Apr 27, 2015

Climber at Everest Base Camp Captures Avalanche Triggered by Saturday’s Deadly Earthquake

Climber at Everest Base Camp Captures Avalanche Triggered by Saturday’s Deadly Earthquake

A climber captures the harrowing moment an avalanche strikes Everest Base Camp after a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday. According to the BBC, at least 3,617 people are known to have died as deadly aftershocks continue. On Everest at least 18 people have been killed by avalanches as helicopters continue to rescue…

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Feb 16, 2015

Picture of the Day: Team Rwanda Sees Snow For First Time Ever

Picture of the Day: Team Rwanda Sees Snow For First Time Ever

Photograph by Team Rwanda Cycling During a race in Moab, Utah, members of Team Rwanda Cycling stop to touch some snow as it was the team’s first time ever seeing it! The photo was taken back in 2007 and the photo perfectly captures a moment they will never forget. According to the original post…

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Feb 16, 2015

Japanese Army Brigade Builds 50 ft Vader Out of Snow

Japanese Army Brigade Builds 50 ft Vader Out of Snow

Members of the 11th Brigade of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force have built an incredible, 50 ft (15 m) tall and 75 ft (23 m) wide, Star Wars snow sculpture of Darth Vader along with some Stormstroopers, TIE fighters and the Death Star. The sculpture was created for the annual Sapporo Snow Festival and…

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