Tag: snow

Jan 29, 2015

Picture of the Day: Never Finished

Picture of the Day: Never Finished

Photograph by Philip L. Hillman On Tuesday, a mystery Bostonian was spotted shovelling the snow off of the iconic Boston Marathon finish line. The city had just been hammered with over 24 inches (61 cm) of snow and Philip Hillman captured the pic above from the Charlesmark Hotel on Boylston street. The mystery shoveller…

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Jan 26, 2015

Artist Makes Giant Fire and Marshmallow Out of Snow

Artist Makes Giant Fire and Marshmallow Out of Snow

How creative is this snow sculpture by Schaffer Art Studio! To get the color of the flames and logs the artist used food coloring mixed with water in a spray bottle and ‘spray painted’ the flames and wood on. Still not quite sure how he managed to make such a perfect giant marshmallow on…

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Jan 19, 2015

What Happens When You Blow Soap Bubbles in Freezing Cold Weather

What Happens When You Blow Soap Bubbles in Freezing Cold Weather

If you blow soap bubbles in freezing cold weather, amazing crystals of ice form on their surface (actually in the middle as the water is between two thin layers of soapy film); starting at the bottom and expanding upwards until the entire bubble is covered. Each bubble and pattern created is unique making for…

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Jan 10, 2015

Every Year These Brothers Make a Giant Snow Sculpture on their Front Lawn

Every Year These Brothers Make a Giant Snow Sculpture on their Front Lawn

For the last four years Austin, Connor and Trevor Bartz have worked together to create a giant snow sculpture on the front lawn of their family’s house in New Brighton, Minnesota. This year the three brothers created an impressive 12 foot tall turtle. Previous years have included a shark, walrus and blowfish. It will…

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Jan 9, 2015

Picture of the Day: Meanwhile in Canada

Picture of the Day: Meanwhile in Canada

Photograph by Parks Canada So apparently there’s a little bit of snow in western Canada! This photo was taken in Glacier National Park in the province of British Columbia and shows a train rumbling through snow banks as high as the train itself! Glacier National Park is one of seven national parks in British…

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Jan 7, 2015

Giant Panda Cub Plays in the Snow for the Very First Time

Giant Panda Cub Plays in the Snow for the Very First Time

As the year’s first blanket of snow coated the Washington, D.C. area, giant panda Bao Bao spent much of the morning playing in it for the very first time. The sixteen month-old panda cub tumbled down the hill in her outdoor enclosure, climbed trees and pounced on her mother Mei Xiang.

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Jan 3, 2015

Picture of the Day: Snowstorm at the Grand Canyon

Picture of the Day: Snowstorm at the Grand Canyon

Photograph by Michael Quinn/NPS A New Year’s winter storm bought record low temperatures, damaging winds and a snowstorm to the southwestern United States, blanketing the world-famous Grand Canyon. Northern Arizona received widespread snowfall totals of over four inches on New Year’s Eve and Day. The snow has since cleared and you can see more…

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Dec 31, 2014

Picture of the Day: Macro Snowflake

Picture of the Day: Macro Snowflake

Photograph by ALEXEY KLJATOV Blog | Flickr | Facebook | Google+ | deviantART | 500px | Tumblr | Prints In this fantastic macro photograph by Alexey Kljatov (featured previously) we see a solitary snowflake standing on its edge on a DVD-R disk. On Flickr, Kljatov explains: “I transferred both [snow crystals] with small paintbrush,…

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Dec 3, 2014

Artist Uses Compass, String and Measuring Tape to Create Amazing Snowshoe Art

Artist Uses Compass, String and Measuring Tape to Create Amazing Snowshoe Art

‘Snow artist’ Simon Beck creates the most amazing temporary artworks using just a compass, string, measuring tape and a pair of snowshoes. Beck graduated in Engineering from Oxford University but decided later on to leave his office job in order to become a cartographer. In December 2004 after a day of skiing, he got…

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Nov 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Snow Wall

Picture of the Day: The Snow Wall

Photograph by Joseph DeBenedictis (@Joseph_Video on Twitter) Western New York is currently experiencing a historic snowstorm with another 2 – 3 ft of snow expected to fall in the Buffalo area by late Thursday. Driven by the lake effect, a massive snowstorm dumped upwards of 60 inches (152 cm) on parts of Western New…

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