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Best ice pick: A versatile winter tool for camping and more
From ice fishing to bartending, these useful tools are perfect for getting a leg up on blocks of ice and frozen surfaces. We’ve selected some of the best ice picks available to help you chip away at any task that comes your way.
Strange, dark, and hot ice could explain Uranus and Neptune’s wonky magnetic fields
Scientists finally understand what's inside superionic ice.
Eddies in the ocean might affect sea level rise
Circular currents could block warm water from reaching Antarctica.
How a top-secret nuclear project became a gold mine for data on Greenland’s ice sheet
‘Project Iceworm’ was a Cold War-era army project, and its results accidentally revealed secrets about our planet’s past.
Best heated insoles: Keep Your Feet Warm in Any Shoe
Keep your feet nice and toasty with insoles designed to last well beyond the winter.
How to build an igloo that’s structurally sound and cozy
With help from an ice architect and Inuit engineering.
Best winter gloves: Our picks for touch screen gloves, ski gloves, and more
Whether you’re hitting the slopes or want to use your phone on the go, we’re here to help. Here’s our advice on finding the best winter gloves for you.
Three at-home cold brew systems that’ll save you money
Six dollar coffee shop cold brew––in this economy?
Glacier-dwelling bacteria thrive on chemical energy derived from rocks and water
Who needs sunlight? Not these microbes.
Quickly de-ice your car’s windshield with these sprays
You don’t always have time to wait for your defroster.