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Growing Snow to Help Predict Avalanches
Ed Adams, an engineering professor at Montana State University, used to study avalanches from inside a fortified shack. He would...
Winter, 1948: Boston Mayor Asks MIT to Create Snow-Fighting Flamethrowers
Back in January 1948, then-mayor of Boston, James Michael Curley, was frustrated. He worried of “perhaps disastrous flooding” from snowmelt,...
This Is Your Massive Snowstorm, America
This January may have been the snowiest month on record here in New York, but it looks like the winter...
Next-Generation Snowshoes Pack In Your Pocket, Then Inflate For Convenient Trudging
If you’re feeling a little bogged down by winter’s wrath, fear not. When others are snowed in, you can simply...
Video: Panasonic Ships A Snowman 8,000 Kilometers to the Desert, In a Cardboard Box
Using no refrigeration, a snowman made in Japan traveled 5,314 miles to the desert of Bahrain, surviving the journey in...
Invention Awards: A Faster, Safer System for Snowmobiles
A rear-axle-drive system that makes snowmobiles go faster, brake quicker, and consume less gas
Lasers Could Create Clouds, and Perhaps Rain, on Demand
The future of weather manipulation just got even crazier
Video: Easy Russian DIY Car-to-Tank Conversion Kit
As the Northeast and South brace for yet another day of record snow fall, thousands of Americans are struggling with...
Theme Building: Three DIY Snow Vehicles Show Winter Who’s Boss
Two mechanics on a remote outpost build a “snow chopper” out of salvaged parts
National Weather Service Enlists Twitter Users and Drivers to Crowdsource Weather Reports
You're the meteorologist now! Well, you and your car