Here's a metaphor for the two-way relationship between new and old technology if ever we saw one. One snowy day in Pennsylvania, a tanker truck got stuck in a snowbank and couldn't move. The truck was rescued by the unlikeliest set of allies: An Amish man and his four draft horses. (Jalopnik via TDW)Read More
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Throughout last night and early today, it snowed in 49 states. As one can see from the map above, which is shaded for depth, Florida was the lone state that didn't receive any snow, winning the blizzard. Even Hawaii had a bit of snow, which fell on the Mauna Kea volcano on the Big Island. About 69% of the contiguous United States was covered in snow, and 32 states had weather advisory warnings. Basically, it snowed everywhere in the US except for Florida, which, being from south Florida, I shall gladly accept the award on the state's behalf.
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Anonymous attacks things from time to time; to make a point, to flex e-muscles, for whatever reason that takes Anon's fancy. Well, take this, snow. Being someone who hails from the sunny, snowless beaches of south Florida, I can get on board with Operation Frozen Vengeance. Down with snow!Read More
London, Ontario is presently being whammied with a whole lot of snow. Canadian Press reports that parts of the city have already been hit with 70 cm of snow [27 inches] since Sunday, and that another 40 cm [16 inches] are expected tomorrow, for a total of over 40 inches of snow. Wow. The city has held off on declaring a state of emergency, however.Read More