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Ski resort uses helicopter to bring in more snow

Over the weekend, the Luchon-Superbagnères ski resort in the French Pyrenees used a helicopter to bring in fresh snow to the slopes from higher elevations. The chopper dumped 50 tonnes of snow on the beginner and ski school slopes. From The Guardian:

Hervé Pounau, the director of the local department council, said the cost of ...

Here’s the deal with the White House’s confusing ‘first snow of the year’ tweet

01.13.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

The White House is copping some negative feedback after posting a picture appearing to herald the year's first snowfall. Why? The temperature hit a high of 70 degrees Farenheit (21.1 C) that day. On a balmy Sunday evening in January, the White House ... ...

Senior dog plays in snow

Aww, look at him having the best time!

“My old chunky pupper enjoying the snow,” shares IMGURian @quoththeravennever.

“Roland is 12 years old and usually quite the couch potato, but he loves the snow! Also, he knows he’s very handsome in his new sweater. All the old ladies tell him so.”

My old ...

Snow in Chicago this close to May is unusual, but we’re getting numb to abnormal weather

04.27.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Yes, it is snowing in Chicago and other parts of the Midwest. Yes, it is April 27 — a mere four days until May. Yes, people are heading to Twitter and social media to freak out.  And finally, yes, we'll forget our shock as soon as the next... ...

Watch these dogs with floofy fluff-butts bravely tunnel in snow

This very good doggo is either hunting something special, or clearing a path for his human, or who knows? Either way, the dog is obviously a submarine.

When you thought you were adopting a dog, but instead got a subwoofer.

And below, meet Yukon.

He is named after Yukon Cornelius and he, ...

Police officer gives pretend ticket to pretend car made from snow

After this weekend's snow in Chadron, Nebraska, Jason Blundell and his kids spent the afternoon sculpting a snow replica of their 1967 Ford Mustang GTA. Nebraska State Patrol Sgt. **** Downing spotted the snow car and decided to have his own fun. From the Omaha World-Herald:

(Downing) drove by and recorded himself giving the sculpted ...

Watch Jaguar I-Pace Electric SUV Take On Snow & Ice: Video

02.25.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

How does the electric cat fare on snow & ice? Let’s find out. The Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV sports AWD, so it should tackle snowy situations without much of an issue, but ice is far from an ideal driving surface. Unique in this video is an opening overview of the car. It discusses various topics ...