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If you had a choice, which would you choose?
I have had a very deepphilosophical argument in my head lately. If I had a choice, which would I choose? I live in a place that does not have air conditioning, central heat, dishwasher or laundry fa...
4/30/13 at 4:47 PM We're having a heat wave 3/16/12 at 2:03 PM
A New Name for the Heat Wave-Streak-Bubble-Dome
I keep referring to the heat wave as a "heat wave," but it's really more of a heat bubble. That's how the National Weather Service meteorologist described it to me. Since then, though, I've heard it ...
7/20/11 at 6:00 PM Is It Hot Enough For Ya? 6/22/09 at 6:53 AM
Hot enough for everyone
The heat is on, and as we dash from our air-conditioned vehicles into air-conditioned buildings, one can't help wondering how people coped with extreme summer heat in the pre-technology era. Were the...
7/19/11 at 1:12 PM
Ten ways to beat the heat
Ugh. Its hot. Ill try to remind myself this weekend about how much I dislike winter enduring practically frozen eye balls from walks in the bitter cold, chopping hard-packed snow at the end of my dr...
7/15/11 at 5:53 PM
1960: Minnesota Winters Are Warming Up, Arctic Ice Cap Thinning, Glaciers Receding
Minnesota's average winter temperature had risen 4 degrees in the past 100 years, as of 1960. This was prior to the 1970s global cooling scare. Next post at noon....
1/23/10 at 4:00 AM Is It Hot Enough For Ya? 6/22/09 at 6:49 AM