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New Trampled Snow Art from Simon Beck

Simon Beck makes art by stepping in snow. Even with sturdy snowshoes, it’s hard work, and takes a special talent to get it right. Beck (previously on Neatorama) has been busy the past few weeks tramping out new designs in the snow at Les Arcs ski resort in France. You can see some of the [...]

Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek

The New York Times has a six-part multimedia presentation detailing the story of 16 skiers and snowboarders who were caught in an avalanche last February in the Cascade Mountains. The series includes awesome graphics, slideshows, videos, and a compelling narrative by John Branch that follows the events from the point of view of the survivors [...]

The One That Started Them All Snow White

The One That Started Them All Snow White – $94.95 (front and back shown) Mirror, mirror on the wall who has the fairest collectibles of them all? The NeatoShop of course. Behold the charming The One That Started Them All Snow White statue. This highly detailed, Jim Shore designed, sculpture features amazing hand-painted details. The piece [...]

Wild Snow Leopard Mother and Cubs

There are only a few thousand snow leopards left in the wild, and they are extremely reclusive, living in the mountains and hunting only at dawn and dusk. Now, for the first time time, we have video footage of a snow leopard mother and cubs in their natural habitat. A team of researchers from the Snow [...]

Baked Snow Cones? WTF?!?

Ok, it’s not really that weird, they’re actually just cupcakes designed to look like snow cones -making them a perfect summertime treat for the kiddies (and the adults too). For even more fun you could always try making red, white and blue snow cones and playing snack roulette. Link Via Laughing Squid

How Fake Snow Works

Last Christmas, I received a curious gift: a tiny bag of white crystals labeled Fake Snow. “Just add water,” it said. So I did. And the crazy stuff puffed up unbelievably, forming a white-ish snow-like substance. Even weirder, the bag indicated that the snow could be dried out and reused [...]

No Globe

The Dorothy art collective designed this snow globe that features a coal-fired power plant. When shaken, black pollution floats around instead of pristine white snowflakes. The single greatest threat to the climate comes from burning coal but despite this a whole new fleet of dirty coal-fired power stations are on the verge of being built in [...]

Skiis for Wheelchair Wheels

Don’t be limited by the snow. Wheelblades clip onto the front wheels of wheelchairs. They distribute weight over a broader space, so they won’t get stuck in light snow. Patrick Mayer, the inventor, hopes to begin selling them in October. Link -via Technabob | Official Website

Snow Shoveling-The Video Game

(YouTube Link) Just in time for a fresh batch of winter storms comes Snow Shoveling-The Video Game. If tired of having to shovel actual snow, or if you live in a region where there isn’t any snow to shovel, then this simulation game is just the thing for you. It’s all the hard work without the [...]

Buried Under Snow

This blogger is trying to find the town of Tecuci, Romania, under the snow! For some reason, the Google translation renders the town’s name as Tecumseh. There are more pictures of the huge snowfall at the site Criserb. Link -via Buzzfeed