A Brief History of Snowmobiling
Snowmobiles were invented around the same time as wheeled transportation was becoming a robust industry.
The Snowy Winter that Devastated Colonial New England
For eleven days in February and March 1717, New England was hit with four major snowstorms. The devastation struck some as a sign from God.
The Snow Day as Modern Festival
An unexpected day off work and school can take on the trappings of a religious ritual.
The Real Problem with Artificial Snow
As the climate changes, snowfall in many areas has decreased. As natural snow is replaced with artificial snow, what is the environmental impact?
10 Winter Poems To Cozy Up To
Settle in to the winter season with verse from Dylan Thomas, H.D., Pushkin, and more.
The Surprising Colors of Snow
In mountain and other wilderness areas where deep snows last well into the spring, the snow may be tinted red, green, orange, or yellow.