You May Chill In This Sunken 200 Year-Old Swedish Cabin Hidden Deep In A Forest


Photo credit: PonyHans

In the early 1800s a man named Little Jon lived in this so called earth cabin (swe. ‘backstuga’) located in southern Småland, Sweden. Continue reading »

How Animals Chill in Summer Heat

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Is the big feline dancing in the rain? Not really. The playful shot of a Sumatra tiger was taken in Ragunan Zoo, in South Jakarta, Indonesia on June 24th, 2014. Water droplets scatter through the air when it was taking a refreshing dip from the heat. (Photo: CFP)
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Cube Tube: Chill without the Spill

Cube Tube is a vertical ice cube tray that prevents you from spilling water while transporting a full tray of water to your freezer. It also provides the user better control while dropping the ice into a drink. Just fill the tube, insert the divider, seal the tube and freeze. Once it’s frozen, hit the flexible bottom against a hard surface. This will loosen up the ice to be pulled out (and probably relieve some stress). The tube is designed with a slight draft to make pulling the ice out easier. Continue reading »

The Big Chill: Europe Gripped by Coldest Weather in Decades

Europe has been hit hard by extreme cold and snow, causing power outages, frozen water pipes and the widespread closure of schools, nurseries, airports, bus routes and tourist attractions.


A buoy layer makes its way through sheets of floating ice on the river Oder at the German-Polish border near Hohenwutzen, eastern Germany. The German part of the river had to be closed for traffic on January 31. (Klaus-Dietmar Gabbert/dapd) Continue reading »