Tag: cold

Breathtaking Photos of the Coldest City in the World In the village of Oymyakon, Russia, the average winter temperature is minus 58° Fahrenheit. That’s minus 50° Celsius. Does that make you feel a little warmer? Coldest temperature on record, from 1924, is minus 96° F (minus 71° C). Eyeglasses freeze to faces. Cars outside need […]

Giving Homeless Warm Clothes in Minus -31 Degree Subzero Temperatures Denver, CO. Several years ago we had the pleasure of working with Chance Buell, the creator of this video. We knew Chance was a great videographer/producer/director/editor and now we know something else we’d always suspected: He’s a great guy! Way to go, Chance! TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

It’s the cold and flu season. I oughtta know: I’ve had a cold for weeks. Here are 8 natural antibiotics to replace pharmaceuticals. I’m going for cinnamon and honey. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

If you have cold winters and a small space you might want to get yourself a kotatsu. The kotatsu also adapts for warm weather use. Japanese optimization of space at its best. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

How to make an air conditioner in 5 minutes for $20. Sure. It looks like it would work. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

When I was a kid we had a 6-foot square ice fishing shack made out of the same insulation board that was used as sheathing on new houses in those days. We left the shack out on the frozen river all winter long. Sawdust covered the ice as a floor. There was a little oil-burning […]

When I wrote about the cold frame heater I’d just made, I didn’t mention that the other side of this story involves the several hundred thousand red wiggler worms I’ve got living in plastic buckets in the garage. They aren’t squatters. They are there because I built an insulated room for them and now I’d […]

Notice: Since the end of the world may occur tomorrow, you might want to hold off starting this project until Saturday, if there is a Saturday. If there is no Saturday, it’s been nice knowing you. Do you remember those big old heat registers at Grandma’s house? They were vertical against the wall and the […]