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Monday: March 15, 2010

Have a peek at the world's largest labyrinth recently constructed over in Buffalo, New York.Have a peek at the world's largest labyrinth recently constructed over in Buffalo, New York.

Recently built over in Buffalo for a winter festival, this maze consists of 2,200 blocks of ice which weigh about 300 pounds each. The maze itself m easured in at 12,855 square feet beating the previous record-owner by a whopping 4,575 square feet. Wow.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 6:41 AM | Tags (11) | blocks | buffalo | festival | footage | guiness | ice | labyrinth | largest | newyork | snow | winter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: February 3, 2010

We're in for six more weeks of Winter according to Punxsutawney Phil.We're in for six more weeks of Winter according to Punxsutawney Phil.

The pudgy prognosticator apparently has a nose for the value of social networking. About 17,000 people had already signed up for Phil's text, Mickey Rowley, the deputy secretary for Pennsylvania tourism, said. If you send the text, you'll receive a copy of his forecast delivered to your mobile.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 6:44 AM | Tags (8) | weather | winter | groundhog | phil | punxsutawney | seasons | cold | abcnews |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 11, 2010

Some beautiful Tundra landscape photos for your viewing pleasure.Some beautiful Tundra landscape photos for your viewing pleasure.

This post also serves to let you all know that National Geographic has just recently given their beloved website a bit of facelift.  It's nice to see that their photography now plays a much prominent role on their overall website design.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 3:01 PM | Tags (12) | photos | tundra | landscapes | natgeo | facelift | redesign | colors | cold | winter | national | geographic | design |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 169 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Ten Winter survival tools and tactics you may not have previously known about.Ten Winter survival tools and tactics you may not have previously known about.

Seriously, I had no idea that spraying the old snow shovel with PAM would make it more efficient. I shall try this tactic next time there is an accumulation of snow and report back on my findings.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:46 AM | Tags (6) | lifehacker | survival | tactics | tips | tricks | winter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 64 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 21, 2009

Today is the shortest day of the year thanks to Winter Solstice.Today is the shortest day of the year thanks to Winter Solstice.

Everything you never knew (or possibly wanted to know) about the shortest day of the year brought to you by the fine folks of National Geographic. Enjoy it while it lasts.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 9:44 AM | Tags (7) | day | daylight | natgeo | season | shortest | solsitce | winter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 35 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: December 11, 2009

Twelve awe-inspiring snow sculptures for your viewing pleasure.Twelve awe-inspiring snow sculptures for your viewing pleasure.

I guess this is what it would like if snowmen every organized a rally or decided that it was time to rebel against their makers. Bring on the heat lamps.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:03 AM | Tags (6) | snow | sculptures | weburbanist | neat | photos | winter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 75 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 8, 2009

101 things to see and do in New York City this Winter according to Timeout New York.101 things to see and do in New York City this Winter according to Timeout New York.

Give yourself the gift of crowd avoidance: During the week, the rink is significantly less packed, so play hooky and get your glide on. If you can’t cut out of work, haul out of bed on a weekend morning and beeline to 30 Rock; the rink opens at 8am.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 6:30 AM | Tags (9) | nyc | manhattan | timeout | 101 | things | winter | travel | skate | 30rock |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 7, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to fight those dreary winter blues.A handy tutorial on how to fight those dreary winter blues.

One of the symptoms of winter blues is increased difficulty getting up in the morning, even if you've had plenty of sleep. Plugging a bright, florescent lamp into a timer and having it turn on before your alarm goes off will help simulate an artificial dawn.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 6:41 AM | Tags (6) | blues | depression | health | tutorial | wikihow | winter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 29, 2005

Photoblog: Winter is Coming

Just thought I would state the obvious. Note the Apple dog tags.

Location:

Tuckahoe, New York

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 8:26 AM | Tags (3) | photoblog | winter | glare |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


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