Don Lipman
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The story of the modern-day earmuff and its inventor, Chester Greenwood

The story of the modern-day earmuff and its inventor, Chester Greenwood

How an avid ice skater, at age 15, came up with what would become a wildly popular addition to winter attire.

The epic B-B-Blizzard that stranded hundreds of well-to-do travelers on the frontier

The epic B-B-Blizzard that stranded hundreds of well-to-do travelers on the frontier

The blizzard would be named the “Terror of the Prairies” -- a wall of drifted snow so immense that it towered 12 feet over the rail cars.

How much snow is too much for your roof?

How much snow is too much for your roof?

In order to answer, a number of factors must be considered, not the least of which is the water content and weight of the snow.

How blizzards can still blast the East Coast despite extreme Atlantic warmth and El Niño

How blizzards can still blast the East Coast despite extreme Atlantic warmth and El Niño

Exceptional Atlantic Ocean warmth could make or break the snow this year, even with El Niño stacking the odds against East Coast winter storms.