Molecule by molecule, a snowflake grows and eventually begins to fall. A scientific look at the amazing nature of snowflakes and snow.
Nature takes a unique approach to solving its icy surface problems. We found the solution to de-icing challenges in the feathers of adorable wobble-gaited penguins.
Taking your physical activity outside comes with added benefits. Here are ways to pursue your fitness goals outdoors, even in the middle of a Canadian winter.
‘Tis the season… for coughs, colds and COVID, it seems. So what should you do if you find yourself with symptoms on Christmas Day?
While you enjoy a hot chocolate and a spin on the teacups, take a moment to thank the frost fairs of our ancestors for starting a beloved Christmas tradition.
In winter, light in the northern latitudes is dim and very blue compared to summer light. Reindeer eyes have evolved to be better suited at seeing in this unique environment.
The dead of winter, when the longest night of the year takes place, has also traditionally been celebrated as a time of renewal and reverence.
A literature professor suggests some classic reads to curl up with when it is cold.
Some species beat the big freeze with natural antifreeze in their blood.
Renting can be a challenge for environmentally conscious tenants, but there are several ways you can save energy while remaining on good terms with your landlord.
Denmark, despite its cold and gloomy winters, is full of people who consistently rank among the happiest in the world.
Family physicians are on the frontline of health care, and their observations and support can help us get through the upcoming winter season.
The gruelling winter months have arrived in Ukraine and both sides are digging in for a long few months of sub-zero temperatures.
‘Sad’ is most common during the colder months.
Seventy-two per cent of native bumblebee species in North America are cutting their winter hibernation short by timing their emergence to earlier spring onsets.
From persistent chemicals to exhaust particulate matter, snow accumulates highly toxic pollutants. Regulations are needed to address the impacts on water supplies and the food chain.
Official advice suggests warming your house to 18℃. But it’s perfectly possible to live in an unheated house with personal warming devices and better clothing.
Mulled wine has been around for at least 2,000 years.
You’ve fought over the thermostat in the office right? Here’s why it’s usually women turning it up and men turning it down.
No, you’re not imagining it. You can pee more in winter. Mostly, there’s nothing to worry about. But it could be a sign of hypothermia.