Thursday, January 24, 2013

Museum’s T-Rex Halted by Chilly Weather | Winnipeg
“The T-Rex cannot be operated when the temperature is below -20°C. There’s a heating control thermostat that it’s hooked up to, so it turns off automatically,” said Bert Valentin, the museum’s acting manager of operations. “People will know when the temperature rises above -20°C, because the dinosaur will start to move and roar again.”
Cold Weather Spells Bad News For Older New Yorkers - Press Release - Digital Journal
NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Single digit temperatures sweeping New York could mean bad news for older adults, who stand at an increased risk of hypothermia, and other extreme weather-related illnesses. AARP is reminding people to check in on older friends, family and neighbors making sure they're safe and warm, and today the Association is releasing some quick tips to help.
Twitter / borenbears: Snowman central; DC's National ...
Snowman central; DC's National Airport overnight more than doubled the amount of snowfall we've gotten this winter: From 0.2 to 1/2 inch Wow
Twitter / PeterGleick: @borenbears Seth, was that ...
@borenbears Seth, was that a sarcastic "wow"? Yes, a "doubling" but from a very small number.... Percentages versus absolute values problem!
"Was that Sarcasm?" - Sheldon Cooper - The Big Bang Theory - YouTube

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