Sunday, October 11, 2009

Early snow's no fun | Winnipeg
The Winnipeg area recovered yesterday from an early winter wallop that dumped about 10 centimetres of snow on the city while causing traffic crashes and diverting planes to other centres.

The snow created havoc all over southern Manitoba on Friday as slick streets sent vehicles, and even a passenger jet, out of control.
It's expected to be a record season across NZ ski fields
Skiers are making the most of excellent slope conditions in what's expected to be a record season across the country.

The skiing is over at Queenstown and Wanaka's ski fields but Mount Hutt's had half a metre of snow in the last few days while Turoa announced it's extending its season by two weeks.

It turned into a record breaking season for Turoa two weeks ago and there is still a month to go.
SNP conference to open with climate [hoax] call
The 2009 SNP Annual Conference will open with a call for other countries to follow Scotland’s lead and agree to ambitious plans to combat climate change at Copenhagen.
Do the people of China and India spend a lot of time anxiously wringing their hands, waiting to blindly follow the next ridiculous Scottish whim?

Give a big hand for the iPhone glove - Scotland on Sunday
One manufacturer, US-based Dot Gloves, said its version was aimed specifically at countries such as Scotland where winters can be notoriously chilly.

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