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Posted on: 6:10 pm, January 8, 2014, by Mike Stevens, updated on: 05:45pm, January 8, 2014
We heard a great deal this week about something called the polar vortex and how the weather phenomenon is responsible for our bitter cold weather.
But what exactly is it?
Mike Stevens set out to answer that question from The Pennsylvania Road.
The weather phenomenon has spawned an online craze for homegrown science experiments that exploit the frigid temperatures. There’s the boiling-water toss (I’ll spare you the frozen urine iteration), the frozen egg on a New York sidewalk, the shattering frozen t shirt, and everyone’s favorite frozen bubbles.
Even in a polar vortex your freezer can come in handy. Anyway, winter can’t last forever.
Look at all the things you can do with your freezer:
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