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2009-11-02 11:18:00

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the thermostat drops, we start wearing coats to protect ourselves from the cold, but most people don't realize that their vehicles also need some extra protection during the winter.

2009-05-29 13:03:14

A California man on a quest to visit every Starbucks in the world said he is coffee-drinking his way through Britain this week. Rafael Antonio Lozano Jr., who changed his name to Winter said he started his project in 1997 and has so far had a cup of coffee at about 9,100 Starbucks locations, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. Winter, 37, said he is currently in Britain to visit 400 locations in England, Scotland and Wales.

2009-01-01 11:51:31

U.S. psychiatrists say making an effort to get some sun may help lift spirits if feeling blah and blue this winter. A team of psychiatrists from Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and Northwest Hospital suggest when the sun is out it is a good idea to work by a window.

2008-12-15 13:38:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross sheltered hundreds of people over the weekend who were affected by ice storms in the Northeast. Working with local partners, Red Cross chapters opened shelters in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont.

2008-09-29 14:41:04

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Tori Amos descended on the scene in the early '90s brimming with newfound creativity, intelligence, sensitivity and an exacting literary bearing.

2008-03-05 11:45:00

Researchers have announced the discovery of Notothenia coriiceps, an Antarctic fish that hibernates during the winter to conserve energy.

2006-04-07 06:05:00

The discovery of a possible hibernation hormone in the brain may unlock the mystery behind the dormant state. Hibernation allows animals from bears to rodents to survive unscathed -- in a state of suspended animation -- under the harshest of winter conditions.

2006-02-21 09:03:29

TURIN (Reuters) - Two athletes who had received a five-day race ban due to high levels of hemoglobin in their blood have been re-tested and cleared to race, the International Skiing Federation said on Tuesday.

2006-02-13 08:52:42

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - The biggest snowstorm of the season belted northeastern United States on Sunday, sinking New York City into its deepest snow on record, cutting power to thousands of homes, closing airports but bringing joy to ski resorts.

2006-02-13 07:00:00

A growing number of schools in the Northeast are retooling their phys-ed programs to add snowshoeing, an enticement to the video game generation to get outside and make the most of the region's long, cold winters.

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Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-30 13:44:17

November 2012: A mild start to the month will be followed up by a vigorous finish as temps rapidly slide. The forecasted average for the month is to be near 40-50F, while there is the possibility of seeing 7-9 days warmer than that along with 6-8 days becoming colder than the average. The month will also include a few chances of rain totaling around a Trace-0.25in. Winter weather for the month will include snowfall amounts around 4-6in total. December 2012: The month is going to be colder...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-08 09:29:22

November 2012: A pretty mild month is in store for the area as temps will average around the 30-40F range along with seeing 10-12 days being warmer. There is also the chance of seeing about 4-6 days being a touch bit colder. There will be multiple frost and freezes during the month along with a Trace-0.5in of rainfall for the month. The winter weather will include a special edition of snowfall in the range of 1-2in for the month. December 2012. The cold will begin to set in during the...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-05 09:36:27

November 2012: The month is going to be a tad bit warm to start with and then quickly transition into a colder month with the forecasted average to be around 30-40F, with the chance of seeing 4-6 days being warmer and 4-6 days being colder. The rainfall will be around a Trace-0.25in. Winter Weather Impacts will include 1-2in of snowfall for the month. December 2012. Temps are going to drop off for the month with the averages being around 20-30F with a small window of 2-4 days being...

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Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'