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Homeless Man Breaks Windows To Stay Warm

With temps barely reaching 20 degrees over the last few days, which will likely carry into the weekend, we can all agree that it's- burr chilly cold chilly burr cold burr- out there, no?  For me, I appreciate the fact that I have a few blankets and a warm place to rest my head. For others, staying warm means committing a crime. 

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Jeff Swensen/Getty Images
Jeff Swensen/Getty Images
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What’s The Best Part About Snow in Albany?

Yes I’m talking about the white fluffy stuff from the sky not the one hit wonder fake Jamaican dude with glasses. What’s so great about this cold stuff that make people drive slow an angry?

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ezra shaw - getty images
ezra shaw - getty images
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Where Is The Best Place To Ski And Snowboard Near Albany?

 

 

Last year we had a winter without snow. Now that we have more snow then we can handle I got to know where the best place to go skiing or snowboarding near the Albany Area is.

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Frosters Anonymous, Facebook
Frosters Anonymous, Facebook
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Frosting – The New Facebook Craze

While most of us are bundling up with the dipping temperatures, a new fad has hit Facebook called "Frosting". What is it? Well, you wear summer-like clothes (speedos, swimwear, etc) in the cold or snow, take a picture, then post on the Frosters Anonymous page.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images
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Get Ready — Forecasters Predict a Brutal Winter Ahead

This summer has been unusually hot, with record-breaking temperatures all over the country. But in a few months, we may be wishing for a little of that heat — forecasters are warning we should brace for a particularly harsh winter.

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Thinkstock
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Do You Believe in Global Warming? – Survey of the Day

Belief in global warming has hit a three-year high, which experts attribute to a warmer than usually winter in the US.

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Getty Images
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Snow Emergencies In Effect Around Albany Area

In case you hadn't noticed, mother nature decided to remind us that it is in fact winter and we are still in the northeast.  Now there are several snow emergencies in effect.

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Getty Images
Getty Images
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First Real Winter Storm Of 2012 On It’s Way To Albany

People in the Albany area have been pretty lucky so far this winter.  Mild weather and virtually no snow, but that is about to change with a storm on it's way for Wednesday.

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Snow on ironwork in Troy NY
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Snowstorm Photos from Around the Albany NY + Capital Region Area

Everyone has a ton of snow storm photos in the Albany NY area. We always gets more than our fair share of snow storms (most winters), and we can never see enough great photos of snow. If you ski or board, it's heaven for you - or if you have children in your life, it's a great joy to watch them playing in the snow. Check out our photo gallery of snow photos! 

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Archie Carpenter, Getty Images/Buckeye Chuck, Facebook/Balzac Billy/Staten Island Chuck, Facebook/Shari Chambers, Wikimedia Commons
Archie Carpenter, Getty Images/Buckeye Chuck, Facebook/Balzac Billy/Staten Island Chuck, Facebook/Shari Chambers, Wikimedia Commons
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5 Famous Weather Predicting Groundhogs You’ve Never Heard Of

It’s Groundhog Day…again. According to legend, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow, it will leave showing that winter will soon end. If it is sunny, the groundhog will see its shadow and go back into its burrow, and the winter weather will continue for six more weeks. The largest Groundhog Day celebration is held in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The most famous weather man in Punxsutawney is Punxsutawney Phil. However, Phil isn’t the only groundhog to predict weather. Eric Meier and I worked hard researching different groundhogs. Here’s 5 Famous Groundhogs You’ve Never Heard Of.

 

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Fab.com
Fab.com
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The Beardo Is The Hat That Makes You A Man

Just when you were wondering where you could get a winter hat with a built in beard, Fab.com has sent us the Beardo.  It's the beanie, that keeps both your head and face warm.

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Andreas Rentz, Getty Images
Andreas Rentz, Getty Images
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Americans Are Divided on Flu Shots — Survey of the Day

With flu season upon us, 46 percent of Americans have received a flu shot, whereas 47 percent said they have not and will not.

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