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YSK that a blocked tailpipe due to deep snow can be deadly

YSK that a blocked tailpipe due to deep snow can be deadly <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>With the snowstorm in the Northeast, it may be tempting to start your car and let it heat up to help melt the deep snow

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YSK that during snow emergemcies a lot of parking garages offer free parking

YSK that during snow emergemcies a lot of parking garages offer free parking This is not true for all garages, but you can find out usually by checking their website or social media pages. It was devised to help clear

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Does it rain on the gas/ice giant planets? I know they have wind and storms, but what about rain or snow?

Does it rain on the gas/ice giant planets? I know they have wind and storms, but what about rain or snow? submitted by JohnCarterofAres [link] [2 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL Fresh snow absorbs sound, lowering ambient noise over a landscape because the trapped air between snowflakes attenuates vibration. That´s why it gets so quite when it snows.

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TIL Fresh snow absorbs sound, lowering ambient noise over a landscape because the trapped air between snowflakes attenuates vibration. That´s why it gets so quite when it snows. submitted by bundys [link] [1106 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL of Mary Fields, aka “Stagecoach Mary,” a 6 ft, 200 lb former slave who, at age 60, was hired by the U.S. Postal Service as she was the fastest applicant to hitch a team of horses. She never missed a day of work, and when the snow was too deep for her horses, she carried the mail on her back.

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TIL of Mary Fields, aka “Stagecoach Mary,” a 6 ft, 200 lb former slave who, at age 60, was hired by the U.S. Postal Service as she was the fastest applicant to hitch a team of horses. She never missed

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TIL of John Snow who first proposed that cholera outbreaks were happening because people drank water contaminated with faeces. His claims were rejected for decades because the were “too disgusting” for the public to contemplate.

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TIL of John Snow who first proposed that cholera outbreaks were happening because people drank water contaminated with faeces. His claims were rejected for decades because the were “too disgusting” for the public to contemplate. submitted by pandaemon666 [link] [544

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TIL that in September 2006, Chinese Border Patrol guards opened fire on a group of Tibetan pilgrims moving slowly in deep snow, killing a 17-year-old girl. The incident is only known in the West because a Romanian mountain climber secretly recorded it

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TIL that in September 2006, Chinese Border Patrol guards opened fire on a group of Tibetan pilgrims moving slowly in deep snow, killing a 17-year-old girl. The incident is only known in the West because a Romanian mountain climber secretly

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What happens to insects in the spring when they start to come out, but then winters like, nope fuck that and drops into the negatives and starts to snow again?

What happens to insects in the spring when they start to come out, but then winters like, nope fuck that and drops into the negatives and starts to snow again? submitted by Biggieholla [link] [1 comment] Source: reddit answers: a

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Is Snow Insulating My House?

Is Snow Insulating My House? We have been getting hammered with snow here in Nova Scotia. It's to the point where's entire foundation and part of the house are being buried. Does snow act as an insulator for my house

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TIL that on April 1, 1974, the local residents of Sitka, Alaska woke to their nearby dormant volcano, Mount Edgecumbe, billowing out black smoke. When a Coast Guard pilot came closer to investigate, he found 70 tires burning and the words “APRIL FOOL” spray painted into the snow.

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TIL that on April 1, 1974, the local residents of Sitka, Alaska woke to their nearby dormant volcano, Mount Edgecumbe, billowing out black smoke. When a Coast Guard pilot came closer to investigate, he found 70 tires burning and the

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