The Anatomy of Chicago's Busted Christmas Eve Snow Forecast

Remember all that snow Chicago was supposed to get today? It's 41°F and raining right now. Forecasts were always honest that it might not snow, but seeing the potential for up to six inches of snow on Christmas Eve vanish in a cold, dreary rain is still a shock to the system. Here's why that happened. » 12/29/14 1:06am 12/29/14 1:06am

How To Brew Your Own Snowflakes In An Empty Soda Bottle

Whether you're tromping through piles of freshly fallen snow or digging your toes into the sand far away from the nearest snowflake, there's a way to brew up a very tiny snowstorm right in your own house — and all you need to do it is a sponge, an empty soda bottle, fishing line, a paperclip, and some dry ice. » 12/23/14 10:08am 12/23/14 10:08am

This Massive Snow Art Is a Tribute to the River That Used to Flow Here

Since 2011, artist Sonja Hinrichsen has brought volunteers out onto the snow of Colorado to create art that can only be full seen from above. 2014's entry was an abstract interpretation of original flow of the Yampa River and its four main tributaries in Routt County, made on an artificial lake created by damming. » 11/30/14 11:30pm 11/30/14 11:30pm

Sorry conspiracy theorists, but the snow in Atlanta was real.

A conspiracy theory is floating around that someone other than Mother Nature is responsible for Atlanta's latest snowfall, spurred on by clips of people burning snowballs black. This video, using a lighter and some snow, explains why they're wrong — and explores the phenomenon of "snow that doesn't melt." » 2/03/14 7:00pm 2/03/14 7:00pm