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  • Alaska, Antarctica excluded from extreme cold data

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Ella Wilkerson, in Owings Mills, asks if the national temperature extremes reported next to my mug shot include Alaska and Hawaii: “I have never seen Alaska with the lowest temperature. I find it hard to believe …...
  • Where are Summit Station and Islas Orcadas?

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Don Torres, in Ellicott City, tracks the planet’s cold spots on our print weather page: “It’s almost always Summit Station, Greenland, and … [in the southern winter] Islas Orcadas… Would you...

    No sweat: Cool theme-park spots

    No sweat: Cool theme-park spots
    Is it just me or are theme parks not as cool as they used to be? Not "cool" in the Fonzie way or that Nicki Minaj way, but cool in the beat-the-heat way. I recall feeling overheated in theme parks in the summers of my youth and escaping inside, greeted...

    Five minutes with stroke survivor Jill Bolte Taylor

    Five minutes with stroke survivor Jill Bolte Taylor
    Neuroscientist Jill Bolte Taylor has always loved the brain’s complex beauty. But she developed an unexpectedly deep appreciation for her own in 1996 after a blood vessel ruptured and she suffered a massive stroke. The life-changing moment destroyed...

    SeaWorld's Antarctica: Cool location designed for warm welcome

    SeaWorld's Antarctica: Cool location designed for warm welcome
    SeaWorld Orlando's newest attraction turns the planet on its side. Just look at the globe at the entrance: The South Pole is at the equator with a "You are here" designation. And there are glacial reefs standing right here in sunny Central Florida, next...