Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Where is the coldest place on Earth?

Because I woke up to a 4-degree morning this headline from the Christian Science Monitor certainly caught my eye. It's comforting to know that my front yard is considerably warmer than a pocket deep in the Antarctic Ice. Even so, I'm still not planning on walking the dog today.

How cold is the coldest place on Earth? (via The Christian Science Monitor)

On Earth, it doesn't seem to get any colder then this.(Atsuhiro Muto/National Snow and Ice Data Center/AP) Scientists have apparently spotted Dante’s Inferno, or at least its ice-lacquered ninth circle, found in a pocket in an Antarctic ice sheet…